What Your Ex Boyfriend Says Vs. What He Really Means

When I look at breakups as a whole there seems to be one common theme that is consistent no matter the situation.

They bring out the worst in people.

It’s really not that much of a stretch if you really think about it though.

For example, a break up can make someone do any of the following,

Cry…

Yell…

Hurt inside…

Be Depressed…

Beg…

Basically you can name any negative emotion known to man and a break up probably can make you feel it.

So, when you put any human being in a situation where they are feeling these emotions they are probably going to say and do things that they really don’t mean.

Or do they?

Well, that is what we are going to be exploring today.

Welcome to Ex Boyfriend Recovery. This little community was created by yours truly,

yours truly

To help women navigate their breakups and help them increase their chances of getting their ex boyfriends back.

Your still looking at the body builder picture huh?

I have a weird sense of humor so you’ll have to forgive me.

Though I do like to keep things light here at EBR (Ex Boyfriend Recovery) since I have always found that laughter is the best medicine for healing a broken heart and your heart might be a little broken right now.

So hey, I am more than happy to make a fool out of myself for your amusement if it turns that frown upside down.

But I digress…

The real reason you are here today is to figure out what your ex boyfriend means when he says something to you.

This Page Is The First Of It’s Kind

A few days ago a thought entered my head.

The thought?

Wouldn’t it be cool if there was something that served as a cheat sheet for women that would help them decipher what their ex meant when he said something.

For example, if an ex boyfriend said something like, “I fell out of love with you” wouldn’t it be cool if there was some sort of guide that a woman could reference to figure out what he really meant when he said that.

I mean, there are tons of things he could mean by that.

Let’s try another one.

I am sure you have heard the classic, “it’s not you, it’s me” line before?

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Well, what does a man really mean when he says that to you?

So, like any curious person I went to Google to see if such a guide had been created and after searching around for 10 minutes (not a very long search i’ll admit) I couldn’t find anything.

That brings us to now.

I am going to create that type of a guide for you.

Seriously, ME, an actual guy is going to tell you what your ex boyfriend really means when he says things to you.

Pretty cool, huh?

Every breakup reason.

Every booty call.

EVERYTHING he says to you is finally going to be explained no holds barred.

Are you scared?

You should be.

No, I am just kidding.

Let’s move on and take a look at the topics I am going to be covering.

The Format Of This Page

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This page is going to be formatted in a specific way.

First I am going to talk about the “what your ex boyfriend says” portion of the section and then I am going to go into the “what he really means” portion of the section and give an in-depth explanation of what your ex boyfriend really means when he says things to you.

What “things” am I going to be covering?

  • “I hate you”
  • “Never talk to me again.”
  • “It’s not you, it’s me.”
  • “I never really loved you.”
  • “We will never get back together.”

I saved the best for last 😉 .

If you think of any to add then feel free to leave a comment in the comments section of this article and I will revisit this page sometime down the road and update it with new things you ladies are probably wondering about.

Shall we begin?

We do have a lot of ground to cover.

Your Ex Says He Hates You

I hate you

(Jeez… Chill out Anakin.)

I want you to do me a favor for a second here.

(Really this is a favor for yourself)

Scroll back up to the top of this page and read the introduction section.

Do you remember what I said there?

I said that breakups tend to bring out the worst in people.

After all, there is a reason that they compare losing a job to going through a break up, it sucks.

So, when you place a man (who is more aggressive than a woman) in a situation where he is going to be hurt/upset then it isn’t shocking to hear the words, “I hate you,” come out of his mouth.

Take me for example, I am a pretty nice guy.

I always do my best to treat people with the utmost respect and I was raised to always respect women.

Open doors…

Pay for meals…

You know, all that good stuff.

Yet, when you take me back to my very first relationship way back when I was a kiddo in high school I am pretty sure that when the inevitable break up did happen (and high school breakups are often inevitable) I muttered the words, “I hate you,” to my ex.

But did I mean it?

Actually, you know what?

Take me out of the equation entirely.

Do men mean it when they say they hate you?

What Does He Mean When He Says “I Hate You?”

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Lets tackle this question as logically as we can.

Your ex boyfriend dated you so that tells us that he used to think very highly of you. I mean, I don’t know too many men that go into dating someone thinking,

“I don’t like her.”

Throughout your time together he probably told you,

He loved you…

Cared for you…

That you were his “one and only…”

I think you get the idea with what I am going for here.

So, when you take this into account I am relatively certain that your ex boyfriend doesn’t truly hate you.

What he is really saying is that he hates what has happened to your relationship.

He hates the situation.

He hates the way it makes him feel.

He hates the pain.

And since you are associated with the pain he is feeling you are going to get blamed by association.

Hence the, “I hate you” mantra he has adopted.

Above I mentioned that I may have muttered the words, “I hate you” to the very first girlfriend I had way back in high school. Now, I know a high school relationship that happened close to ten years ago isn’t exactly going to bring earth shattering revelations but bear with me here as I try to make my point.

Do you think I meant it when I said it?

Of course not.

I hated the way I was feeling.

I hated having a failed relationship and all that depressing stuff I mentioned above (with the pain and all that.)

But I also knew that it would hurt my ex girlfriend if I said it to her and since I wasn’t exactly what you would call a seasoned veteran when it came to handling breakups yet I wasn’t above revenge.

This is horrible for me to admit but I was young so you have to realize the immature mentality I had.

I literally thought to myself,

“What can I say to my ex girlfriend to make her feel as horrible as I feel right now? Hmm.. I know, I will tell her that I hate her and I wish I had never met her. That will hurt her.”

That’s not a very mature way of handling things is it?

The important takeaway that I want you to take from this negative experience that I am sharing is that most men don’t mean it when they say they hate you. Instead they are just projecting on how they feel about the situation they are currently in.

Of course, some men will say it with the intentions of hurting you as well.

So, there are really two things that men are trying to say when they say they hate you.

  1. I hate you = I hate the situation
  2. I hate you = I hope this hurts you so you can feel how I feel

Lets move on to another ex boyfriend favorite,

“Never talk to me again.”

Your Ex Tells You To Never Talk To Him Again

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There are really two situations that spring to mind when I hear from a woman who is wondering if her boyfriend really means it when he tells her to never contact him again.

  1. The couple got into a bad fight that culminated in the man saying “never talk to me again.”
  2.  The woman constantly bugs the guy and he gets so fed up that he tells her to never talk to him again.

In order to fully understand what an ex boyfriend really means when he says never talk to me again we must first understand exactly what these situations look like.

Situation 1- A Bad Fight Results In The Man Telling The Woman To Never Talk To Him Again

Lets do our first role play!

Lets pretend that I am your boyfriend and the two of us got into a massive fight over your cat.

Fun Fact: I am definitely not a cat person (I’m allergic) so I can definitely see myself getting into a fight with someone over a cat.

So, we go back and forth over your cat and the fight starts to evolve as bad fights usually do. What started out as a “friendly” sparring session over you cat turns ugly when we drag all kinds of unrelated things into the fight.

My parents… (HOW DARE YOU)

Your parents…

My gigantic muscles… (seen above)

How the house never gets cleaned…

How I never take out the trash.

(You get the idea)

The fight gets so bad that we break up over it.

A few days pass after the break up and you attempt to reach out to me.

“Hey..”

What is my response?

