Rekindling an old flame dating
Thanks to social networking sites like Facebook, reuniting with a long lost love is becoming more and more common. As a woman who re-dated a man I married after several years apart, I confess to being part of this growing trend. However, most "rekindlers" as experts call them, are folks who get together after decades apart. At first, re-dating an old flame can feel more comfortable than getting to know someone new, but depending on how long you dated, how well you knew each other and the intensity of your past romance , there could be a highly charged emotional outcome. If your breakup was caused by deception or cheating , you find it's still hard to move on. If the separation was caused by geographic changes or parental disapproval, the chances of a successful reunion are better.
The psychology of why rekindled romances are so intense
How to Rekindle an Old Flame
Caroline posted a comment asking for advice as to whether she should rekindle a relationship from the past. Regular readers may remember her from a few weeks back when I posted a response to her highly dysfunctional relationship with a manipulator suggesting she take time out, getting to understand herself and her love choices. Since then Caroline has ditched the manipulator but has found herself spending time with an ex boyfriend. In short, they spent several months together but his baggage an ex wife, a kid, another ex wife, another kid, plus a vasectomy that may not be reversed and they seemed not to be on the same page.
Rekindling Relationships: To light or put out the old flame
Sorry about that, no articles matching ' ' were found. That's because when we look back at the relationship through nostalgic, rose-colored lenses, the things that went wrong often seem insignificant. But the truth is, getting back together with an old flame can open up old wounds and cause you to relive the hurt all over again. So, if your ex does come back for round two, here are some things to consider:.
This guest article from YourTango was written by Moushumi Ghose. In many ways it may seem that a lot of stuff from the past no longer exists in your relationship and you wonder if you can ever go back. Yes, relationships change, shift, flip flop, tables turn, hearts get broken, trust gets lost, betrayal happens and we still find it in our hearts to stay true to our commitments. Or, we realize we love someone enough to overlook the past and to stay together. We worry that maybe this is the end, or that this was really not meant to be, and that we should move on.