What To Say To Your Ex Girlfriend To Get Her Back

It’s the ultimate question, isn’t it?

What do you say to get your ex girlfriend back?  That is all you want really – to figure what sweet and lovely things you can say to your girlfriend to get her to accept you back.  To forgive you.  To give you another chance.

You would love to know what to say to your ex girlfriend to make her smile again.

You are dying to know what to say your your ex girlfriend to NOT make her feel bad anymore.

Millions of men have been in your position before. They’ve been at that moment where it’s a make or break. Where they are looking for one word, one phrase or one speech to recite to change the way things are going.

Guys who feel helpless about losing their ex are thinking what can I say or do:

  • To prevent the breakup going another day longer
  • To get her back no matter what I have to say or do 
  • To change the breakup tides so my ex thinks of me differently


Men who are struggling with the right words to say to their Ex Girlfriend are are tempted:

  • To say to my ex girlfriend the very thing that will make her fall back in love with me.
  • To whisper and say cute and nice things to my ex girlfriend to get her back and forget my ugliness.
  • To cite, if I must, long paragraphs, even quotes, to lure her back. 


Right now, my advice is not let this situation freak you out. Guess what? Millions of men have failed.

You may have failed because you succumbed to anger, rage,  wild emotions, or even visions of romanticism.


If you have not gone through a whirlwind of emotions, then you wouldn’t be human.  It is tough to grapple with the breakup blues.  Let me tell you that I am incredibly impressed that you are willing to put this kind of commitment into something. It isn’t easy to ask for help. Most men are afraid to even type the words:

“I need help to get my ex girlfriend back like super fast” into Google.

But you most likely did and you are here because you want the secret sauce.  Let me drop a quick answer on you that might help move in the right direction

5 Things You Should Say and Do If You Want Your Ex Girlfriend Back in Your Life

  1. Say nothing at first.  Rushing to come up with all the words that is going to turn her thinking completely around is a fool’s errand. You are likely to say something you might regret
  2. Allow for some space so you both can breathe and process what has happened.  This breakup scene you are both facing may be one of the toughest things both of you have faced.  So allow the emotions to unwind.
  3. Don’t tell your ex girlfriend that you have to have her back.  Going into a begging mode is only going to turn her off and make you look weak
  4. If you are going to say something, speak not to your ex girlfriend, but to yourself.  Remind yourself that the breakup happened for a reason.  Maybe what happened is crazy and irrational, but it has occurred.  So tell yourself you need a plan.  If you don’t know where to start than check out my eBook, Ex Girlfriend Recovery.   You will need a blueprint to figure your way through this mess
  5. If you and your ex girlfriend are still on talking terms, don’t say how you are disappointing in her or say things that point the blame at her, even if you think she is largely at fault. Let kindness rule your spirit.  Later, there will be time to reconcile your differences.

10  Wild and Crazy Thoughts Running Through Your Mind After a Breakup – Don’t Say or Do Any of These Things!

what the heck to I say to my ex

The truth of the matter is you probably are looking for a quick fix solution to your ex girlfriend problem.  I don’t blame you.  Most people when caught up in a lost relationship will wander around in a zombie like state.  The first thing that might slam you right in the face is the thought of  what the hell happened.

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This usually leads to the desperation or delusional stage.  It is usually like this:

  • You want to say that one word that can bring your ex girlfriend running back into your arms
  • You want to say that one phrase that will melt your girlfriend heart and forgiveness will be ushered in. 
  • You want to conjure up that one amazing idea to woo her back.

If Only I Could Talk To My Girlfriend Again

If only you could find that one speech that will convince your ex girlfriend to get back with you.  But that is not the only thing that might plague your mind since your ex girlfriend and you called it quits.

You may find yourself possessed with some really wild, random, and crazy thoughts.  All kinds of notions could afflict your mind as you may swing from wanting your ex girlfriend back with every fiber of your being – to wanting nothing to do with her.

Since you and your ex gf went your separate ways you are going to go through a period where what you want to say to her is could very well land you in the penalty box.  Even if it sounds really good in your head as you roll it around, in the early days it is better not to make make any big ex girlfriend moves.

So let me warn you again! If you are in the early stages of a breakup, most of the words that want to direct her way will only get you in more trouble because your are thinking in the wrong ways.  You probably will need some guidance.  I know.  Heck,  I wrote a huge, comprehensive book about it!

