Mindfully Reconnecting With Your Ex
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Mindfully Reconnecting With Your Ex

If you are like millions of people in the world, you have probably gone through a breakup at some point in your life. The breakup could have been your idea, your partner's idea, or a mutual idea, but either way, it was a breakup and they can be hard. Plenty of couples go through breakups and most people have the mindset to move on and find someone else. However, there are many people who do not want to let go of the relationship and continue to hold on.

In some cases, these couples can get back together but in others, it doesn't work out for either one of you. If you've recently gone through a breakup and cannot imagine moving on and forgetting your relationship, there are things you can do to safely reconnect with your ex.

Make Sure You're Trying To Reconnect For The Right Reasons

Before you start trying to reconnect with your ex, make sure that you desire a reconnection for the right reasons. If you've been emotionally unstable ever since the breakup and break down crying at everything, you're probably only trying to reconnect with your ex so you can feel happy again, which is not the best way to go about being happy. If you have the desire to reconnect with your ex, assess your feelings and figure out the true meaning behind your desire for reconnection to make sure you want it for the right reasons.

Hope For The Best, Prepare For The Worst

Of course, if you are trying to reconnect with your ex, you're going to hope for the best and hope that they want the same thing as you. However, preparing for the best may not be such a good idea unless you know for sure that your ex wants to reconnect with you as well. You must prepare for the worst so you're not allowing your hopes to rise so far that it will hurt you if it doesn't work out. You can hope and pray all you want but it takes two to make a relationship and if your ex does not want to reconnect, you must be prepared to face that.

Be Careful

Remember that there is a reason you broke up in the first place. Even if your ex was the one who broke up with you, there was a reason he or she came to that decision. You must keep in mind your emotions but also the emotions of your ex. If they are trying to move on and be happy with another person, they probably won't appreciate your attempts to reconnect. Protect your heart and your mind by being careful with everything you do in your attempts to reconnect. As a general rule, if they're not reciprocating their feelings back to you, leave it be.

Reconnecting with your ex can be a wonderful thing to try, but also can be hurtful if it doesn’t go as planned. You never know way down the road what might happen, but either way know that you'll be alright.


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