A lot of women find themselves in the situation of needing to know how to get your ex back. If you've ever been through a breakup, you'll know that often times it's not hard to get them "back" with you. It's usually harder to keep the relationship from breaking up all over again.
Admit it. You have entertained these, at least once...
The first step in treating someone who is in a crisis - and a breakup sure qualifies as a crisis - is that they need a secure base. This simply means they need a place to be stabilized in their emotions.
Never go into the relationship "needing" anything...
They need a secure base of support and grounding from which they can feel stable and centered.
Breakups will induce a panic state in you - especially if it's a breakup you didn't see coming.
So you need a place to feel secure about yourself. Otherwise, you'll be freaking every waking moment, and you'll do crazy stuff that will scare him away. And that will make it nearly impossible to get your ex back.
When you have this secure base, you won't be as likely to violate the next Rule of How To Get Your Ex Back:
RULE 2: Don't Act Like A Wimp...
Basically: Don't Act Clingy, Needy, Insecure, or Desperate...
Let's face it - your value to a man is in direct proportion to how fast he thinks you could go out and find a new boyfriend if he broke up with you. If you're able to get a new guy at the drop of a hat, he's going to consider you valuable - a keeper.
Watch out for this:
Ex-Back Mistake #1: Calling, Texting, Emailing, and messaging him all the time
It's a huge mistake to do this, and you really shouldn't call or text them even ONCE. They need to feel the scary vacuum of your absence to appreciate you.
When you act needy, insecure, clingy, or desperate, he's going to know immediately that you don't consider yourself a prize, so he will know to not treat you like a prize.
Know you value.
Think about that for a second, because it's huge: How could you be valuable as a mate to him if you don't think of yourself as valuable?
Women often ask why men love bitchy women. And it's not that they really want a woman who acts like a bitch.
Far from it, in fact. We really love warm, loving, feminine women.
But here's how the logic goes:
HER: I'm a bitch... (she doesn't SAY it, she acts like it)
HIM: Hmm... and she's not even apologizing for being a bitch. She must believe it can't make any difference.
HER: Exactly. I can act however I like because guys won't reject me because of it. I've got looks, style, confidence, and I'm a goddess...
HIM: Wow. She must be valuable. I'll work to win her...
This may not seem "logical" - and it isn't! But it's how we work as humans.
We value things more that cost more.
And quite frankly, some guys are willing to pay the cost of a "bitch." (Not me. Never have, never will.)
RULE 3: Sock it to 'em!
Sure, let them break up with you. Go ahead.
Won't do them any good, if you're a dating ninja - like the women who know my stuff.
You ever try to discourage a kid from doing something? What do they do?
Yup, they get stubborn and even more convinced they need to do that dumb think they were considering.
You have to get out and enjoy your life during this time. You have to make a REAL positive change to your life. Several changes, if you can swing it.
You might be thinking, "Carlos - are you tricking me into getting over him? Into moving on?"
Well, not really.
Get back on track.
You need to go out and act as if you are training to get ready for round 2 of your relationship. Work on yourself a bit:
Get a rocking new haircut/hairstyle
Get your teeth whitened and fixed up
Get into shape! Seriously - hit the gym and get men looking at you - the best kind of redemption
Take up meditation - The single most impactful thing you can do to improve your sense of inner peace is to start learning how to meditate and be mindful...
Update your look - get some new fashionable threads. Maybe clean out the shoes and update those while you're at it...
Look, the fact of the matter is that there is NO GUARANTEED way for how to get your ex back. Ultimately you do have to face the possibility that it's really over between you. You might not want to think about that, but you should.
But the other truth is that it's ten times more likely that he will want you back if you ARE over him than if you're just sitting around at home casting spells to make him come back to you.
We want the things we can't have. And you're going to seem mighty hard-to-get if you're all ready for a new relationship with someone else.
Like it or not:
We don't feel appreciation for something unless we have a small fear of being able to lose it.
And don't forget:
HE didn't make you happy... it was what you thought about him that made you happy.
RULE 5: Walk the Runway...
It's time to unleash the hounds, honey.
You've spent all this precious time working on yourself, it's time to walk the runway and let this guy know what you've got going on.
You want to basically hit the "reset" button on him and initiate contact once again.
When you two ended it (or HE ended it on you), he was probably feeling smothered and fed up. So now he should see that you're not THAT woman now.
He'll be wondering about you, where you are and why you haven't been bugging him to get back together. He'll also have forgotten all that bad stuff.
Remember: If you haven't made any positive changes in your life, it's probably a huge waste of time to contact your ex and try to meet up.
He'll sense you haven't really changed...
You'll probably do something on the meeting that will prove that to him...
So the right time to get together with him is after you've made those changes and grown...
The best way to do this is to first send him an email that tells him:
You're doing great...
You've accepted the breakup (this one is key)
Apologize for anything wacky you did after the breakup
Tease him by mentioning something cool and positive going on in your life
Then wait a few days - even a week...
Then send him a text reminding him of something cool (not romantic) that you did when you were together. If he responds positively to that, you will have a good idea you can then setup the next time to connect and talk.
And that is very likely the meet-up that will mean getting back together.
Keep it VERY casual and laid back sounding. If it feels too "romance-y" he might bail on you, and then you'd have to recover from that.
It is possible...
One of the best things you can do at this point is to use one of my Passion Phrases ™ on him. If you can, you want to use the "reset phrase" - the one that gets him to reconsider your relationship.
Guaranteed, this one phrase can turn him around and help you get your ex back.
Now, you might find yourself asking questions like:
What will my ex think if I don’t contact them for 30 or 60 days?
Can’t I make the no contact shorter? Like a week or a few days?
Should I answer my ex’s texts or calls during the no contact time?
What if he starts dating other women while we're broken up?
There are tons of questions like this. You can think yourself into complete lunacy by trying to foresee every little what-if in the world.
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