Don’t Listen To What Your Breakup Voice Is Telling You To Say To Your Ex Girlfriend

OK, so right after you and her have your falling out, there are something you should steer clear of.

You are most likely desperate and want to know what to say to your ex girlfriend to get her back fast before some other guy steals her heart.  Think of these thoughts rolling around in your head as the inner breakup scared voice.  Be assured, it will haunt your conscious mind.  And if you are not careful you might act on what the breakup voice is telling you.

Let me walk you through them –  these troublesome thoughts that can grab a hold of you lead you down the wrong path.

So Here Are 10  Things You Should NOT Say or Do Unless You Want To Get On Her Wrong Side

  1. Should I text my ex girlfriend like crazy – just bomb her with a series of texts  to bring her to her senses (Bad Idea.)
  2. Maybe I should say cute things to my ex girlfriend to get her crawling back (News Alert – She is not crawling back.)
  3. Perhaps I need a list of sweet things to say to my ex girlfriend to get her back to talking to me. (Sweet won’t work right now.)
  4.  I think I will just show up at her place, bang on her door and work this out right now. (Big Mistake!)
  5.  Should I do something like talk to her parents, her friends (Only if your really want to piss her off.)
  6. What if I talked to my ex’s old boyfriend and picked his brain (Why torture yourself?)
  7.  I will ask out her best friend – I bet that will get my ex to want me back desperately  (Oh boy, please don’t do that!)
  8.  Should I say and do something to make her feel super special?  (Perhaps later – but right now she probably can’t stand the sound of your voice.)
  9. Don’t ever say to your ex girlfriend that you are giving up on her. (You might as well throw in the towel)
  10. What if I say to my ex girlfriend that I will give her one more chance or it’s all over. (Say that and indeed you are closer to it being over.)

So as you walk through the minefield of getting your ex girlfriend back, just consider that if you are searching for some magical cure – those secret words that will cast you out of this break up hell hole –  just know I have some advice for you.

What is it?

Well, I have some bad news for you…

I Have Bad News & I Have Good News

good news

Which do you want first?

The good news or the bad?

I always like the bad news first so I am just going to go out on a limb here and say that you are like me and want the bad news first.

Here Is The Bad News About What You Can Say To Your Ex Girlfriend To Convince Her To Give You Another Shot.

There isn’t one word, phrase or speech that you can say to get your ex girlfriend back.

That’s one of the biggest misconceptions out there and I would like to correct this belief right here and now.

The truth is that every romantic comedy and Disney movie has formed this belief that all you have to do to get a girl to fall head over heels for you (or in your case fall back in love with you) is deliver some type of incredible speech where you declare your undying love for a girl and she will be putty in your hands.

Have you ever tried this in real life?

I have and every single time that I have it has blown up in my face.

Heck, it doesn’t ever work on my wife either and she is married to me.

Of course, there are two sides to every coin and where there is bad news there is also good news.

Here Is The Good News You Can Say To Ex Gf to Change Her Mind

There ARE words, phrases and speeches that you can use and say to get your ex girlfriend thinking about coming back to you.


I know what you are thinking.

“What the h*** Chris. You just said that there isn’t any one word, phrase or speech that we can use to get our exes back.”

Yes, while I did say that there isn’t any ONE word, phrase or speech that you can use to win your ex back I never said anything about using multiple of them together.

And I have told you something else really important.  You need some time in laying low. And You need to rebuild your relationship with your ex in a carefully crafted way.  Little steps.  Clever tactics.  Small gains.

How Does Your Typical Breakup Couple Get Back Together?

definition (bold)


Take a moment to consider the average way that a couple gets back together after a breakup.

There usually isn’t any one moment where a woman just sits up and goes,

“Wow, this moment caused me to want to get back together with my ex.”

Usually it’s a combination of the moments, interactions and feelings that make a couple get back together after a breakup.


Perhaps there is a better way that I can explain.

Ok, take a look at the graphic below.

infographic moments

Notice how there are a bunch of arrows pointing at this couple.

Then I also want you to notice how under these arrows I am saying that each arrow is mean to represent a combination of either positive moments, interactions or feelings.

Pretty self explanatory right?

It’s a combination of words, phrases and speeches that can influence moments, interactions and feelings which ultimately lead to a couple getting back together.

