Question: Is it healthy to hookup with your ex?

When you close one chapter of your life through a breakup, hooking up with your ex can feel like youre backsliding, but that doesnt necessarily mean you are. Its completely normal, and fairly common, for people to hook up with an ex lover because it feels physically familiar, according to therapist Matt Lundquist.

When should you hook up with your ex?

Let enough time pass. If you want to start hooking up with your ex, you should wait until at least a few weeks, if not a few months, have gone by before you start trying to hook up with your ex again.

Is it a bad idea to sleep with your ex?

Rather than expect sleeping with an ex to be emotionally turbulent and may let go of lingering feelings, hampering your ability to move on and prolonging heartbreak, the researchers found that sleeping with an ex didnt really stop the healing process from day to day.

What is the success rate of getting back with an ex?

The survey showed that 77% of the participants who got back together with their ex were happy, while 23% werent. It takes a lot of work to fix a relationship that ended, and most of that has to be pretty self-reflective. Even if you do work on yourself, theres no guarantee your ex will do the same.

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