“I thought I told you to never talk to me again.”

What the heck do I mean by that?

Well, I will tell you in a second but first lets tackle the second situation I see a lot of when it comes to men saying, “never talk to me again,” to their ex girlfriends.

Situation 2- You Annoy Your Ex So Much After The Breakup That He Tells You To Never Talk To Him Again

Lets stick with the cat example above since we had so much fun with that.

So, the two of us used to date and we broke up due to a horrible fight over your cat.

cat

After the breakup you realize that you made a horrible mistake and you want me back.

(It’s about time you came to your senses.)

Well, your strategy for getting me back involves messaging me about 30 times a day and calling me about 10.

Obviously I like the attention at first but then it gets to be a little too much and I begin to resent you for it.

Eventually your efforts get so out of hand that I can’t stand to hear from you anymore.

It is only when I am pushed to this point that I lay down the law.

“Don’t talk to me anymore.”

What It Means When An Ex Boyfriend Tells You To Never Talk To Him Again

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Obviously since I divided this particular topic up into two different situations,

  1. The couple got into a bad fight that culminated in the man saying “never talk to me again.”
  2.  The woman constantly bugs the guy and he gets so fed up that he tells her to never talk to him again.

There are two completely different meanings behind an ex saying “never talk to me again.”

Just like above I am going to divide this section up into two categories,

  1. What it means when an ex says “never talk to me again” in situation 1
  2. What it means when an ex says “never talk to me again” in situation 2

Lets start off on a good note first and talk about category number one!

What It Means When Your Ex Boyfriend Says “Never Talk To Me Again” In Situation 1

For those of you who have horrible memories situation 1 is a situation in which you and your ex boyfriend get into a massive fight and the fight is culminated with our five favorite words,

“Don’t talk to me again.”

The thing that you really have to keep in mind here is the fact that your ex is saying this from a highly emotional state.

Breakups have this funny ability to make even the nicest of people turn into angry lunatics.

(Seriously, I have seen it firsthand.)

So, if you got caught in the crossfire of a heated breakup and your boyfriend said this to you then don’t take it personally.

I am sure if he was honest with himself he really doesn’t mean it.

Besides, I can probably give you hundreds of examples where an ex boyfriend said this to an ex girlfriend and then HE ends up being the one that gets in contact with her.

Now, if you are wondering what is going on in his mind to make him say this in the heat of the moment then look no further than the curious case of emotional states.

I don’t care how “well behaved” a man is.

If you push a man hard enough you can always get him to say things he doesn’t mean.

We are dealing with a real life human being here and human beings are imperfect. They are going to say things they don’t mean from time to time. This is especially true if you get into a bad fight with one.

What it all boils down to is the emotional state that your ex boyfriend was in when he said “never talk to me again.”

Since we are looking specifically at him AFTER a fight you can bet good money on the fact that he was in a very negative emotional state and as a result he is going to say things that aren’t very logical.

In other words, he doesn’t mean it when he says “never talk to me again.”

But what about the other situation?

Good question!

What It Means When An Ex Says “Never Talk To Me Again” In Situation 2

Situation 2 is vastly different than situation 1.

It looks specifically at a scenario where you (the ex girlfriend) goes a little crazy and contacts him too much.

How does that look?

Here’s a good example,

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Notice how this girl, Cordelia, is sending waaaayyyyy too many messages to her ex boyfriend.

(Cordelia is a Buffy reference by the way 😉 .)

Though that’s not all that Cordelia is doing.

In addition to sending a bunch of unanswered texts she is also calling her ex boyfriend up.

Of course, holding true to his form he ignores the calls.

missed call

In fact, Cordelia is acting is being so annoying to him that he sends her what she considers to be the kiss of death,

dont talk to me again

There it is…

“Don’t talk to me again.”

But do you think her ex boyfriend means it?

Yes he does…

BUT ONLY IN EXTREME CASES.

I am going to tell you the story of a girl that I went out on a date with a long time ago.

Now, I did not have a relationship with this girl but the same principle is going to apply.

The two of us went out on one date and after some thinking on my part I decided to inform her in a subtle way that I was not interested in her. Now, I didn’t want to completely cut her out of my life. I was willing to remain friends with her and I explained this to her.

She did not take too kindly to this.

Instead of just remaining friends she treated me like I was some sort of boyfriend that scorned her.

She turned into a “Cordelia.”

Now, I am the kind of person that absolutely hates confrontation so I didn’t want to have to start a fight with her but I knew I was going to have to lay down the law when I got a similar text message to this one day,

crazy text

Just to put this in perspective this wasn’t the first time something like this happened with this particular girl.

It was just the latest (and it was by far the worst.)

It was at this point that my “friendly” nature ceased to exist and Reid (as my wife likes to call him) came out.

Reid is my middle name in case you were wondering.

My wife likes to tease me that any time I get “moody” or “angry” that it’s really Reid and not me.

Well, Reid came out in spades.

reid

This was my way of saying “never talk to me again” and I meant it.

In fact, I went so far that I blocked her number from my phone forever.

So, if you ever needed motivation to stop contacting your ex after the breakup this is it.

Let’s move on.

It’s Not You, It’s Me

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Ah, the good ole, “it’s not you, it’s me” line.

I can’t hep it but every time I hear this I always immediately think of George from Seinfield.

(I attached a gif image at the beginning of this article depicting Georgie’s thoughts on this 😉 .)

Anyways, I just had to throw that in.

The thing I would like to turn your attention to when explaining this is that the phrase “it’s not you, it’s me” can take many forms.

Too many women think that those exact five words have to be muttered to them for them to be eligible victims and that’s just not true.

The “it’s not you, it’s me” line has many variations.

For example, lets say that the two of us were dating and one day I call you up and say,

“Hey, I had a really good time with you but I’m not feeling this anymore… It’s nothing you did but I think we just need to go our separate ways.”

Believe it or not but the phrase that I just muttered to you over the breakup phone call is a longer variation of the “it’s not you, it’s me.”

Seriously, really take a look at the phrase.

“Hey, I had a really good time with you but I’m not feeling this anymoreIt’s nothing you did but I think we just need to go our separate ways.”

You will noticed that I bolded two parts.

Let’s dissect them.

“I’m not feeling this anymore”

By an ex saying this to you he is making you aware that he doesn’t have feelings for you anymore. That much is common sense. What you may not realize though is that by him saying “I’m not feeling this anymore” he is satisfying the “it’s me” part of the “it’s not you, it’s me” phrase we are dissecting in this section.

Lets move on the second part.

“It’s nothing you did”

Not too hard to dissect this one.

Your ex is basically telling you that you didn’t do anything to make him leave.

He’s informing you that you are innocent in this.

“It’s not you..”

Do you see what happened here?

I am waiting for a million light bulbs to go off…

The entire phrase above basically flip flopped the “it’s not you, it’s me” parts into “it’s me, it’s not you.”

It’s just harder to see since it is disguised cleverly around a lot of words but if you look hard enough (the bold parts) you will see it.

Lets move on to the fun part and dissect what your ex boyfriend really means if he gives you the Seinfeld excuse.

What He Means When He Says “It’s Not You, It’s Me”

Your ex boyfriend is a liar and I am going to prove why.

Let’s do a fun little exercise.

You know your boyfriend pretty well, right?

Which celebrity does he have a small crush on?