Here is the big takeaway that I want you to take from this.

Notice how there isn’t just one gigantic arrow pointing at the couple (which is meant to represent a reconnection of you and your ex by the way.) Instead, there are many little arrows pointing at the reconnection couple.

I really want to drive home the point that you can’t get your ex girlfriend back by saying just one thing.

Doing that and expecting amazing results is going to result in disaster.

Instead, there are multiple things that have to be said in order for you to get that amazing result that you want so bad.

That’s where this article comes into play.

Rather than teaching you ONE thing to say to get your ex girlfriend back I am going to teach you EVERYTHING to say to get her back.

Of course, before we can get into that I need you to understand the correct process to use to get your ex girlfriend back.

The Correct Process To Get Your Girlfriend Back To Speaking Terms

I want you to take a look at something.


Do you have any idea what this graphic means?


Well, this graphic represents the correct way that you are supposed to go about getting your ex girlfriend back.

Notice how there are three icons above the couple in the hearts.

These three icons are meant to represent the mediums that you will be communicating with your ex by. In other words, you will be talking to your ex through text messages, phone calls and in person interactions.

In my article on flirting I talked about these three mediums and the importance of not jumping the gun on them. In other words, first you have to text your ex girlfriend and build attraction through that medium. Once enough attraction has been built there you can move on to the next medium with talking to her over the phone. After this you essentially rinse and repeat the process.

But what about the details?

Above I mentioned that I was going to teach you EVERYTHING you needed to say to get your ex girlfriend back.

Well, the way I am going to go about doing that is by teaching you what you need to say to get your girlfriend back in each of the three categories.

Again, the three categories are the three mediums above,

  1. Text Messages
  2. Phone Calls
  3. In Person Interaction

Like I said, there isn’t any one thing that you can say to get your girlfriend back. However, there are multiple things in each of these categories that you can say.

Hold on to your britches because we are going to one long and wild ride!

Lets get started by talking about text messages.

What To Say In Text Messages To Your Ex Girlfriend

what can I say

Text messages are a tricky thing.

There is so much complexity to them that I am a little bit split on where to start.

I guess the smartest thing for me to do will be to divide this up into three categories for you.

  1. What to say to start a conversation.
  2. What to say to build attraction.
  3. How to transition from text messages to phone calls.

However, before I really sink my teeth into these three categories it is probably a good idea for me to explain my philosophy on text messaging.

My Philosophy On Texting To Awaken Your Ex Girlfriend’s Interest in Talking To You Again

I am of the mind that text messages are one piece of a three piece puzzle to getting your ex girlfriend back.

A lot of experts say that text messaging is the most important concept to master but I tend to disagree. While I do think that it is super important to master I think each piece of the three piece puzzle is equally important.

Nevertheless, that doesn’t mean you can slack when it comes to text messaging.

But enough of that.

Lets talk specifically about my philosophy on texting.

So this is going to sound really weird but I want you to scroll up and look at the infographic I put together depicting the correct way to get an ex girlfriend back.

You remember how there are three categories/puzzle pieces in the graphic, right?

You have texting..

You have calling…

Oh, and you can’t forget in person interactions….

Above I also made reference to the fact that in order to maximize your chances of success you need to move from one category to the other.

Well, my philosophy on texting is deeply intertwined with the belief of moving from one category to the next.

In other words, I believe that the sole purpose of texting your ex girlfriend after a breakup is to move her from category one (texting) to category two (calling.)

Of course, in order to successfully do that you have to say a bunch of things to build a lot of attraction.

After all, an ex girlfriend is probably going to need a compelling reason to talk on the phone with you and she is going to be more likely to accept your call if a lot of attraction has been build through text messages.

So, when you are reading my thoughts on text messages below keep in mind that all I am trying to do is move you from point A (not talking on the phone with your girlfriend) to point B (talking on the phone with her.)

What To Say To Start A Conversation With Your Ex Girlfriend Over Text Message

There are two things I would like to talk about when it comes to starting a conversation over text message.

Thing 1- Starting a conversation after the NC rule

Thing 2- Starting a conversation when you are used to talking to each other

I get a lot of questions about these two things on Ex Girlfriend Recovery so I would like to put all the questions to rest right here, right now.

I guess we should start by talking about starting a conversation after the no contact rule.

