7 Ways to Resist the Urge to Call an Ex ...

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It's hard to find successful ways to resist the urge to call an ex not because there aren't plenty of choices but because they can be so hard to follow, especially if you've really been thinking about your ex. When the breakup is still fresh, it's even more tempting to get in touch with your former boyfriend, girlfriend, or spouse, but it's best if you don't. Maybe everything still hurts too much, maybe you're still too vulnerable, maybe you've got one of those relationships that involve making up and breaking up over and over. There are dozens of reason to say no to temptation, so here are some of the most foolproof ways to resist the urge to call an ex.

1. Don't Make It Easy for Yourself

You might not like to hear it, but one of the easiest ways to resist the urge to call an ex is to erase his or her contact information from your phone (and your tablet; ditto your iPod; yep, your messenger too). If that number isn't readily available, you're less likely to call. If you have to work to find it, you might have just enough time to reconsider. And don't automatically think this won't work – when was the last time you physically dialed a number you frequently call? I've been with Heather for seven years and sometimes I have to stop and really think about what her number is.

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sara
I actually tried all of these on the last 3 years but still I feel that I just need to hear his voice :( thanks anyways
Fey
@Khadijah thanks :)
Connie
This is very nice info..:) thanks!
Khadijah
@fey it won't make you look bitter at all. I had to completely delete my ex off of everything to get over him! It's going to help I promise!
Fey
I did all that but I was worried it might seem like I was really bitter and that's why I unfriended him but really it's to help me move on right?
Solyda Kim
Great
Sam
Where was this 3 months ago! So helpful!
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