(Since I can’t hear your answers I am just going to have to make up one for you.)

Lets say that your boyfriend has a massive crush on Megan Fox (since she seems to be everyone’s definition of “hot” right now.)

Megan Fox Wallpapers

Alright, so lets say that your ex boyfriend is dating the woman of his dreams, Megan Fox.

Realistically can you picture him telling Megan Fox, “it’s not you, it’s me?”

I can’t…

Heck, I can’t even picture him breaking up with her.

Look, any many who gives you this sch-peel of “it’s not you, it’s me” is lying to you.

What he is really trying to tell you is that “it’s you, it’s not me.”

Men don’t leave women who they think are worth it. They leave the women they think aren’t worth it. They leave the women that they think they can do better than.

Picture a scale of 1-10.

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Let’s say that when your ex boyfriend first started dating you he determined that you were an 8 on the scale,

1-10

As your relationship goes on he lowers your value to a 6

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Well, in his mind he is going to think “I can do better than her” at this point and that is where to start to see the “it’s not you’s, it’s me” come into play.

The truth is that in his mind it is you.

“It’s not me, it’s you” = “It’s you, it’s not me”

I Never Really Loved You…

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OUCH!

If your ex boyfriend mutters these words to you then I imagine it must sting pretty badly.

I mean, saying “I love you” to someone and meaning it in that deep personal way is a big deal. So, to hear that your ex boyfriend could potentially be throwing all of that out the window is especially painful.

To be honest I am not sure that this one requires too much of a buildup.

Your ex boyfriend says “I never really loved you” to you…

There, build up done!

Lets move…

Actually, you know what?

I just thought of something.

Let’s generalize this.

If you really think about it an ex boyfriend who says that he never really loved you is probably doing so during a highly emotional moment. So, when I start explaining what he really means when he says this to you I want to operate under the assumption that he is in a highly emotional situation.

What constitutes as a high emotional situation?

  • A breakup
  • A fight
  • Anything like these situations (I couldn’t think of anymore :p )

Ok, lets move on and dissect this one.

What It Means If He Told You That He Never Really Loved You

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This situation is very similar to situation number 1 when a boyfriend tells you to never talk to him again.

If you recall, in that situation an ex doesn’t really mean it. He is just reacting to the situation he is in (which is highly emotional.)

Well, this situation is very similar to that except there is a small twist.

In my opinion, if an ex boyfriend tells you that he never really loved you he is just doing so to hurt your feelings and doesn’t really mean it at all.

Lets look at things from his perspective for a moment.

He is going through a breakup.

The two of you are probably fighting a lot.

He isn’t as good at handling his emotions as you are.

(In case you missed it I have talked multiple times at how men are more physical and woman are more emotional and this helps women handle their emotions better than men.)

Oh, and if you were the one that broke up with your ex boyfriend then it adds that extra little cherry on top.

From your ex boyfriends perspective you are the villain and what do men generally do when they come across a villain?

They try to hurt them and knock them down a peg.

So, what is the best way of accomplishing this?

Saying something super hurtful to you.

I never really loved you” seems to do quite nicely in this circumstance, huh?

Thousands of women come to this site every single day and every single day they freak out over stuff like this. The truth of the matter is that I don’t even take it that seriously. I just look at it as an ex boyfriend trying to say something hurtful.

Deep down he doesn’t really mean it.

“I never really loved you” = What can I say to hurt her the most?

We Will Never Get Back Together

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I saved the best for last.

This is probably the whole reason you wanted to read this article anyways, right?

Heck, I wouldn’t even be shocked if you just scrolled straight down to this section and skipped all the others.

I will say one thing.

Without a doubt this is one of the top questions that I get asked on a daily basis.

Usually it goes a little something like this,

“Chris, my boyfriend told me that we have no chance of getting back together with him, ZERO. Do you think he’s right? Is it over for me?”

This is a question I can’t wait to tackle in-depth.

So, rather than spend 500 words setting this up I am just going to get right down to the meat of this.

What He Really Means When He Says You Two Will Never Get Back Together

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Lets take a big view of exes in general.

More specifically, the industry I am currently a part of.

What if I were to tell you that this is a million dollar industry?

What if I were to tell you that your beloved Ex Boyfriend Recovery site is still a small fish in a big pond?

Would you believe me?

Well, it’s true.

There are hundreds of so called experts out there that are trying to capitalize on your dollars.

Now, that may be a scary thing for you to hear since the last thing you want is to be taken advantage of.

Oh, by the way you should check out my book, Ex Boyfriend Recovery PRO 😉 .

No, I am just kidding.

The point I am trying to get at here is that the only reason that this industry is considered “thriving” is because couples do get back together. Heck, couples say the meanest possible things to each other and still get back together.

“I hate you…”

(Back together in a week!)

“Burn in he**”

(Back together in a day!)

“We are never getting back together again”

(Back together in 3 months!)

If your ex boyfriend says that the two of you will never get back together again then I wouldn’t take it to heart because I have seen too much flip flopping in my time to buy into it completely.

Now, lets not completely discredit all men.

There are some that really do mean it when they say we are never getting back together again.

However, in my opinion I think them saying it is really a function of what was done to them in the relationship.

The Importance Of Percentages

I like assigning percentage values to situations based on how high the chances of success are for a reconnection.

This percentage number is assigned based on my personal knowledge and experience seeing a lifetime worth of breakups.

For example, a general breakup would have a 30% chance of a reconnection. What I try to do is help women move that number up substantially.

So, maybe a general breakup percentage starts at 30% but after using my strategies it gets bumped up to 50%.

Of course, not all breakups are created equal.

Some percentage values are much lower than the 30% mark.

For example, if you take two of the hardest situations,

  • Cheating
  • He Gets A New Girlfriend

Instead of those situations starting at the general 30% mark they would start at the 10 – 20% marks respectively.

Obviously these situations are harder to succeed in.

It is in these situations that an ex boyfriend would be more likely to mean it if he said, “we are never getting back together.”

Get it?

No?

Ok, let me dig a little deeper for you.

Lets say that the two of us were dating and you cheated on me with my best friend…

Actually, lets make things worse and say that I walked in on you and him in bed together.

Ok, not only would that scar/mess me up for life but if I would say, “we are never getting back together,” to you then I would mean it.

It’s these extreme situations that have a low percentage of success that you have to watch out for. Those are the types of situations where an ex boyfriend could mean it if he says that he never wants to get back with you.

Here’s a quick rundown of the situations where he could say “we are never getting back together” and mean it.

  • He cheated on you
  • You cheated on him
  • He gets a new girlfriend

Now, before I finish this article up finally I want to make sure that you fully grasp what I am telling you here.

It is only in the most extreme situations where he might really mean what he is saying.

So, what it all boils down to is a function of how severe the damage during the relationship was to him.

We Are Never Getting Back Together = If you hurt me too much during the relationship I could mean this

Of course, I have also helped women get back with their exes in all the situation above so technically nothing is set in stone…

Just saying.

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WHY HE SAID I DON’T WANT TO HURT YOU AGAIN

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What the HECK?!?!

This is the most mind boggling statement he could make, right?

I’m going to give you the secret as to why he said this! Ready?

He’s just trying to come off as the good guy here. It’s really that simple.

By saying,

“I don’t want to hurt you again”

He is making himself sound like the hero. He’s trying to sound like he’s protecting you but in reality he’s only being selfish.

