I have seen so many posts on fb or even here where people ask how to make their ex jealous, or how to take revenge on their ex bf/gf. This happens in real life too (at least around me). in my opinion, they still have feeling for their ex or else they won't be wasting their time trying to get their ex's attention. I told this to some of them but they are in denial. I think they are ashamed to admit that they can't forget their ex.
Why do some people just never get over their ex?
What Guys Said 19
Breakups always suck, especially if its your first one. Some people can get over their exes quickly, some may take longer, but these will get over them eventually, could take months or even a year, unless their foolish enough to hold on if they don't ever have the fortune of meeting someone new and better.1
You've called it absolutely correctly.
They still have feelings for them, albeit negative ones.
Complete waste of their time, as you say.1
The real problem IMHO is, that most break ups a re unresolved. Leaving one party behind - confused about what's happening. People who separate should do it in a way that both can live with the decision.3
Because they think they can never meet someone one better and they then don’t allow themselves to meet that person.3
It's difficult to get over your ex if you really love him/her. But love is not the reason for making them jealous or taking revenge on them, it might be due to other reasons maybe getting dumped by ex, cheated on by ex. It takes time to get over, maybe it requires another relationship. I haven't got over my ex but I've no intention to make her jealous or taking revenge on her and I don't think it's something to deny or be ashamed of.1
They were probably in a deep committed relationship for a long time and have a hard time letting go.
That being said, these people shouldn’t date until the feelings for their ex are completely resolved.1
Because it's hard. Especially if you give up everything for that person and wanting to make that person happy became your motivation.2
a lot of people are control freaks and it's hard for them to let go and move on... The answer is yes some people take a really long time to move on...1
It’s not the sex or emotion it’s just how they feel and they don’t feel the love anymore for one another move on. There lots of beautiful woman out there , you’ll find it1
Many people reminisce about their time with the Ex as the good old days.0
They need to get out there and start having sex again!0
I admit I'm not over my ex, I believe if you truly loved them, you'll never completely be over them. She broke up with me, and I miss a lot of it, things I'll never find in one person again, and it's a hard thing. Now the posting on FB or getting revenge I see as a selfish thing, like their ego was hurt and that's what they are worried about2
They can't forget their ex for the same reason they fell in luv with their ex.1
When a relationship is really good (or seems really good to one side! But ends badly and the other treats them like shit afterwards it could hae really negative impacts. It's basically going from an emotional high all the way to an emotional low, plus the feeling of injustice from being treated like crap doesn't help. Usually when people feel wronged they want revenge. It's normal nature but all that does is hurt themselves in the end.
Thos einexperienced with dating take it the hardest mainly because they're the most naive and innocent. They still believe in true love the one, so they get this emotional high and attachment easier and stronger than someone who's a bit more experienced with dating. Those who are more experienced with dating and break ups also know how to handle it better though there are times when they want to make the other hurt just as bad as them.
Part of this wanting the other person to hurt just as bad as them comes from bad closure usually. If they can hurt the other they can prove to themselves that the other person cared and it's them who are moving on (at least in their heads. Though if they're doing this it's not true).
On top of this love is like a drug and being ripped away from that drug causes withdrawls. Sadness, depression, anger, etc is part of that. It can also drive a person crazy. Though when someone truly is in love with a person and that bond breaks it's not the easiest thing for some people to over come especially if they don't have good close friends or a strong social circle.
Though I do agree some of them are in denial and ashamed to admit they can't forget their ex and afraid to get help.1
it's shame cuz no one is worth it1
What Girls Said 8
Because we easily forget the bad times and tend to only remember the good times.
The little gestures that he had that you thought were cute.
The places that you and he went to together and now you are there, but by yourself and you think of him.
The songs that you both liked that you hear again and make you miss him.
So many good memories.
But those good memories hide and mask the reasons for the break-up. The arguments that could not be resolved and in some cases even abuse.
Some things can be fixed but others can't.
The way to determine is to ask yourself, "Is the problem something that is a part of one, or both, of our DNA.
DNA can not be changed, that is permanent and will never be fixed.
I think they question their ability to have another chance to date somebody of the calibre or form a similar connection like they did previously.3
I think if not love it's attachment. For me I know I would be one of those petty exes, stalking his profiles and just tryan make him jealous. I think it's because for the last year he's been my world, we do everything together and I have such strong feelings. If we broke up it would be so so hard to see him with someone else or even know he can get with whoever he wants3
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Probably not busy enough.1
Maybe they haven't met someone better yet.1
Some people still have feelings for their ex or can't get over the fact that they moved on or something1
Because they're too hurt. The pain/resentment doesn't allow them to be free from that person.1
I’ve never posted on social media about an ex that sounds incredibly desperate and not a good look.. and I’ve never met anyone who wants to actually make their ex jealous or get revenge either.. I’ve posted anonymous questions on gag about what o could say to an ex to change their mind or what to say or something like that but that’s about it. But to answer you question. It’s extremly hard to get over an ex especially if they are the one who broke up with YOU. Because they ended something you didn’t want to end and weren’t ready to end. And your feelings are still there. But it wasn’t your choice1
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