Friday October 31st 2014

‘Moving On’ Archives

My Ex Is Not Responding To Texts What Do I Do?

My Ex Is Not Responding To Texts What Do I Do?

Question: My ex dumped me almost a year to the day but we continued to be friends until I stopped hearing from her. I texted her a couple of times with no response so I just assumed she wasn’t interested in keeping contact. She’d always told me she could not imagine a life without me, so I was both surprised and hurt that she just stopped [...]

The Secret Reason Your Ex Is Mean To You

The Secret Reason Your Ex Is Mean To You

Some break-ups are amicable and others are so nass-teey. Some people stay friends after a breakup, and others want to forget they ever knew each other's name. Then there are exes that say you are going to remain friends, but then they start acting really cold and mean? S/he sees you and quickly walks away or ignores you altogether, or s/he [...]

New Study On Breaking Up And Getting Back Together

New Study On Breaking Up And Getting Back Together

January 22, 2013 - A new study finds that nearly half of older teenagers and young adults break up and get back together with previous dating partners and over half of this group have sex as part of the reconciliation process. This study was recently published in the Journal of Adolescent Research. Researchers Sarah Halpern-Meekin, Wendy [...]

Why It’s Taking Too Long To Get Back Your Ex – Pt. 1

Why It’s Taking Too Long To Get Back Your Ex – Pt. 1

This is probably the kind of article you will not enjoy reading because it's not about how many contacts you should be having with your ex, or what "right words" to say to your ex to make him/her take you back. And if you are one of "those people" who believes that others are responsible for the way you feel, for what they make you do, and for [...]

Fight For Love Or Dump The Loser?

Fight For Love Or Dump The Loser?

The people we are attracted to and often have a relationship with represent all the things we like and dislike about ourselves. When they reflect to us the qualities of ourselves we like, we are happy and everything is smooth sailing, but when they reflect the qualities of ourselves that we don't particularly like, we get defensive, [...]

How To Respond To Your Ex’s “No Contact” Rule

How To Respond To Your Ex’s “No Contact” Rule

You decided to end a relationship that was not meeting your needs, was emotionally suffocating, deeply troubled (too many arguments and fights) or simply moving too fast in terms of the level of closeness or commitment you are comfortable with, and the next thing you know - your ex has completely cut you off. They unfriended you, blocked you, [...]

10 Mistakes To Avoid If You Want Your Ex Back

10 Mistakes To Avoid If You Want Your Ex Back

If you still have strong feelings for your ex, it's only natural to want to fight to get him or her back. But contrary to what you might think, getting your ex to contact you, respond to your text/call, or even go out with you is not the hardest part of getting your ex back. The hardest part is making sure things start of with a better [...]

What’s The Right Amount Of Contact With Your Ex?

What’s The Right Amount Of Contact With Your Ex?

I'm always looking for ways to help as many people as possible clarify what's going on in their relationship dynamic. A question and answer discussion on my post Ex Came Back With No Contact – NC Works inspired me to shade a little more light on a common dynamic in many "get back ex" situations. Bruce: NC worked for me. I went NC for 3 weeks [...]

Talking to Your Ex: About The Break-Up (Pt. 1)

Talking to Your Ex: About The Break-Up (Pt. 1)

In my article: No.1 Reason You're Not Making Progress With Your Ex, I talked about how trying to explain yourself or reason with your ex instead of addressing/talking to his/her underlying emotions stalls any progress towards reconciliation, and hurts the chances of you getting your ex back. The No.2 main reason why things don't seem to be [...]

Should I Break Up With My Boyfriend?

Should I Break Up With My Boyfriend?

Question: My boyfriend and I have been having a rough patch in our relationship. We’ve been together for four years but the last one year has really been very difficult. He got laid off and has not been able to get a stable job since. He has become withdrawn and not the fun loving man I knew him to be. Whenever I ask him about us, he just says, [...]

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