This Article is About
courtship
heartache
time and space
hangout
friends family
ims
maintaining a relationship
heart
What To Do To Get Your Ex Back
Join 1000's of Authors at StreetArticles Today!

Courtship is hard; maintaining a relationship is harder; going through a breakup however is the hardest. But whatever the reason for calling it off, what’s common is the heartache that lingers for a while. Even if you cry out loud and tell the world, “I want ex back” the fact will remain and you will still find yourself hurting and longing for the one you love.

During these hard times, it is easy to let yourself go and be dominated by what your heart wants – your ex. However, running off to get back with your ex is not really a good idea. Letting your heart win against your head for the whole matter is even worse.

No communication

If it was your ex who broke up with you, better leave him/her alone and give the time and space that he/she so deserves. Sending tons of SMS and leaving a bucket of IMs would not help. Avoid calling your ex too. These may instead worsen your already tainted relationship and show how devastaed and desperate you are. Try to give it a rest and do not contact your ex for a couple of weeks. Pretend that you actually don’t exist to your ex. It may hurt you more now as you would eagerly yearn for the person you love, but this is probably the best thing to do to not make your ex tired and fed up with you.

Do not be seen

If you and your ex used to stay all day at the park or hangout at a certain café, skip these places and go somewhere else when you’re with friends, family, or even alone. Being in the place you and your ex always frequent can only increase the chances of having to see your ex again. By now you probably want to see him/her so badly. However, this is probably not a good idea because it may only leave you more hurt than ever. Seeing someone you love who doesn’t care can make you end up further heartbroken. And even though you know he’ll not be in these places at certain times, having to reminisce the past when you were still together at this restaurant or gallery will only leave you with tears.

Do nothing

Although you may still think “I really want my ex back,” it is best to not do anything at the moment. Making desperate attempts of getting back with him/her may just push your ex further away. It may sound a little silly, but doing nothing is a foolproof way to not mess anything up. You may actually succeed by taking the risk and pushing youself to the person you love. However, more often than not, it will just drive your ex off to run farther away from you.

Just focus on yourself

Flashbacks of your ex will probably haunt you every time you’re reminded of how beautiful your relationship was. However, you have to fight it and try to make yourself occupied. Go out and have some fun. Do not stay in your rut. You can become a better person.


Street Talk

No comments present
You May Also Like
How to Get My Ex Boyfriend Back After He Has Moved on
It is a daunting act to get your boyfriend back after he has moved on. However, it's obvious that you want him back. Several causes might have made him to leave, and you need to work on these different challenges to get him back. One of the things you need…
By: A. B. Sahu in  Relationships  >  Conflict   Sep 03, 2012  
32
  Likes: 4

How to Get Your Ex Boyfriend Back After He Dumped You
Although it's a gritty experience to be dumped, there are many tips out here which can help you to get your ex boyfriend back after he dumped you. When this happens, some people think that their world has been torn apart and they wouldn't get a second chance with their…
By: A. B. Sahu in  Relationships  >  Conflict   Sep 06, 2012  
0
  Likes: 1

The Key to Being Irresistible To Men
What is the key to being irresistible to men? I recently spoke with a man about his courtship with a woman he absolutely adored. I asked him what was it about her. His reply? "I could not resist her resistance". If you want to know how to be irresistible, there…
By: robinincarolina in  Relationships  >  Dating   Dec 12, 2011  
0
  Likes: 5

Get Your Ex Boyfriend Back Through Texting - Here's How
The heartache that is often experienced when a break up occurs in a relationship is often unbearable. It gets worse especially if your relationship was special and you loved each other truly. As much as you might want to remove all reminders of your ex, there is always that part…
By: Charlotte Jane in  Relationships  >  Reconnecting   Jul 19, 2012  
92
  Likes: 11