Starting A Conversation After The No Contact Rule

You are aware of what the no contact rule is, right?

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For now all you need to know is that the no contact rule means that you are going to ignore your ex (in every way imaginable) for a certain amount of time (usually between 21 – 45 days.)

The idea behind the NC rule is that it allows more time for your ex girlfriend to miss you and it gives both of you time to calm down after the breakup.

But in order to succeed in getting your girlfriend back you are going to have to inevitably talk to her.

When that time comes the ideal way to reach out to her is through a text message.


Because it is the least threatening method of communication and it allows you to control things a bit more than if you were to contact her through any of the other mediums.

But there is a major problem that needs to be addressed.

What do you say to an ex girlfriend who you haven’t talked to in a long time?


It’s a good question and I have a good answer.

You need to send your ex girlfriend a text message that will be impossible for her NOT to respond to.

How do you do that?

Well, that requires you to know a thing or two about your girlfriend.

Lets pretend that your ex girlfriend was obsessed with Paris.

Well, using this knowledge you could probably text her something like this to get her to respond,


There are a couple of things I want you to take note of when it comes to this text message.

  • This Person Alex
  • Paris
  • How Your Ex Always Wanted To Go

Lets start with Alex.

So, the text message above makes reference to a person named Alex.

Alex is generally going to be someone that you and your ex both know.

Why is this important?

So she can put a face to an idea.


Maybe I can explain this a little bit better.

Imagine that I sent the same text as I did above except instead of using Alex (a friend that you and your girlfriend both share) I used some stranger,


Which do you think she will have more interest in?

A stranger winning a trip to Paris or a friend?

If you guessed “the friend” then you would be right.

Now, why do you think I used Paris?

I used it because apparently your ex girlfriend is obsessed with Paris and we are going to use that knowledge to our advantage.

You see, I have a theory that every person walking this earth has a topic that will immediately open them up and get them talking. It just so happens that Paris is your ex girlfriends because she has never been and has always wanted to see it.

This yearning to see Paris is deeply woven into every fiber of her being and opens her up to talking like no other topic.

Do you see now what I mean by interesting text message?

Expanding the Conversation With Your Ex Girlfriend When You Are Use To Talking To Each Other

It would be a little weird if every single text message you sent (to start a conversation with your girlfriend) had a pattern to it.

“Hey, I saw something that reminded me of you.. Blah Blah Blah.”

The text messages above are special in the fact that they are only meant to be sent after the no contact rule (an extended period of time where the two of you haven’t talked.) But what if the two of you are used to talking to each other?

What if you and your ex girlfriend have talked all day, every day for seven days straight?

Is it ok at this point to send generic text messages like,

generic messages


Look, just because you and your ex girlfriend have hit your grove when it comes to talking to each other doesn’t mean that you can take your foot off the gas. Now, with that being said you can’t get caught up in sending the “interesting message” that I mentioned above.

I like to think of texting like a game.

You are either good at the game or you are bad at the game.

At this point in her life your ex girlfriend has texted a lot of men so she is used to what their “game” looks like.

Your goal is to have a better “game” than all the other guys out there texting her.

You want her to sit back and say,

“Wow, no one even compares to this guy.”

The same principle applies to your conversation starting text messages.

You want every single conversation starter to be unique and new.

However, you can’t fall into a pattern.

Think of a great baseball pitcher.

Good pitchers don’t throw fastballs down the middle of the plate on every pitch. They mix things up. The work the corners, change the speeds and even throw a few waste pitches to get errant swings.

While every text message can’t be perfect there are multiple ways to mix things up.

One method is something I like to call “the video conversation starter.”

The Video Conversation Starter – An Idea To Perk Up Your Ex Girlfriend’s Interest In Chatting With You

How can you really stand out from the crowd when it comes to gaining the attention of your ex girlfriend?

Obviously coming up with an interesting text message is one way to do that but lets get a little more creative here.

Lets go outside a simple text and move to a simple video.

Ok, imagine this.

Imagine that you decide that you want to start a conversation with your ex girlfriend over text message. However, in order to do that you need to “be interesting” so you decide to reach out to her with a simple video.

The video doesn’t have to be anything special. In fact, it can be as simple as you sitting at your dining room table having breakfast and saying,

“Hey there, I am just having breakfast this morning as you can see and was wondering what you were up to… So, what are you up to “wink.””