What a hero, right?

WHAT HE REALLY MEANS WHEN HE SAYS I DON’T WANT TO HURT YOU AGAIN?

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It sounds like some kind of BS line to me. Let’s face it, if he really didn’t want to hurt you again, the solution is simple…

He shouldn’t do anything stupid. 🙂

There are a million different ways that he could hurt you. Let’s take a moment to dissect some of them.

The first one that comes to mind is Cheating.

Well, absolutely that would hurt you, but could he prevent this?

Yes, he most certainly can.

So, the,

“I don’t want to hurt you again” statement doesn’t really hold up here.

What about if he was emotionally abusive?

He could go to therapy and get help. There are many things he could do to try to preserve your relationship instead of backing out and giving you the excuse of,

“I don’t want to hurt you again.”

But in this case I personally believe you should be the one breaking up with him anyway.

He could be afraid of commitment so as the relationship gets closer he is backing away.

You are looking for a life with him.

Marriage, children the whole nine yards but if he’s not ready to commit to you then he may use the line “I don’t want to hurt you again” especially if he’s expressed his feelings on the subject already.

We could go on and on all day about ways he could hurt you but when it comes down to it it’s a way for him to remove himself from the relationship and look like the good guy. Some guys really are that concerned with their image.

How do I know?

Well, I am a guy and I have actually seen this done first hand to a girl before.

YAY STORY TIME!

My best friend in college was what I would classify as a total ladies man. What do I mean by that?

Simple, this guy knew how to get a woman eating out of the palm of his hand. Now, I remember the first time I watched him work his voodoo on a girl I was impressed but after a while it became clear that the girl he worked “said voodoo on” was way more attached to him than he was to her.

Thus, a breakup was inevitable.

But my buddy was so obsessed with being perceived as the “good guy” that he decided to use the,

“I just know that if we keep dating I am going to hurt you and I don’t want that for you”

Line.

Tsk.. Tsk… Tsk….

All so he could protect his good guy image.

WE CAN STILL BE FRIENDS

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I want you to take a moment and imagine something for me.

You are living the perfect life. You have a great family, a great job, great friends and a great boyfriend. But one day you notice your boyfriend has a very sad look on his face.

You’ve seen this look before.

It’s the look of a man who is about to deliver some bad news to you.

That’s when he does it.

He breaks up with you.

But he can’t help just adding in this one line…

“We can still be friends.”

You’ve been intimate on every level, emotionally and physically and he wants to be friends!?!?

At that moment it feels like he is trying to stay in your life and that’s good, right? WRONG!

What’s really going on in his head?

Why would he say that?

Does he actually mean it or is he just saying it?

Perhaps he wants to stay friends to have the possibility of getting back together in the future?

These are all questions you are probably found yourself asking.

I am going to give you the low down on all of these unanswered questions and really bring you into the mind of a male.

Are you ready?

It can be a scary place… but the good news is I am going to walk you through it and give you guidance on what to do if he says he just wants to be friends.

WHAT DOES HE MEAN WHEN HE SAYS WE CAN STILL BE FRIENDS?

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This is the easiest way for your ex to break up with you. He doesn’t have to hurt your feelings in his mind because he still wants to be friends. It also secures a backup girlfriend in case his “post you” dating escapades don’t work out.

Think of it this way, he’s got you on the sidelines waiting around for him while he does whatever he wants. He may even try a friends with benefits situation down the line.

Take a look at this graphic.

graphic

Through this graphic I am showing you what’s going on in his head.

Your lost in a sea of women.

Just another number.

But there are two ways to break this trick he’s pulling…

The best thing you can do in this situation is to say,

“Sure we can be friends” and then start your no contact.

The second thing is becoming an ungetttable girl. You can read more about becoming an ungettable girl here.

But I will give you a brief description of how to do both here. First off, you will have to go completely ghost on him. Do not answer his texts if he texts you. Don’t answer his calls. Don’t “accidentally” call him. 😉 (I see this happen daily) This is probably the most difficult thing that you are going to have to go through.

Your brain is hardwired to talk to him but like I said above, you can’t. So, I am going to teach you a trick that I don’t think I have ever talked about on Ex Boyfriend Recovery before.

I want you to write down his number on a piece of paper twice.

Put one in your dresser and one in a small lock box.

Now, go out and buy a calendar. It’s important that this calendar is something that you love to look at everyday. There are so many different ones out there, Island paradise calendars, pictures of Europe calendars, puppies, kittens, babies, hot air balloons etc.

Pick one that will make you feel good every time you look at it.

Put your calendar up in plain view where you will see it daily and circle the date that your no contact period is up.

Are you with me so far?

Yes?

No?

Maybe?

So?

Ok, here comes the hard part.

I want you to delete his number!

That’s right, completely delete it from your phone. This way you will not have any temptations or “accidents.” You will still have his number in two different spots so you won’t have to worry about never getting it back again.

Oh and one more thing with regards to no contact.

Do not block him.

I repeat do not block him on anything. That will only make your life way harder. Just don’t answer any texts or calls that are from unknown numbers.

Got it?

Good!

Let’s move on and talk about the ungettable girl.

I want you to take out that same calendar and mark a weekly goal. I want you to put something on there daily and do it.

For example, if you want to look your best maybe you would put:

March 1st- Hair coloring appointment.
March 2nd- Start Gym Membership. (Or specific workouts at home.)
March 3rd- Go to a makeup demo.
March 4th- Paint nails.
March 5th- Join a co-ed indoor soccer team.

You get the point.

Not only will this distract you and give you something to focus on other than your ex, it will give you confidence. You will look and feel your best!

The other part to being an ungettable girl is to become the girl that every man wants.

Even if you technically aren’t there are specific ways to portray this persona.

For example, when you finally go on that first date with your ex boyfriend walk in front of him since women typically walk in front of men on dates and look at a guy (who is not your ex.) The idea here is to make it look like this other guy is checking you out.

Let’s role play this for a second.

Lets say that I am a woman.

Let’s call me….

CHRISTINA SEITER!

christina

Isn’t that a pretty woman?

I certainly think so haha!

Anyways, lets pretend that I am on a date with my ex and I want to try this method out. I am walking into a restaurant and since my ex is a gentlemen he holds the door open for me. As I am walking in I notice that there is a man walking towards me. Well, I would look at him out of the corner of my eye.

Now, the important thing to understand here is that it’s obvious to this other man that I am looking at him. And what do people do when they are looked at?

THEY LOOK BACK.

But here is the most genius part.

My ex is behind me the entire time. So, even though I am technically the one who made the guy look at me, to my ex it looks like this guy is checking me out. Oh, and since I am such a good looking girl the guy “checking me out” smiles and nods.

Extra bonus points! 🙂

But lets get out of this fantasy world where I am a woman and come back to the real world where I am teaching you to become the ungettable girl.

Another interesting aspect of the UG is that they are always busy. You want to be independent. If you’ve been with your ex for a long time the chances are pretty high that you are depending on him too much. Whether it’s for emotional stability or happiness you will have to show him that you can be happy on your own. It’s nice to feel wanted and needed and he will miss that feeling after a while.

Overall, this situation is actually wonderful for a breakup because he’s thinking your going to be friends with him but little does he know he is getting the cold shoulder for a few weeks so he can reassess his decision and during this time your becoming a version of yourself that he have never met before.

