When it comes to relationships, each person and situation are different. But, there is one thing that’s common regarding breakups. All breakups are hard and agonizing. If you’ve experienced a breakup, it’s very unlikely that you want to go through it again, specifically if it’s your ex. So, what can you do if your ex what to get back and willing to give the relationship a second chance?
Considering getting back to your ex can be emotionally overwhelming if it’s with the same person you broke up as it happened a long time ago. It’s important to visualize a realistic view of the relationship, instead of looking it through rose-tinted glasses when you’re thinking of getting back with your ex. Have a discussion about it with your friends and family, see their reactions whether they approve it or not, then make a decision if you want to go with it.
If you’re all set to give your ex a second chance, here are a few things you should look into:
1. It’s necessary to make sure that your ex actually said that he or she want to be back with you. Try to understand their intentions and seriousness about the issue. Ask your ex to you some time to think about it and take as much time as you need. There’s no reason to rush here. Don’t give in to your ex’s requests for you to take him or her back, no matter how desperate or romantic it seems to be. If your ex hasn't asked you directly, but you feel that they’re interested, then do nothing and wait for them to give a direct proposal. Meanwhile, you can keep working on your emotions and feelings, and reach a decision that will suit you best.
2. Some individuals have an irritating habit of demanding that they can’t get. If you’ve have moved on with your life, made some changes in your life, and even found someone new, a person who has broken up with you in the past may be interested in you. But, the minute you let them enter in your life, they will most likely dump you again. The perfect way to handle this nuisance is not to have any affairs with them at all. This kind behavior is unhealthy, addictive and will make you mad.
3. If you have decided to rekindle your broken relationship with your ex-partner, then there must be a reason for it. See if the reason to get back with your ex is that you have resolved the problem in some manner that ended the relationship. It is a good cause, compared to the one where you both wanted to get back together again because you two didn’t find anyone else, feeling lonely or just plain jealousy as you can’t tolerate the thought of your ex having a date or a relationship with someone else.
Breakups are painful. They make us angry, resentful, embarrassed, hopeless, lonely and emotional depressed. Making irresponsible decisions are common at this stage and getting back with your ex can certainly is one of them. Nonetheless, if you’re thinking to get back with your ex, think thoroughly about it before making a final call.