How to move from dating to relationship
It’s not necessarily too late to rekindle the love with your ex—but don’t get rash and make any mediocre moves. Let her hear your voice and register some sincere effort on your part.
You want to do this right, and that means re-engaging with an abundance of caution and more confidence than ever. “See if she’d like to join you at an art gallery opening, see a movie, or a hike on a sunny day,” says Spira. “If it’s meant to be, she’ll come around on her own time-table.” 4.
“If you did something hurtful, make a real apology,” Frances says.
“It might be wise to see a therapist to clarify what you did and why, and how best to sort of the problem.” Then, no matter what she did, you need to take responsibility for you—and change. Avoid rehashing the past: After you’ve acknowledged the problem, look ahead.
“You don’t need to talk about everything that went wrong in the relationship.Whether you decide to leave or stay, make sure to use our safety planning tips to stay safe.Remember, you have many options — including obtaining a domestic violence restraining order.If it helps, also talk about your feelings about the relationships in your life.If you just want them to listen, start by telling them that.