Such is the path of the ungettable girl.

I NEVER LIKED YOU ANYWAY

dont like you

So this is one of my favorite lines. “I never liked you anyway.”

You should be thinking,

“Come on, we’ve dated for 6 months, a year, two years and yet you threw away all of your precious time to a person you never even liked. HAHA”

It’s almost comical when a guy says this to his ex but it happens everyday.

It’s a very similar situation to the “I never loved you” comment that I’ve mentioned before. They are similar comments but ironically have completely different meanings. I think it’s safe to say that if your ex has told you that he never loved you the cut from that would be very deep. That is such a hurtful thing to say. Saying I never liked you definitely hurts but it’s a poor man’s “I never loved you.”

That’s the truth.

WHY YOUR EX SAID I NEVER LIKED YOU ANYWAY

dont like you

Take my friend “Bob” for example,

(By the way Bob is a fake name for a friend.)

His girlfriend and him were dating for 2 years and they got into a heated argument and he brings out the world famous line,

“Well, I never even liked you.”

You see, Bob and his ex were fighting over money which is one of the top reasons couples fight.

He had the gall to say, “I can’t believe you bought that $150 dress”

(This coming from a man who bought 3 video games that ended up costing the same as the dress.)

Guess what happened next?

Yup, you got it!

Bob’s ex went bat shit crazy and started throwing his games around while yelling and crying. Ultimately this was the last fight of their relationship. She walked out completely.

A few days passed and she started thinking to herself,

“Man, I think I made a mistake.”

So, she decided to call him again in an attempt to patch things up. But Bob, being the genius he is, decides to bring up the whole video game debacle again and the two of them started arguing again!

That’s when he said it…

“Well, I never even liked you anyways…”

Her heart dropped to the floor. She kept thinking,

“He can’t really mean that, right?”

So, why did Bob say it?

I remember asking him,

“Why did you say that to her?”

This was his response:

“I am just so sick of fighting with her. I just couldn’t take it anymore.”

Apparently Bob thought that this would be the easiest way to stop the fight and to get rid of her (for the time being.)

I WISH I NEVER MET YOU

never met you meme

Coming from a guy that probably said,

“You’re the best thing that ever happened to me”

and

“I’m so glad I met you”

Throughout your relationship.

It probably threw you off completely hearing him say I wish I never met you.

So, lets take a moment and dissect what’s really going on in his head.

WHAT HE REALLY MEANS WHEN HE SAYS I WISH I NEVER MET YOU

The truth is that it could mean several different things. The first thing that comes to mind is one of my favorite quotes from Good Will Hunting.

“Most days I wish I never met you because then I could sleep at night and I wouldn’t have to walk around with the knowledge there was someone like you out there.”

Something tells me your ex didn’t say it in this way, otherwise you probably wouldn’t be on this site.

But the light at the end of the tunnel is that what he really meant when he says he wishes he never met you is that he is very hurt by you. You’ve brought out such strong feelings that he cannot deal with. It’s actually not the worst thing when a guy reacts emotionally like this because it means that he has feelings towards you. Even if they are negative feelings, he still has passion when it comes to you.

If he was nonchalant and aloof then you should worry a little more.

Oftentimes men don’t know how to express themselves as well as women do and so they resort to the easiest thing that comes to mind.

It’s pretty childish really.

They say things they don’t mean and a lot of times they end up regretting it. It never feels good to fight. In the moment it relieves some stress but later people often feel bad about it.

I’d be willing to bet your ex will regret or at least feel bad about things he says to you in the heat of the moment at some point.
Even when he says things like “I wish I never met you.”

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Sara L
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“My Ex couldn’t commit. He didn’t feel a strong enough connection with you. He had a really bad past relationship causing commitment issues”

Eva
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Hey.
My Ex ..On OFF LDR… said all of these… at the moment he broke up again but his behaviour more and more changes.

he said he doesnt see a future with me and that I shouldnt bother him any more and he wants to go the easy way.

he is very sensitive..if not a committment phobe…and I have the feeling I hurt and scared him.
after being a text gnat over the years it got better but now I got a small flash back unfortunately.

I dont know what he means becauaw two days before split up we were super happy and fine.

Eva
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Hey Chris. well mostly waited bit after stopping gnatting (I read your advices a lot ;))and then talks and understanding and trying to built rapport.He needs a lot of understanding it seems. This time he came back after a huge apology from his side. he even considered to marry me..I was the one, but I am still sensitive and raw,my trust is very broken. Yet we tried. After a fight that i initiated this morning over something stupid (it was stupid and I tried to apologise), he snapped and blocked me everywhere. He then gets verbally abusive. Every new off… Read more »
Eva
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Oh yes I completely agree (nice picture with the sand 🙂 the more I think about it!)
But how to make clear boundaries, when fear of his mood is huge and due to the tiring patterns? I am too empathic and understanding with him!

shasta
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Hi I’m really confused at this point because I had a bf for 1.5 years, we broke up because he said he realised he never really did love me and just liked me because I loved him. So we broke up, but we had booked a trip that we decided to just go on as our ‘goodbye’ trip. I was heartbroken but accepted that I was not meant to be his and just focused on having a good time on the trip. We were in NC for two weeks and then got in contact in the last week before the… Read more »
EBR Team Member: Amor
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EBR Team Member: Amor

Hi Shasta,

I think you should move on because it looks like he’s just afraid to lose someone that cares for him..

Jackie
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Hi EBR.. I was with my ex for 4 months, but in those 4 months we were extremely happy together, we never wanted to be apart. He said he found “the one” when he met me, his vision for our future is bright. He would meet me after work, take me out for dinner, etc. When we met at clicked instantly, we had many things in common and would often stay up late having deep conversations. Lately things weren’t as great as they used to be, he was pressured to get a job while continuing his studies. While this happens… Read more »
EBR Team Member: Amor
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EBR Team Member: Amor

Hi Jackie,

If he really wanted to work it out, he would have when you said you felt the distance but he didn’t. I think he did that to slowly ease you in the break up..

shasta
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Hi I’m really confused at this point because I had a bf for 1.5 years, we broke up because he said he realised he never really did love me and just liked me because I loved him. So we broke up, but we had booked a trip that we decided to just go on as our ‘goodbye’ trip. I was heartbroken but accepted that I was not meant to be his and just focused on having a good time on the trip. We were in NC for two weeks and then got in contact in the last week before the… Read more »
EBR Team Member: Amor
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EBR Team Member: Amor

Hi Shasta,

I think you should move on because it looks like he’s just afraid to lose someone that cares for him..

Jackie
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Hi EBR.. I was with my ex for 4 months, but in those 4 months we were extremely happy together, we never wanted to be apart. He said he found “the one” when he met me, his vision for our future is bright. He would meet me after work, take me out for dinner, etc. When we met at clicked instantly, we had many things in common and would often stay up late having deep conversations. Lately things weren’t as great as they used to be, he was pressured to get a job while continuing his studies. While this happens… Read more »
EBR Team Member: Amor
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EBR Team Member: Amor

Hi Jackie,

If he really wanted to work it out, he would have when you said you felt the distance but he didn’t. I think he did that to slowly ease you in the break up..

