Dating your ex is like
Seattle Weekly's "Dategirl" columnist and book author Judy Mc Guire cautions that women often rush back into the familiar arms of a former boyfriend because they're lonely, depressed, discover they're pregnant, or have just been dumped by someone else.
None of these, she says, are good reasons to date him.
There is no point in dating your ex if you are going to focus on past problems during the present relationship.
Shannon Steen-Larsen earned a bachelor's degree in marriage, family, and human development, with a minor in business management.
Love can be rekindled, but it's different the second time around.
If, for example, you broke up with him because he was cheating on you, it needs to be clear you have zero tolerance for him continuing to have a relationship with the other woman in person, on the phone or via email.Talking about the good times can build your intimacy with one another and strengthen your relationship. If you are frustrated with your ex, tell him or her that you are frustrated and what it is that is frustrating you. You can’t assume that he or she knows what you are thinking or how you are feeling.Communication contributes to a strong and healthy relationship. If he or she cheated on you, you cannot assume the same thing is happening again You have to be able to start the relationship over with a brand-new level of trust.You just finished talking to your ex-boyfriend or ex-girlfriend, and the two of you had a great conversation.A flood of feelings and memories of good times with your ex came racing back to you.