4 Ways to How to Make My Ex Miss Me and Want Me back Again
Your boyfriend just walked out the door and out of your life and now you want to know "How to Make My Ex Boyfriend Want Me Back"? Do you still have tender feelings for your ex boyfriend and wish that he was back in your life? Do you want to…
By: Frank Schwegler in  Relationships  >  Reconnecting   Jun 08, 2011  
140
  Likes: 51

How Do I Make My Boyfriend Commit?
Commitment in relationships can be a sticky subject indeed. Sometimes there are two differing opinions about what level of commitment the relationship should have at any given point in time. While you may be thinking he's moving much too slowly on the commitment front he may feel that things are…
By: T Dub Jackson in  Relationships  >  Commitment   Apr 17, 2011  
1
  Likes: 2

Basics Of Winning Back A Girlfriend
Love appears insanely difficult sometimes, it sure can be a hard way to choosing a relationship that is like a box of perfect chocolates! That may perhaps be due to the fact there are not any, all relationships have there ups and downs. The outcome of the downers, all hangs…
By: Robert Martin Lees in  Relationships  >  Conflict   Mar 11, 2013  
0
  Likes: 2

My Chest is About to Explode Now That My Girlfriends Gone!
Your girlfriend's gone and now you feel like your heart is going to explode right out of your chest? Sound a bit familiar? Many men experience this sensation at a time like this. It's a heartache to be sure but the pain feels like it will never end. For many…
By: T Dub Jackson in  Relationships  >  Conflict   May 23, 2011  
0
  Likes: 1

Protect Your Belongings When You Go On Vacation
Summer is here, and people are busy. Children are out of school, and many families are taking vacations. When you go on vacation, be careful with your belongings. It is very easy for items such as cell phones or rings to be lost when people travel. Cell phones are often…
By: Hollie E. Townsend in  Travel and Leisure   Jun 29, 2012  
4
  Likes: 2

Advice on How to Get My Ex Boyfriend Back
Getting back together with an ex boyfriend is never going to be easy, but it definitely does not have to be impossible either. With determination and effort on your part, you can get back together with an ex-boyfriend, as long as the feelings between you are mutual. If the break…
By: A. B. Sahu in  Relationships  >  Conflict   Sep 15, 2012  
7
  Likes: 1

How to Get Your Ex Boyfriend to Like You Again
It is very usual nowadays that boys ditch their girlfriends for various reasons. If your problem is the same, this article might be very helpful in the resurrection of this relationship. Always remember one thing that never run after your boyfriend begging for a reunion or a hook up. Instead,…
By: theblogger2012 in  Relationships  >  Love   Jul 23, 2012  
0
  Likes: 0

How to Get My Ex Boyfriend Back
Although there are many reasons why couples break up, there is one thing common in a breakup scenario – it hurts so badly. If you are experiencing this right now, you would know the struggles with this highly emotional battle between the heart and the brain. The hardest part though,…
By:  in  Relationships  >  Reconnecting   Dec 28, 2011  
15
  Likes: 1

How to Use Google Plus Hangout
So what does is Google+ and what types of benefits can it deliver to users? Let me ask you what does google+ do that facebook has not yet embraced? Is google+ better than facebook in some respects and what features does it provide which are valuable? Does google+ provide better…
  Likes: 0

A Review On The Best Deal Yet, Getting Paid To Read?
When I heard about a new internet business called The Best Thing Yet, I decided I would look into it and write a review about it for those who wondered what it was about. The Best Thing Yet advertises that you can join for free, and get paid to read…
By: Marla Overton in  Home Based Business  >  Network Marketing   Jul 07, 2011  
0
  Likes: 0

That weekend was Amazing!
I just spent the most amazing weekend with my wife! I know this might sound strange but ever since my two-year old daughter was born it has basically been a relationship between wife and daughter and me playing the bystander. Don't get me wrong I love my wife and daughter…
By: alstallio in  Relationships  >  Reconnecting   Jun 08, 2016  
0
  Likes: 0

Article Views: 1299    Report this Article