Hol
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Me and my ex were together for a year and a half. Everything was going so great until he broke up will me claiming he felt unhappy and didnt know if he felt the same anymore. However, the week before he was very loving and we planned to go on holiday together. He said that it is completely over and wants time alone. I’m following the no contact rule but I am very scared that he will find someone else and move on. Also, I have no idea what to do if he doesn’t contact me during the no contact… Read more »
EBR Team Member: Amor
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EBR Team Member: Amor
Hol
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Me and my ex were together for a year and a half. Everything was going so great until he broke up will me claiming he felt unhappy and didnt know if he felt the same anymore. However, the week before he was very loving and we planned to go on holiday together. He said that it is completely over and wants time alone. I’m following the no contact rule but I am very scared that he will find someone else and move on. Also, I have no idea what to do if he doesn’t contact me during the no contact… Read more »
EBR Team Member: Amor
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EBR Team Member: Amor
Abby
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My boyfriend of 7 years broke up with me 3 weeks ago.He said he realized that he is not love with me.He was just blinded because I have always been taking care of him and helping him out financially.I confronted him about cheating which he finally acknowledged.I’ve known that he has been sleeping around but I chose to ignore to keep peace between us.He has asked to take some time apart before but i asked not to so we can work things out.When he called me to break up I was not surprised and told him its ok.We have talked… Read more »
Abby
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My boyfriend of 7 years broke up with me 3 weeks ago.He said he realized that he is not love with me.He was just blinded because I have always been taking care of him and helping him out financially.I confronted him about cheating which he finally acknowledged.I’ve known that he has been sleeping around but I chose to ignore to keep peace between us.He has asked to take some time apart before but i asked not to so we can work things out.When he called me to break up I was not surprised and told him its ok.We have talked… Read more »
Elicia
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So yesterday was my birthday (Feb 22). My ex and I haven’t spoke in a whole month, we had a very ugly break up. The next day (today) after my birthday he called me saying that he was sorry for not telling me happy birthday. I couldn’t contain myself hearing his voice, made mine shaky and i broke down saying: “the nerve you have to call me after a whole ass month out of the blue, you hurt me so bad!” He responded crying, saying, “You’re so right.” Then he hung up on me. I called him back moments later… Read more »
EBR Team Member: Amor
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EBR Team Member: Amor

Hi Elicia,

Apologize and then ask how he’s been..

Elicia
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So yesterday was my birthday (Feb 22). My ex and I haven’t spoke in a whole month, we had a very ugly break up. The next day (today) after my birthday he called me saying that he was sorry for not telling me happy birthday. I couldn’t contain myself hearing his voice, made mine shaky and i broke down saying: “the nerve you have to call me after a whole ass month out of the blue, you hurt me so bad!” He responded crying, saying, “You’re so right.” Then he hung up on me. I called him back moments later… Read more »
EBR Team Member: Amor
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EBR Team Member: Amor

Hi Elicia,

Apologize and then ask how he’s been..

Lee
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My ex broke up with 3 weeks ago he said he wants nothing to do with me. He blocked me from all social media and all ways of communicating. The day after we broke up I text him and he was such an asshole so mean telling me to leave him the f*** alone and that he’s changing his number which he never did. Then I left it alone and waited 6 days and I wrote to him something along the lines of this is the last time I’m reaching out thank you for the memories bla bla bla. It… Read more »
EBR Team Member: Amor
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EBR Team Member: Amor

Hi Lee,

he’s curious on what you’ve been doing lately.

Lee
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My ex broke up with 3 weeks ago he said he wants nothing to do with me. He blocked me from all social media and all ways of communicating. The day after we broke up I text him and he was such an asshole so mean telling me to leave him the f*** alone and that he’s changing his number which he never did. Then I left it alone and waited 6 days and I wrote to him something along the lines of this is the last time I’m reaching out thank you for the memories bla bla bla. It… Read more »
EBR Team Member: Amor
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EBR Team Member: Amor

Hi Lee,

he’s curious on what you’ve been doing lately.

Curtains
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My ex boyfriend hit me up talking crap. He accused me of trying start crap with his friends when that wasn’t the case at all. After I told him that he getting mad at the wrong person. He messaged me that he was happy and finally found the right one. Then he proceeded to call me a Bitch. So then I replied with “The only bitch I see is you.””I could care less who you talk to.” he then told me to stop coming around. I told him that I honestly forgot he even existed and to get over himself….… Read more »
Curtains
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My ex boyfriend hit me up talking crap. He accused me of trying start crap with his friends when that wasn’t the case at all. After I told him that he getting mad at the wrong person. He messaged me that he was happy and finally found the right one. Then he proceeded to call me a Bitch. So then I replied with “The only bitch I see is you.””I could care less who you talk to.” he then told me to stop coming around. I told him that I honestly forgot he even existed and to get over himself….… Read more »
Sarah
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My ex and I have been on and off for 5 years we’ve broken up twice in the past and he’s run off sleeping around and going out and being a lad. He has come back but to only stay with me for 9-12 months and then left. This time I thought was different and I thought he had realised but I was wrong. We argued a lot and in the end split up which he has now gone down the same path and is sleeping around and liking girls pictures on Instagram etc I’m heartbroken he hasn’t bothered to… Read more »
EBR Team Member: Amor
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EBR Team Member: Amor
Sarah
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My ex and I have been on and off for 5 years we’ve broken up twice in the past and he’s run off sleeping around and going out and being a lad. He has come back but to only stay with me for 9-12 months and then left. This time I thought was different and I thought he had realised but I was wrong. We argued a lot and in the end split up which he has now gone down the same path and is sleeping around and liking girls pictures on Instagram etc I’m heartbroken he hasn’t bothered to… Read more »
EBR Team Member: Amor
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EBR Team Member: Amor
Lori L.
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The strangest breakup I could ever imagine. We had gone on a 5-day vacation together. Just as we were about to drive to our ocean destination, my boyfriend’s cell phone rang. He let voicemail pick up the call, but turned and said to me, “That was my old girlfriend calling.” Up to that point, I had no clue that an old girlfriend had been keeping in touch. I didn’t give this too much thought since we all have “oldies” around from times past who mean nothing to us now. (In fact, an oldie with whom I had absolutely no interest… Read more »
EBR Team Member: Amor
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EBR Team Member: Amor

Hi Lori,

Looks like you’re a rebound.. How long were you together and how long have they broken up when you got together?

Lori L.
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The strangest breakup I could ever imagine. We had gone on a 5-day vacation together. Just as we were about to drive to our ocean destination, my boyfriend’s cell phone rang. He let voicemail pick up the call, but turned and said to me, “That was my old girlfriend calling.” Up to that point, I had no clue that an old girlfriend had been keeping in touch. I didn’t give this too much thought since we all have “oldies” around from times past who mean nothing to us now. (In fact, an oldie with whom I had absolutely no interest… Read more »
EBR Team Member: Amor
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EBR Team Member: Amor

Hi Lori,

Looks like you’re a rebound.. How long were you together and how long have they broken up when you got together?

Sky
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Boyfriend of 7 years broke up out of no where. The month before he was acting like a stranger. Still acts very cold towards me when I do see him to talk about things. He has told me that I am great, and he will never find anything like me again, but he doesn’t want to be in the relationship. Seems like he is having a quarter life crisis or maybe dealing with other personal things that he doesn’t want to talk to me about. He is now very distant and has told me that I should focus on myself… Read more »
EBR Team Member: Amor
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EBR Team Member: Amor

Do you want to try the nc rule?