You’ll be amazed at the effectiveness that a simple video will have on your ex.

But this begs an interesting question.


Why is sending a video through text message to your ex such an effective method?

Think about what I said above for a moment.

You need to stand out from the crowd.

Every guy that has the guts to text your ex girlfriend is probably going to do so with a standard text that looks like this,


You on the other hand are going to be sending her full fledged videos.

Video Text Message > Regular Text Message

I rest my case.

What To Say In Text Messages To Your Ex Gf To Build Attraction

Most women are looking for one text message to send to their ex that will ignite some sort of passionate speech that you usually hear a Disney prince recite.

prince speech

Unfortunately, one text message that can yield that kind of result doesn’t exist.

Remember my whole speech on how it takes many speeches, moments and good feelings to generate a reconnection?

Well, the same principle applies to building attraction over text message.

If you are expecting to get there with just one or two text messages then you are going to fail.

Instead, its going to take a collection of text messages to get the job done.

In this section I am going to go over some of the most effective text messages but I don’t really have the time or space to list every single text message that you will absolutely need to use to get your girlfriend back. If that is something that you want then I suggest you take a look at Ex Girlfriend Recovery PRO.

Anyways, lets get to our attraction building text messages.

Using Positive Experiences To Your Advantage In Saying the Right Things in Text Messages to Your Ex Girlfriend

This text message shouldn’t require too much explaining up front.

Basically the premise of it is that you are going to pick your happiest memory from when you were a couple NON SEX RELATED.

Once you have that memory you are going to send a text message like this,

key west

Pretty dramatic stuff, huh?

The idea behind this message is that you want to make the memory you choose as clear as possible. You want your ex girlfriend to almost be there in her mind. You want her to FEEL it.

Women are really big on feelings.

Now, I bet you are wondering the timing of when to send this text message. Obviously you can’t send something like this right off the bat to your ex girlfriend because it isn’t going to be effective.

Ideally you want to send this type of text message after she has already been tested.

What do you think I mean by tested?

What I mean is that you should test your ex girlfriend with some less powerful memories.

Perhaps a fun date you had that isn’t too controversial before you bring out this bad boy.


I think I should be more clear about this because I can already sense a few of you reading this and just going from zero to sixty in a second.

Lets pretend that you have three memories you want to use in text messages before you bring out the big romantic key west text message above.

Memory one looks like this:


Memory two looks like this:


Memory three looks like this:

miss you

Did you notice how these three memories got progressively more romantic.

I mean, you start off with memory one about the traffic cop and talking out of the ticket.

Ok, nothing too romantic about that. However, it’s interesting and draws upon a story that you knew your ex girlfriend was interested in once upon a time. Then you move on to the second text message where you are specifically talking about a date the two of you had where you went and saw cirque du soliel.

Finally you send a text message that essentially says, “I miss you.”

These three texts serve a very clever purpose as they are testing your ex.

You see, I am a big believer in moving relationships up the value chain. Do you get what I mean by that?

I mean that before you go from 10 MPH to 60 MPH you move from 10 MPH to 15 MPH and then from 15 to 20 and then from 20 to 25 and so on and so forth until ultimately you reach your final destination at 60 MPH.

That is exactly what you are doing with the text messages above.

You have four text messages with each one getting progressively more romantic.

In a perfect world here is what would happen.

Step One: You send the first text to your girlfriend about the traffic cop. If your girlfriend responds positively then you wait a day and send your next text.

Step Two: You send the second text to your girlfriend about cirque du soliel. Again, if your girlfriend responds positively then you wait another day and send the next text.

Step Three: You send the “I miss you” text message to your ex girlfriend. Once more, if you responds positively then you wait on full day and send your final text.

Step Four: The final text jam packed with romance is sent.

How To Transition From Texts To Phone Calls When Taking It To The Next Level With Her


Above I just mentioned that I am a big fan moving women up the value chain.

Well, did you know that you can move women up the value chain on a larger scale?

For example, if you scroll up to my graphic on “the correct way to get an ex back” you will notice that I talk about three mediums (or methods) of communication to communicate with your ex girlfriend.

  1. Texting
  2. Phone Calls
  3. In Person

Well, it doesn’t take a genius to work out that texting an ex and talking to her in person are in an entirely different ballpark.

