Dating Ex Boyfriend – good idea or bad? To be honest, it could go either way. There are a lot of variables to consider. Depending on the reason the two of you split as well as how much time has passed are just two.
If you split up because he was abusive or cheated on you, why would you even consider it for one second? Count your blessings and move on, leave him and his abuse and infidelities where they belong, in the past.
If your relationship was loving and kind but the two of you just ran into some problems and drifted apart, than going out again may not be crazy. There can even be advantages to it.
The success or failure at this point will depend largely on how much time has gone by and if you are both mature enough (and dedicated enough) to make it work and are willing to spend the needed time and effort to make things better this time around.
There are no guarantees in any relationship but having this familiarity might work out for the best. Of course, if the two of you just resort back to your old and negative pattern of behavior, it will only fall apart again. This time it will most likely happen more quickly.
You will probably fall into the fighting pattern much more quickly than you did the first time around.
There is no absolute yes or no answer to the question of whether or not dating an ex is a good idea. Each couple is different, but if you are both mature, have allowed enough time to go by so that you know you aren’t getting back together just because you are afraid of being alone, and have grown since you were last together, than go for it.
It’s not really whether dating ex boyfriend is a good or bad idea, it’s really about the two people in the relationship and how much each of them is willing to do to make it work this time.