By Chris Seiter

Published on October 3rd, 2023

Chris Seiter here, your go-to source for navigating the tricky waters of breakups and sagging relationships. In this article, we’re diving deep into a topic that can be as enticing as it is complex: signs that your ex wants to rekindle more than just memories, specifically when it comes to physical, sexual intimacy.

In fact, I have come up with 22 telltale signs that point to your ex wanting to sleep with you.

As you step into this breakup landscape one of the first things you learn is that figuring out your ex’s intentions can be like solving a riddle. You may receive so many different, even conflicting signs, you may end up running in circles.

While it’s crucial to approach these situations with your eyes wide open, be aware that it can be very easy to misread what is really on your ex’s mind. Nevertheless, there is a way to piece together the sexual signs that might suggest your ex is interested in reigniting the flame, both emotionally and physically.

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22 Signs Your Ex Wants To Have Sex With You

1. Frequent Contact: If your ex has been consistently reaching out, whether through texts, calls, or social media, it could be a sign of more than just friendship on their mind.

2. Flirty Messages: Pay attention to the tone of your conversations. If your ex’s messages take on a flirtatious or playful nature, it’s a clear indicator of their interest.

3. Extended Hangouts: If your meet-ups are lasting longer than they used to, it could be because your ex wants to spend more quality time with you, including intimate moments.

4. Late-Night Calls: Late-night phone calls or texts often carry a more intimate undertone, hinting at a desire for a deeper connection.

5. Compliments Galore: If your ex has been showering you with compliments, especially those of a physical nature, they might be expressing their attraction.

6. Nostalgic Conversations: If your ex often brings up romantic or intimate memories from your past relationship, it’s a sign that they’re reminiscing about those moments.

7. Physical Contact: Pay attention to subtle touches during your interactions. Whether it’s a lingering hug or a playful pat on the back, these actions can reveal underlying desires.

8. Emotionally Vulnerable: Your ex might open up emotionally, sharing their feelings and vulnerabilities, which can pave the way for a deeper connection, including physical intimacy.

9. Active Social Media Presence: If your ex has been actively engaging with your social media posts, especially those that showcase your appearance, it’s a sign of their continued interest.

10. Jealousy: If your ex exhibits signs of jealousy when you mention other potential romantic interests, it indicates they might still have strong feelings for you, including physical attraction.

11. Planned One-on-One Time: If your ex suggests activities that involve just the two of you, it can be a subtle way of creating an intimate atmosphere.

12. Intimate Gifts: Gifts with a personal touch or those related to your shared history can be a sign that your ex wants to rekindle more than just friendship.

13. Intimate Conversations: Your ex might steer conversations toward topics related to love, relationships, or past physical experiences.

14. Playful Teasing: Light-hearted teasing and playful banter can create a flirty atmosphere that hints at their romantic interest.

15. Drunken Confessions: Alcohol can lower inhibitions, leading your ex to make more overt advances or express their desires when under the influence.

16. Subtle Innuendos: Listen for subtle sexual innuendos or double entendres in your conversations.

17. Extended Gazes: If your ex holds prolonged eye contact, it can be a sign of attraction and a desire for deeper connection.

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18. Initiating Physical Contact: Your ex might initiate physical contact, like sitting closer to you, leaning in, or touching your arm during conversation.

19. Planning Trips: Suggesting trips or getaways together can create opportunities for physical intimacy away from familiar surroundings.

20. Lingering Goodbyes: If your goodbyes become more prolonged with lingering hugs or intimate moments, it’s a sign of their desire for closeness.

21. Expressing Missing You: If your ex often mentions how much they miss you, it could extend beyond emotional longing to physical desire.

22. Direct Communication: In some cases, your ex might come right out and express their desire to be intimate with you once again.

Conclusion – Does My Ex Want To Do It or Not?

It’s important to note that while these readiness for sex signs can be indicators of your ex’s physical attraction and desire to sleep with you, they should not be taken as guarantees.

Always prioritize open communication, consent, and mutual respect in any romantic or intimate encounter. Remember that both parties should feel comfortable and enthusiastic about any physical involvement.  So in this regard, practice patience.  Be sure to weave together enough of these signs and hints to help better see what you ex really wants.

Lastly, and most importantly, your choice to sleep with your ex should also be considered within the context of where you are in your ex recovery plan.  Sometimes it can be helpful to get some coaching on a matter like this.

Frequently Asked Questions – The Signs Your Ex Is Read To Sleep With You

**1. Is it safe to assume that if my ex is exhibiting these signs, they definitely want to get back together physically?

Response: Not necessarily. While these signs suggest physical attraction and a desire for a deeper connection, it’s essential to have an open and honest conversation with your ex about their intentions to ensure both parties are on the same page.

**2. What should I do if I’m unsure about my ex’s intentions but want to explore a physical reconnection?

Response: Communication is key. Express your feelings and desires honestly with your ex, and be receptive to their response. It’s vital that both of you are comfortable and enthusiastic about any physical involvement.

**3. My ex is displaying some of these signs, but they’re also in a new relationship. What does that mean?

Response: Mixed signals can be confusing. In this case, your ex might be experiencing conflicting emotions. It’s crucial to respect their current relationship while considering your own feelings and boundaries.

**4. How can I ensure that any physical involvement with my ex is healthy and doesn’t lead to more heartbreak?

Response: Setting clear boundaries and practicing open communication are essential. Make sure both you and your ex understand each other’s expectations and desires, and prioritize what works best for you in the long run.

**5. Can these signs also apply to a purely physical or casual relationship with an ex?

Response: Yes, they can. These signs suggest a desire for physical intimacy, but it doesn’t necessarily mean a desire for a committed relationship. Define the nature of your relationship clearly with your ex to avoid misunderstandings otherwise you may find yourself in a world of hurt.

**6. What if I’m not interested in a physical relationship with my ex but still want to maintain a friendly connection?

Response: It’s possible to maintain a platonic friendship with your ex, but it’s crucial to establish and communicate your boundaries clearly to ensure both parties are comfortable.

**7. Should I be concerned if my ex exhibits some of these signs but hasn’t initiated a conversation about rekindling our relationship?

Response: Not necessarily. Your ex might be hesitant or waiting for you to take the first step. If you’re interested in exploring a rekindled relationship, consider initiating an open and honest conversation.

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**8. Can these signs also apply to a rebound situation with my ex?

Response: Yes, they can. Rebound relationships can be characterized by mixed emotions and physical attraction. It’s essential to tread carefully and be aware of the potential emotional complexities.

**9. What if my ex is displaying these signs, but I’m not ready for any kind of physical involvement?

Response: Your emotional well-being should always come first. If you’re not ready for any physical involvement with your ex, it’s essential to communicate your boundaries clearly and take the time you need to heal and move forward at your own pace.	

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