Most Helpful Guy
If you broke up, you need to move on and it's not up to your ex to decide. It sounds like he broke up with you in a way that really didn't make it clear that he was breaking up with you; maybe he did that because he thought it would be easier for you, but he probably did it because he thought it would be easier for him.
It is almost always a mistake to back to an ex. If you want to move on, I recently wrote a myTake on getting over a relationship and moving on:
Most Helpful Girl
you should move on.