If you have been reading articles and looking for information about how to get your ex back you have probably encountered the advice to take a "cooling off" period which can last a month or longer. So why is this such an important step if you are serious about wanting to get back together with your ex boyfriend or ex girlfriend? Taking a time out from the relationship right now will allow you to get a better handle on your emotions and ride out the panicky, desperate feelings you could be experiencing. And it's very important that you give yourself time to recover from the intense emotions that can surround a break up. You may still be very raw from the experience and this can make it much more difficult to avoid making the major mistakes that can hurt your chances of getting your ex back.
Taking a step back also gives you a chance to look at what went wrong in the relationship and what needs to change, a necessary thing to understand if you want to be smart about getting your ex back. Now you may be worried that if you don't take action right now to show your ex that you still really care you might lose them forever. The truth is this will only make your ex more upset right now. So while your initial reaction may be to keep in constant contact, it will only make things worse instead of better. I'm sure you've heard the phrase "absence makes the heart grow fonder.
" If you want to get back with your ex you need to give them time to miss you, and how can they miss you if you won't leave them alone? And even if your ex boyfriend or ex girlfriend takes up with someone else for awhile the majority of rebound relationships fail so if you are biding your time and following the right strategy this will only put the odds even more in your favor when it's time for you to make your move. You really want your ex to know that you respect them and understand how their feeling right now and start to miss you. A cooling off period allows these things to happen, and giving your ex some space to breath also helps you to appear more calm, collected, and mature.
These are all qualities that will make you much more attractive to your ex and it will be much easier to open the lines of communication when there has been some time and distance between you and your ex girlfriend or boyfriend. So use this cooling off period to get your emotions back together and begin working on the areas you need to change and this will give you the advantage when it's time to start working on a smarter strategy for getting your ex girlfriend or ex boyfriend back.
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