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What Should You Do When Your Ex Boyfriend Texts You?

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Have you recently got a text from your ex boyfriend out of the blue and are wondering what it means? Perhaps you’re wondering if you should reply to him or just leave him hanging.

While there is no solid way to understand what every guy is thinking, there are some answers that may be able to fit the bill for your particular situation. However, before you make your decision you should first ask yourself what you are wanting (if anything) from him and what you would hope to achieve by replying.

Maybe you’re just wanting to be friends with him? Or are you feeling that tug in your heart urging you to give things another go and do whatever you can to get him back..? Maybe you already know your answer deep down…

Here in this article we share with you the top five reasons he’s texting you and how you can reply.

If, however, you already know you want him back and are wanting to find out exactly what text messages to send him to make him yours again, forget about any other girl that might be hanging around and to make him feel like getting back together with you is his idea, then follow relationship expert, Mike Fiore’s step-by-step guide, here.
 

Top 5 Reasons Your Ex Boyfriend Is Texting You (How To Reply, Below)

 

He Misses You

This is a tricky reason, as it can sometimes be difficult to tell what any guy is thinking. A lot of the time, what your ex-partner is missing is the level of intimacy that you once shared and the overall comfort of the relationship that you were both in together.

For a lot of guys, moving forward and creating a new connection with someone different can be a scary situation. You may find that he thinks that he misses you simply because it is harder for him to think about moving forward.

He Wants You Back

If it has been at least a few weeks or more since the two of you broke up then there is a good chance that he has had time to reflect on the breakup and the relationship that the two of you once had.

Often during this time he will be going through a mix of emotions, the good and the bad. However, if it has gotten to the point where he has now made contact with you then it could be that he is feeling like he may want you back.

However, before he gets a reply from you and gets to meet up with you face to face, he will most likely not be 100% sure if that is what he is really wanting. So, if you know you want him back then make sure you push him over the edge to being 100% sure about you by sending him the exact text messages that will win him back. Find out what those text messages are, here.

Most guys are cautious of their feelings when contacting their ex and will not want to look stupid or get rejected, so your reactions and replies to him will confirm to him one way or another if he really wants you back, so it is imperative you don’t send boring, ‘run of the mill’ texts, or worse yet, any one of the three toxic text messages that could kill your relationship dead without you even knowing about it. Find out exactly what messages to avoid sending as well as the ones that will get him chasing you again, here.

The good news is that you currently have the upper hand as he has been the one to get in contact with you. However, to make sure you do and say the right things and don’t mess up the opportunity, follow the number one step-by-step text messaging guide for getting your ex back, here.

He Wants To See What You Are Up To

There could be the chance that they want to see how you are doing, and they are interested in seeing what you are up to. Here is where you have to be careful, as there could always be the ex that is interested in seeing if you are ready to date other guys or if you have already met someone.

You want to be able to try to feel out what his thoughts are without diving too deep into texting conversations about your old relationship.

Your Ex Is Sorry

A breakup can be messy at times, and there could have been a few things that were said or done that left him feeling like a bit of a tool. If this is the case, he may have sent you an initial text to test the waters and see how receptive you are to the conversation. This could be his way of trying to come in and say that he is sorry for whatever may have happened at the end of the relationship.

Your Ex Is Looking For A Booty Call

a woman texting her ex boyfriendIt may seem tough to swallow, but the text could simply mean that he is a human being and thinking about his intimate needs. The last thing that you will want to do is fall into a pattern where you allow yourself to become the girl that he contacts only when he is feeling frisky.

Take into consideration whether he is texting in the middle of the day or the middle of the night and remember why the two of you broke up to begin with. There are some situations where it is best to leave any booty call text unanswered.

How To Reply To Your Ex Boyfriend By Text

Firstly, you want to avoid texting your ex back right away as this looks needy and might come across like you don’t have a life without him, which is not an attractive message to convey. Leaving him hanging for a while will spike his curiosity even more, making him more keen to hear from you and wonder what you are up to.

Be casual with your reply and don’t ask him too many questions. A simple ‘how are you doing?’ is enough for starters.

Be vague and ambiguous with your answers to his questions. Being vague will often cause him to ask more questions, which means he is reaching for your attention. Just don’t make it seem like you are trying deliberately to avoid answering him.

From here, it depends on his reply as to what you should say next. Get the exact text messages to send him, here.

Final Thoughts

It goes without saying that a break-up is often very hard to go through. If you have been missing your ex, and he texts you, there is no rule stating that you cannot text him back.

However, if you are afraid of being hurt, you need to be able to tread lightly so that you do not fall into a pattern that will be bad for you overall.

You need to be able to trust your best judgement and think back to what you know about him. If it seems like his motivation is sincere, there is no reason you cannot text back with an open mind.

If you feel that you want to get back together with your ex or at least find out if he wants to get back together with you, then you can learn how to use your text messages to get him wanting you again and asking you to be his girl again. To find out exactly how to do this then discover the powerful text messages that will get him wanting to be with you again, here.


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