Sky
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Boyfriend of 7 years broke up out of no where. The month before he was acting like a stranger. Still acts very cold towards me when I do see him to talk about things. He has told me that I am great, and he will never find anything like me again, but he doesn’t want to be in the relationship. Seems like he is having a quarter life crisis or maybe dealing with other personal things that he doesn’t want to talk to me about. He is now very distant and has told me that I should focus on myself… Read more »
EBR Team Member: Amor
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EBR Team Member: Amor

Do you want to try the nc rule?

Sarah Holloway
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Just a note to add that we message on WhatsApp so I can see he’s online.. and he’ll know that I can see he’s read my message, I’m not sure if he’s doing it on purpose after the comment about him being so popular

EBR Team Member: Amor
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EBR Team Member: Amor

that means he’s starting to ghost you because the relationship is going to fast for him.. Follow the advice on this one:
How To Prevent A Breakup With Your Boyfriend When You Know It’s Coming

Sarah Holloway
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Three weeks ago my boyfriend hung up on me, it shocked me as we’d been on the phone for 3 hours having fun, he always liked me to call when he was gaming and he’d just spent 4 days at my house which was perfect. He called 2 days later saying he was sorry he disappeared, that it wasn’t him to do something like that. I asked what I’d said to make him hang up and he said it wasn’t anything in particular, just a couple of things had built up during the day, I’d jokingly said ‘wow you’re popular… Read more »
Sarah Holloway
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Just a note to add that we message on WhatsApp so I can see he’s online.. and he’ll know that I can see he’s read my message, I’m not sure if he’s doing it on purpose after the comment about him being so popular

EBR Team Member: Amor
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EBR Team Member: Amor

that means he’s starting to ghost you because the relationship is going to fast for him.. Follow the advice on this one:
How To Prevent A Breakup With Your Boyfriend When You Know It’s Coming

Sarah Holloway
Guest
Three weeks ago my boyfriend hung up on me, it shocked me as we’d been on the phone for 3 hours having fun, he always liked me to call when he was gaming and he’d just spent 4 days at my house which was perfect. He called 2 days later saying he was sorry he disappeared, that it wasn’t him to do something like that. I asked what I’d said to make him hang up and he said it wasn’t anything in particular, just a couple of things had built up during the day, I’d jokingly said ‘wow you’re popular… Read more »
Danijela
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Hey… What iz iz means if my exboyfriend text”coffee…sure… We Will be in touch”. Its been 10 days he send me That… But…not even one Word since then…
Thanks

EBR Team Member: Amor
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EBR Team Member: Amor

Hi Daniela,

he’s probably just being polite..

Danijela
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Hey… What iz iz means if my exboyfriend text”coffee…sure… We Will be in touch”. Its been 10 days he send me That… But…not even one Word since then…
Thanks

EBR Team Member: Amor
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EBR Team Member: Amor

Hi Daniela,

he’s probably just being polite..

Rachi
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Hi there I was just wanted some advice….. My bf of nearly a year who has always been affectionate and told me everyday that he loved me and he’s so lucky to have me…. broke up with me… Last Sunday we spent the day together and it was great he actually told me he’s so Inlove with me…. On the following Thursday we actually had a very petty argument through text message and he said he thought I had cheated on him… he then became cold and distant and said he’s got a lot of stuff going through his mind…… Read more »
EBR Team Member: Amor
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EBR Team Member: Amor

Hi Rachi,

Give him a week..if he stays with his decision, start the nc rule

Rachi
Guest
Hi there I was just wanted some advice….. My bf of nearly a year who has always been affectionate and told me everyday that he loved me and he’s so lucky to have me…. broke up with me… Last Sunday we spent the day together and it was great he actually told me he’s so Inlove with me…. On the following Thursday we actually had a very petty argument through text message and he said he thought I had cheated on him… he then became cold and distant and said he’s got a lot of stuff going through his mind…… Read more »
EBR Team Member: Amor
Guest
EBR Team Member: Amor

Hi Rachi,

Give him a week..if he stays with his decision, start the nc rule

Kelly
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After 5 years of silence. We never actually slept together but tried dating on 4 different occassions. It never worked out. The last time he kicked me out of his place after an argument and I had already a few drinks in me. A few mo ths later he tried contacting me through email. I did not respond. Fast forward 5 years. Out of no where he send an email to my work email. He had to do some searching. Because I had completely chagNed careers. He ae said he was thinking about me and wanted to see how I… Read more »
EBR Team Member: Amor
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EBR Team Member: Amor

Hi Kelly,

hmm.. I have the same question on you as you did for him.. I’m curious why you want to know if he was bothered with your questions..

Kelly
Guest
After 5 years of silence. We never actually slept together but tried dating on 4 different occassions. It never worked out. The last time he kicked me out of his place after an argument and I had already a few drinks in me. A few mo ths later he tried contacting me through email. I did not respond. Fast forward 5 years. Out of no where he send an email to my work email. He had to do some searching. Because I had completely chagNed careers. He ae said he was thinking about me and wanted to see how I… Read more »
EBR Team Member: Amor
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EBR Team Member: Amor

Hi Kelly,

hmm.. I have the same question on you as you did for him.. I’m curious why you want to know if he was bothered with your questions..

Kelly
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My ex and I dated 5 years ago. We gave it four attempts and it never worked out. Actually the last attempt he kicked me out of his place and tried to contact me two months later. I ignored. Now 5 years later he email, which he put effort into searching for my work email. We echanged back and forth for a few days. He said he prefers emailing versus talking on phone.He kept saying it was nice to hear from him. Nice to talk to me. Asked personally things. I felt very open to talking. He finally explained his… Read more »
Kelly
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My ex and I dated 5 years ago. We gave it four attempts and it never worked out. Actually the last attempt he kicked me out of his place and tried to contact me two months later. I ignored. Now 5 years later he email, which he put effort into searching for my work email. We echanged back and forth for a few days. He said he prefers emailing versus talking on phone.He kept saying it was nice to hear from him. Nice to talk to me. Asked personally things. I felt very open to talking. He finally explained his… Read more »
Joy
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Hi, what does he mean?
1. He still loves me but theres no chance for us to be together again?
2. He wants me to date other guys?
3. He still wants to talk to me just because he wants to and nothing more?
4. He is happy when i did something i dont normally do for my self?
5. I will become happy again, Soon we will be happy again, but we are not going to get back together?

EBR Team Member: Amor
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EBR Team Member: Amor

yes, you can do 45 days. If you meant his birthday, check the link below and all of those probably means he got tired of the relationship but he’s still used to talking to you so, he wanted to stay friends.
“Can I Text My Ex On His Birthday?” Let’s End This Discussion Right Now

Joy
Guest

Hi, what does he mean?
1. He still loves me but theres no chance for us to be together again?
2. He wants me to date other guys?
3. He still wants to talk to me just because he wants to and nothing more?
4. He is happy when i did something i dont normally do for my self?
5. I will become happy again, Soon we will be happy again, but we are not going to get back together?

