Ask For Advice
Page 1 of 3 123 LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 30

Thread: Why Do Men Go Back to Their EX's?

  1. #1
    Bams
    Member
    Join Date
    May 2005
    Posts
    38

    Why Do Men Go Back to Their EX's?

    What % of Men return to their Ex's after they have broken up and why?

  2. #2
    melrich
    Platinum Member
    Join Date
    Jul 2003
    Posts
    8,317
    Gender
    Male
    Thanked
    1
    71.26% but I am not sure why.

  3. #3
    melrich
    Platinum Member
    Join Date
    Jul 2003
    Posts
    8,317
    Gender
    Male
    Thanked
    1
    71.26% but I am not sure why.
    LOL...only kidding...sorry.

    I think the percentage of people that get back together at least once is probably quite high but the percentage of those that stay together would I think be low.

    The reason many people would get back together is because there is an element of an investment in a relationship. The coin is time and experiences. Often people don't want to write all that off without giving it a second chance.

  4. #4
    Bams
    Member
    Join Date
    May 2005
    Posts
    38
    I guess what I really want to know is out of the men who read this how many EX GF's have they had and how many have returned to try again and why?

  5. #5
    Bams
    Member
    Join Date
    May 2005
    Posts
    38
    Thanks that is the kind of feed back I was looking for.

  6. #6
    Bigbilly
    Member
    Join Date
    Oct 2005
    Age
    34
    Posts
    197
    I'm more interested in the motivation behind the question, heh.

  7. #7
    melrich
    Platinum Member
    Join Date
    Jul 2003
    Posts
    8,317
    Gender
    Male
    Thanked
    1
    OK. I have had 8 girlfriends of 3 months plus. Only got back together with one and that was because we broke up suddenly after 2 years and thought maybe we should have tried harder. Lasted another 3 or 4 months.

  8. #8
    Bams
    Member
    Join Date
    May 2005
    Posts
    38
    Motivation behind this, well I have this Ex who left because he needed to get his divorce settled and so he told me he need at least 6 months. We were perfect together and I think it was one of the hardest things he had ever done. Now it has been 6 months and I have given him that time and space. We have shared a few emails and one phone call, however I have not seen him at all in 6 months, so I am wondering what are the chance that he will return, because it seems that a lot of people return to what they know they had instead of seeking out something new.

  9. #9
    Bigbilly
    Member
    Join Date
    Oct 2005
    Age
    34
    Posts
    197
    edit : Maybe I should finish reading a post before I answer. D'oh.

  10. #10
    Bams
    Member
    Join Date
    May 2005
    Posts
    38
    He wrote me a month ago telling me that we need to talk because he feels there is a lot of miscommunication. You see he lived with me and then without warning just ran away. He said he had things he needed to do in order for him stop hurting (from guilt of divorce, kids etc.) so one day he was there telling me that how happy he was and then the next gone, asking for time. I have only talked on the phone with him twice and the first time was right after the break and he said he would talk but could not see me, because he had no will power when it came to me and that he knew he needed to get control over him life, but after we talked he insisted I let him go completely for at least 6 months so that he could take care of things without me as a distraction.

  11.  

Page 1 of 3 123 LastLast
Top Threads
Help why are guys so hard to understand
I've know this boy for 3 years and we were talking. He's a lovely guy although we've been through a lot but we've had our problems. The last time
Ex Contacted Me--How To Play It?
About three months ago I hooked up with a guy I've known for many years. It ended up acting shady with me and I found out he started dating someone
Broken up over some guy, but want to get back together again.
Hello there, Me and my girlfriend have been dating for 6+ months now. We have recently broken up due to myself not being able to cope with a certain
Need advice
So ex fiance split up with me in February she's now telling me she wants to commit to trying to fix our family were currently going to counseling to
Confused but patient
My boyfriend is going through a lot right now and he feels like he needs to be alone. Ever since we broke up we talk everyday we've spent time with
Trying to Come Back? Or For Attention?
So this girl and I start talking just 2-3 weeks after the got out of a 2.5 year relationship. They were engaged, he cheated 3 months before the
Will she come back?
Hi, I'm 29 years old and was dealing with a 46 years old woman. We spent a year and a half with eachother. We both have kids and we spent every

Expert Advice
Featured Threads
Weird crazy breakup
Here goes. We was together 4 and a half years, lived together for the most of that with her grandparents, yeah moved in pretty quick because of
is my bf racist? is there a future?
I am a bit dumbfounded and confused.. pls comment.. I have been dating my bf for 3 years. I look asian and he looks european. Things have not always
Great conversation but she Ghosted me?!
When I asked for her phone number, she kinda looked at me (the really dude? face). I knew it was over, but seriously it bothers me that we had a
My Girlfriend's Extreme Anger and Dramatic Behavior Are Ruining Our Relationship
This is gonna be a long one. Bear with me.. Okay, so this is my absolute first post on any forum ever. I am a 21 year old male, and I am currently in
Wrapping your head around an incurable condition
How does one do that ? While my condition is not fatal it is incurable and my life quality will steadily deteriorate over time. Most possible will
My mom kept a secret for 28 years
I'm 28 years old, my mom always told me to not sleep around, said she never slept w anyone till she got married, etc. well randomly tonight she tells
Confusing relationship with ex
So my ex and I broke up about 3 months ago. There was a lot of hurt, I was really depressed for the first weeks until I got back on my feet and
Ask For Advice

Tags for this Thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •