A friend once told me his test of whether he's over an ex is whether it would bother him if they were dating someone else. Under that logic, I've never gotten over anyone in my life. Months and sometimes years after a relationship, my heart rate still accelerates when I see an ex is dating someone new on Facebook. Over a year after I ended one relationship, I found some photos on Facebook of my ex with a woman I didn't recognize.
Is he ready to commit? 9 signs he's not over his ex
The Struggles Of Dating When You're Clearly Not Over Your Ex
No wonder it can be so hard to kick the ex habit. It obviously varies from person to person, but in that timeframe after a big breakup, people are usually still on the emotional mend. But to figure out whether you should stick it out or cut your losses, ask yourself the following questions. But there are also more subtle conversational clues that can hint as to how healed his heart is.
Still living with your ex after a breakup? Learning how to live with your ex-girlfriend or ex-boyfriend is a game of patience and tolerance. From bathroom etiquette to bedroom rules and from splitting the apartment rent to not bringing dates home — find out how you can continue living with your ex after breaking up until you can save money for a new lease and move out to a place of your own.