Most Helpful Girl
It should only be one time or never. You should never take an ex back, remember it didn't work out for a reason, don't forget that reason when you fondly look back at it through rose tinted glasses. The only times you can take an ex back is if the reason for the breakup was something like, you guys didn't want to do long distance but are now in the same city again and there were no other problems.
Things healthy relationships need, trust, mutual affection, mutual respect, and communication. You need to remember to not take the other person for granted. You need to both feel secure in your relationship.
Most Helpful Guy
2-3 years of relationship, 3-4 times broke up and finally one last time from her.. 5 th and final time