Your out with your friends and you run into your ex at social gathering. Within two years of no communication (including social media) you two kick back chuckle and laugh and converse life experiences and with no hesitation he ask for your number to keep in touch. What’s a male/female to do?
Warning: If you’re Facebook or Twitter stalking you’re ex existences take a rain check on that request!
Ask yourself: “Is there any resentment that hasn’t been healed by personal joy”?
In my past relationships, the break ups was never bitter sweet. Actually, I was always the one popping in my Brandy CD playing track 6 “Brokenhearted” repeatedly.
Yesterday, I spent time with a guy that I had a previous relationship with and he stated “I never thought we could be as cool as we are now”. For once, the agreement was mutual! We both are able to discuss our life (including dating ) experiences which made me realize even more I’ve out grown jealousy towards him. However, in some cases that type of connection is just void.
Investing time with someone can be devastating when you’re losing your share of the “profit”. Immediately you set mind that you’ll never speak or talk to this person ever again. After some YEARS and life experiences you are a more confident than you were before. Allowing yourself to re-evaluate your personal value in life and forgive yourself and the ex-partner in the meantime.
After allowing yourself time to set emotional boundaries with this person always helps. Always a BONUS to keep the relationship platonic! If “feeling and thoughts” arises this is sign you’re not ready. Depending on the core reason of the agreement of taking it to the next level from FRIENDSHIP to PARTNERSHIP and end up on two separate ships to sail on can be help determine this question…
Can a person that you spent months or years with as a partner rekindle a friendship in the long run? Are you able to look past hurt or pain you dealt with in the relationship and a restart a fresh friendly one? (300)