How To React If Your Ex Boyfriend Asks You Out Again

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How To React If Your Ex Boyfriend Asks You Out Again
How To React If Your Ex Boyfriend Asks You Out Again

The invitation to go out with an ex-boyfriend again may confront her with an unexpected doubt. Maybe you were more than happy with the end of this relationship, or maybe you felt a little homesick - regardless of the situation and current or past feelings, keep in mind that making this invitation must not have been easy for the other person, after all, you two lived a story together. The most important thing now is to do what's right for yourself, as well as being kind to your ex-boyfriend (if that's possible).


Part 1 of 3: Finding What You Want

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Step 1. Reflect on your feelings

Following your intuition is an important attitude when it comes to love, particularly when we need to decide whether or not we want to give someone a second chance. Before making a decision, assess your emotions about the person and the situation, and try to determine how you feel.

  • Don't take it lightly if your instincts make you uncomfortable with the situation - rekindling an old flame can be a very laborious process, so don't make this commitment if your heart is begging for caution.
  • Identifying your own feelings without taking the time for such analysis can be difficult, so spend some time in a quiet environment and try to detect your first instinct when it comes to your ex-boyfriend's invitation-what is that intuition saying? Do you feel sad, happy, depressed, moody, excited or excited? Regardless of the answer, don't ignore your instincts. Perhaps the relationship deserves a second chance if your intuition is positive, otherwise you may simply need to politely decline the offer and move on.
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Step 2. Reflect on the previous relationship

Take some time to think about what happened between you two in the past - when did you break up? How do you feel about this person now? How did you feel when they were still together? Couples break up for a thousand different reasons, so think about the reasons for your breakup and determine how you feel about it.

The most important thing is to think realistically about what really happened between the two of you and assess your feelings about the situation

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Step 3. Determine if the same obstacles are still present

Every breakup has an underlying cause, so think about the reason for the breakup and determine if the situation is still the same - have the circumstances changed enough that the relationship is more likely to work out this time?

For example, maybe the two of you didn't have enough time for each other, but now you have more free time because you got a new job, so you believe the relationship can work. Or maybe your ex-boyfriend was unfaithful, in which case you would have to consider whether you can really move forward and trust that person again

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Step 4. Think ahead

Staying in the present moment is important, but you will also need to reflect on what you want in life going forward, and determine whether or not this ex-boyfriend fits into your future plans. Make the decision that's best for you, not the other-think carefully about the steps you plan to take in life, and assess whether your ex is the right person to accompany you on that journey.

Can you imagine this person in your life forever? Do you want to study in another city or country? Would your ex-boyfriend accept this? These are some of the questions that need to be asked

Part 2 of 3: Talking About the Issue

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Step 1. Be honest and say how you feel

Regardless of whether or not you decide to get back together, you'll need to make sure you both understand very well what happened, and the reasons for the breakup - so don't rush to jump to conclusions.

Choose a quiet place where other people can't hear the conversation - otherwise you could end up feeling nervous or embarrassed

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Step 2. Explain that the separation occurred for a reason

Forgiving and moving on is very important when we have relationship issues, but the two of you shouldn't be a couple if past issues are still present.

If you are still upset about something that happened in the past and feel that you are not ready to try to get back on track, make the reason for the breakup clear and express your fear that the situation will happen again

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Step 3. Talk about expectations for the future

If you forgive your ex-boyfriend and decide to move on with the relationship, you will need to communicate your expectations - otherwise, things could end up the same way.

Explain how you expect things to be different going forward, being very clear in expressing your feelings

Part 3 of 3: Making a decision

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Step 1. Accept the invitation if you want to go out with him again

Remember that by doing this, you'll need to let go of the past and focus on your future together - maybe it's a good idea to take things calmly, as if you're just starting to date for the first time.

If you've decided to give the relationship another chance, make sure you make your point of view very clear. Clarity is very important because your ex-boyfriend may make assumptions about how you feel, especially when it comes to your feelings for him. Also, honesty is critical in any relationship

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Step 2. Ask him to give up

If you don't want to give it another chance, you can answer with a simple "no" without offering any explanation, but it is important that the answer is direct - this will save you the embarrassment of having to decline a new invitation.

  • You may need to be more firm when responding if a brief response isn't enough. In that case, try saying something like, “I appreciate your feelings, but I'm not interested in trying again. Please stop insisting".
  • The most important thing here is to think what's best for you, so eliminate contact if your boyfriend's insistence starts to make you uncomfortable - block the person's number on your phone so they can't call or send messages, block the user her on Facebook and Gmail, and break up on all social networks.
  • Say you will contact the police if they don't stop harassing you.
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Step 3. Go slow

Regardless of your decision, take some time to calmly step into the new situation, whether it's a relationship with your ex-boyfriend or a single life. Don't expect to go straight back to where the relationship left off - you may need to work together to overcome issues of trust and distance.

Give yourself time to get used to the ultimate single life, or new relationship with this person. These things take time, so don't get too hard on yourself if you need more time to get used to or recover


  • If he has taken the initiative to break up but has now realized what he's lost, try playing hard to get for a while to decide if he wants to get back together too - otherwise your ex-boyfriend will think he has control over the situation and that you can win it back whenever you want, with no effort required. So don't say "yes" right away.
  • Refusing the invitation doesn't necessarily mean you can't be friends.


  • If you've been crying for days because your ex broke up, think about how you felt and understand that it could happen again, even if you still like him.
  • The fact that two people still have feelings for each other doesn't necessarily mean that a new attempt will work-go ahead if you think it's right for you, but don't expect immediate results. Be prepared to work on the relationship issues, otherwise things will end badly again.

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