EBR Team Member: Amor
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EBR Team Member: Amor

yes, you can do 45 days. If you meant his birthday, check the link below and all of those probably means he got tired of the relationship but he’s still used to talking to you so, he wanted to stay friends.
“Can I Text My Ex On His Birthday?” Let’s End This Discussion Right Now

Marie
Guest

Hi EBR,
if thats the case if he just said it out on anger or he fell out of love because he got tired, will i ever get him back? what will i do? im currently on the 11th day of the NC rule.

EBR Team Member: Amor
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EBR Team Member: Amor

yes, there is still a chance and that’s why it’s important to improve yourself.. Do not chase and the change has to be genuine and done for yourself because if you’re doing it for him, that’s chasing..

Marie
Guest

Hi EBR,
if thats the case if he just said it out on anger or he fell out of love because he got tired, will i ever get him back? what will i do? im currently on the 11th day of the NC rule.

EBR Team Member: Amor
Guest
EBR Team Member: Amor

yes, there is still a chance and that’s why it’s important to improve yourself.. Do not chase and the change has to be genuine and done for yourself because if you’re doing it for him, that’s chasing..

K
Guest
Hello, I’m just wanting some advice. My ex and I dated for a year and were due to move in together next month and stay trying for a baby. However, he broke up with me over text the day after we had an arguement saying we don’t work as a couple and he doesn’t see a future with me anymore because I’m too hypersensitive and we argue too much (the arguement was over something not worth ending a relationship over). I sent him a message asking if it is permenant this time (he’s broken up with me by text before… Read more »
EBR Team Member: Amor
Guest
EBR Team Member: Amor

Hi K, .

It would be better to think that he had broken up with you. Because if he really wanted to make it work, he would have instead of ghosting you.

K
Guest
Hello, I’m just wanting some advice. My ex and I dated for a year and were due to move in together next month and stay trying for a baby. However, he broke up with me over text the day after we had an arguement saying we don’t work as a couple and he doesn’t see a future with me anymore because I’m too hypersensitive and we argue too much (the arguement was over something not worth ending a relationship over). I sent him a message asking if it is permenant this time (he’s broken up with me by text before… Read more »
EBR Team Member: Amor
Guest
EBR Team Member: Amor

Hi K, .

It would be better to think that he had broken up with you. Because if he really wanted to make it work, he would have instead of ghosting you.

Marie
Guest

Hi EBR team,
what if he said he is fed up of my attitude or he had fallen out of love?
what does he mean about this?

EBR Team Member: Amor
Guest
EBR Team Member: Amor

it’s either he’s just saying it out of anger.. or he really fell out of love because he got tired.

Marie
Guest

Hi EBR team,
what if he said he is fed up of my attitude or he had fallen out of love?
what does he mean about this?

EBR Team Member: Amor
Guest
EBR Team Member: Amor

it’s either he’s just saying it out of anger.. or he really fell out of love because he got tired.

Bailey
Guest
Hello! My ex broke up with me a week ago. It was an LDR. Said he didn’t want to hurt me, and said he wanted to stay friends (among the other million excuses). I think it was just cold feet, as he was going to move here within 3 months. Plus maybe a loss of interest on his part, as I admittedly was very needy during the relationship. He sobbed and begged me to stay friends, and we continued talking for a few days, but I ultimately decided I couldn’t stay friends because it would hurt too much. This devastated… Read more »
EBR Team Member: Amor
Guest
EBR Team Member: Amor

Hi Bailey

you can do the nc rule.. don’t add him back yet, just make your posts public.

Bailey
Guest
Hello! My ex broke up with me a week ago. It was an LDR. Said he didn’t want to hurt me, and said he wanted to stay friends (among the other million excuses). I think it was just cold feet, as he was going to move here within 3 months. Plus maybe a loss of interest on his part, as I admittedly was very needy during the relationship. He sobbed and begged me to stay friends, and we continued talking for a few days, but I ultimately decided I couldn’t stay friends because it would hurt too much. This devastated… Read more »
EBR Team Member: Amor
Guest
EBR Team Member: Amor

Hi Bailey

you can do the nc rule.. don’t add him back yet, just make your posts public.

Selle
Guest
I have recently broke up with my ex just few days before Christmas. We are in temporary LDR since i have to take care of family matters here back in my homeland. Things were good during the couple of weeks of physical separation since we always talk and chat everyday. Even tried my best to keep things kinky with him even with chat or phone calls. Until the 3rd week when he suddenly brought up concerns about the uncertainty as to when i will be going back and then dropped a hint that his mother is pairing him up to… Read more »
EBR Team Member: Amor
Guest
EBR Team Member: Amor

Hi Selle,

Nothing.. If you really want to move on, ignore it.

Selle
Guest
I have recently broke up with my ex just few days before Christmas. We are in temporary LDR since i have to take care of family matters here back in my homeland. Things were good during the couple of weeks of physical separation since we always talk and chat everyday. Even tried my best to keep things kinky with him even with chat or phone calls. Until the 3rd week when he suddenly brought up concerns about the uncertainty as to when i will be going back and then dropped a hint that his mother is pairing him up to… Read more »
EBR Team Member: Amor
Guest
EBR Team Member: Amor

Hi Selle,

Nothing.. If you really want to move on, ignore it.

Melissa
Guest
My ex and I were together for 4 years. This is after being separated for 13 years. Yes, we dated before and we have a son together who is 17 now. Anyway, we have been broke up for 2 months now. This happened when he was arrested after getting very intoxicated and violent one night. This isn’t like him. Now of course he’s going through a bunch of court stuff and he claims that he doesn’t remember what happened that night. He also blames me for all of it. I understand that alcohol can make people not think right. He… Read more »
EBR Team Member: Amor
Guest
EBR Team Member: Amor

Hi Melissa,

is he still in jail? If not, where is he now? Do you still see him when he sees his son?

Melissa
Guest
My ex and I were together for 4 years. This is after being separated for 13 years. Yes, we dated before and we have a son together who is 17 now. Anyway, we have been broke up for 2 months now. This happened when he was arrested after getting very intoxicated and violent one night. This isn’t like him. Now of course he’s going through a bunch of court stuff and he claims that he doesn’t remember what happened that night. He also blames me for all of it. I understand that alcohol can make people not think right. He… Read more »
EBR Team Member: Amor
Guest
EBR Team Member: Amor

Hi Melissa,

is he still in jail? If not, where is he now? Do you still see him when he sees his son?

Jean
Guest

Hi Sorry, I don’t think I made that message clear…I pasted his whole text message to you so its starts with i’m happy you….and then he ends the message saying do you understand what i am saying?…….So he was saying should he basically just be on his own which is what he has gotten used to these past few months of not seeing me etc or should he risk getting back together…So yeh most of what is written in my other message is his text to me….

EBR Team Member: Amor
Guest
EBR Team Member: Amor

ah.. yeah, it seems like he’s afraid to try it again with you.. but that also means there’s a chance.. you just have to take it take it slow and don’t push it..

Jean
Guest

Hi Sorry, I don’t think I made that message clear…I pasted his whole text message to you so its starts with i’m happy you….and then he ends the message saying do you understand what i am saying?…….So he was saying should he basically just be on his own which is what he has gotten used to these past few months of not seeing me etc or should he risk getting back together…So yeh most of what is written in my other message is his text to me….

EBR Team Member: Amor
Guest
EBR Team Member: Amor

ah.. yeah, it seems like he’s afraid to try it again with you.. but that also means there’s a chance.. you just have to take it take it slow and don’t push it..