Anyone can get a response to a text message but getting a date…

Actually seeing her in person…

That takes some work.

Of course, you can’t just go from zero to sixty when it comes to this kind of thing which is where the idea of moving your girlfriend up the value chain is.

I just taught you what to say to her when it comes to text messages but you can only go so far when it comes to text messages. Eventually you are going to have to move to the second rung of the ladder which is talking on the phone with her.

How do you do that?

I am so glad you asked.

The Half Story Method 

You are walking down the road one day and you notice something very unusual. It’s a little kid who has two girls fighting over him. What’s unusual about that? Well, it’s the fact that the two girls fighting over him aren’t exactly girls. They are women…. Oh, but this gets even crazier. The women aren’t exactly women in their twenties or thirties. These are two bona-fide grannies. We are talking women in their seventies and eighties.

Are you interested in finding out what happens next?

Well, it’s kind of complicated so it might be easier if I just told you over the phone.



Did that make any sense to you at all?

Do you kind of have an idea at what the half story method is?

Basically the idea behind the half story method is that you tell your ex girlfriend an engaging story over text and just when she wants to hear more you send her something like this,


Essentially you are earning your way to talking to her on the phone with a very interesting story.

What To Say Over The Phone To Your Ex Girlfriend To Loosen Her Up!


Talking to your ex girlfriend on the phone always seems like it’s going to be an easy task but in reality it’s not.


Well, if you think about having a conversation over text messages you get to control a lot aspects.

For example, if your ex girlfriend texts you something witty you have time to think of something witty to say right back.

If she gets upset at something you say then you have time to think of how to navigate the situation.

However, on the phone that time is taken away.

Lets pretend that you are talking to your ex girlfriend on the phone and you get nervous because of how fast the conversation is moving and you say something stupid and she gets mad.

What are you supposed to do?

Well, you aren’t supposed to get caught in a position like that in the first place which is why I put this section together.

Below I have compiled the rules for talking on the phone with your ex girlfriend and I have also taken the liberty of including a few great conversation topics to talk about.

Anyways, before I get to those conversation topics lets talk a little bit about the rules of talking on the phone with an ex girlfriend.

Phone Rule One: No Awkward Silences With Your Ex Gf


This one is a bit of a pet peeve of mine.

Have you ever been talking to someone on the phone and both of you run out of things to say and you both just sit in silence for what feels like the longest time waiting for the other person to say something?

These awkward silences are your enemy and if you want to get your ex girlfriend back then you need to limit them as much as possible.

Now, I will admit that I am not perfect myself when it comes to awkward silences. I am sure you could ask my wife and she could cite all the times that I have just sat on the phone like a doofus waiting for her to break the awkward silence.

However, the situation I am in and the situation you are in are completely different.

I am married to my wife so I don’t have to be perfect every time I talk on the phone with her. You, on the other hand, are trying to get your ex girlfriend back. You only get a few shots on goal so you want to make sure that every time you talk to your girlfriend on the phone you do so with a purpose.

So, what’s the best way to avoid awkward silences?


If I was you I would prepare a list of 100 topics that you could draw upon in a time of need.

So, lets pretend that you are talking to your ex girlfriend on the phone and you hit a point where both of you run out of things to say and you can sense an awkward silence is about to commence. Well, if you had prepared a nice little list of 100 topics to talk about then all you would have to do is pull it out, point to a topic and the both of you would be talking like old times.

What are the 100 topics to talk about?

Geez… You want me to do everything for you don’t you.

Ok, I promise I will give you a list of great topics to talk about on the phone a little bit later. For now lets just move on to our next section.

Phone Rule Two: Getting A One On One Date With Her Is Your Goal


Your sole purpose of talking to your ex girlfriend on the phone is to get a one on one date.

For you at this stage that is the be all end all.

Now, this begs an interesting question.

When do you ask for this date?

How do you ask for this date?

Lets start with the “when” and then we can cover the “how”

When To Ask For A Date With Your Ex Girlfriend On The Phone


I repeat…


Got it?

We are not about rushing things here. We are about taking our time and building attraction. That’s the key to this whole enchilada. So, I would say that after three positive phone conversations you can go ahead and ask for a date. However, the keyword there is POSITIVE.

In other words, if your conversation with your ex girlfriend doesn’t go well then that isn’t going to count towards the three.


How can I put this in a way that will make it crystal clear for you?

Ok, lets say that you have three conversations with your ex girlfriend.

  1. = Good
  2. = Average
  3. = Good

Out of these three conversations two were good and one was average.

Is it time for you to ask your ex girlfriend out for a one on one date?


Technically you only have had two “good” conversations with her over the phone and you need three to ask her out.

Get it now?

Three Good Phone Conversations = You Can Ask Her On A Date

How To Ask For A Date With Your Ex Girlfriend On The Phone

Again, our motto here at Ex Girlfriend Recovery is slow and steady wins this race.

In other words, when you are dealing with an ex girlfriend the last thing you want to do is make any sudden unplanned moves.

Asking her out for a date is ruled by this principles.

You need to be very smart and strategic on how you ask for the date.

But before I get into the specifics of actually asking for the date I would like to talk about where the date would take place because this matters a lot especially when it comes to how easily you can get a yes.

Lets say that you have decided that you could do three things with your ex girlfriend:

  1. Go on a group date
  2. Go for lunch/coffee
  3. Go on a real date

Out of these three dates which one seems the least threatening.

The group date, right?

There is something about a group date that is not threatening at all because you are in the midst of other people.

If I was you I would ask your ex girlfriend to go on a group date with you and I would say it exactly like this.

“I have been enjoying our conversations so much lately that I wanted to ask you something. I actually just go invited by a group of my friends for an amazing gallery showing and I have a plus one. We are all going together but you are the only person I wanted to take so if you would like to go with me I would be so happy to have you come!”

The key to getting a woman to say yes to a date is making her feel special.

Tell me, what in the speech above makes a woman feel desired/special?

It was actually the moment where I said,

“You are the only person I wanted to take”

It’s amazing how powerful that little phrase is.

So, I will get more into dates in the “in person” section below but for now all you need to know is that you need to ask your ex girlfriend out on a group date and you need to make her feel desired and like she is the only one for you when you ask her out.

Lets move on to phone conversation topics.

Phone Conversation Topics That Gets Your Ex Girlfriend’s Juices Flowing

Do you remember in the section above that I mentioned that I would be giving you a lot of phone conversation topics to use.

Well, the moment is finally here.

I am just going to start listing so take out a pen and paper and jot down the ones that you are interested in using.

  • The funniest story you have
  • The best vacation you ever had
  • The most beautiful place on earth you have ever visited
  • Your ambitions in life
  • Where you see yourself in five years
  • Your best friend
  • Your favorite childhood memory
  • The most exciting memory you can think of
  • Your favorite movie
  • Your favorite TV show
  • A website that you just had to share
  • A bizarre thing that happened to you lately
  • Play a game over the phone
  • Something cute you did as a child
  • Moments that touched you
  • How would you survive during the zombie apocalypse?
  • Something funny your friends did
  • Something new you just bought
  • Ask her what is going on in her life
  • Ask her about work
  • Talk to her about your work
  • Tell her something you have never told her before
  • Best prank you ever pulled
  • Best prank ever pulled on you
  • Pick a YouTube video that went viral and watch it together over the phone
  • Your most embarrassing story
  • Ask her what her biggest fear is
  • What is your biggest fear?
  • If you only had one day to live how would you spend it
  • Truth or dare
  • How you got your nickname
  • What is your earliest memory
  • The bravest thing you have ever done
  • The bravest thing she has ever done
  • Tell her you took up a new hobby
  • Do you believe in ghosts
  • The worst date you have ever been on
  • Who is your favorite celebrity
  • Who is her favorite celebrity
  • Whats the most adventurous thing you have ever done
  • Is there such a thing as love at first sight?
  • What is the craziest dare you have ever given
  • What is the craziest dare you have given someone
  • Did you do it?
  • If you were a teacher what would you teach?

What To Say In Person To Your Ex Girlfriend When You Finally Meet Up?

all I have meme

Talking to your ex girlfriend in person is a whole different ball game then what I have been talking about with texting and phone conversations.

What’s so different about it?

Well, talking to an ex girlfriend in person requires you to not only master wit but it requires you to master the art of dissection.

What do I mean by that?

I mean you need to become a master at looking at her facial expressions and be able to tell if she is digging what you are saying or is repulsed by it.

Oh, and when you add in the fact that you only have a handful of chances in person to get this relationship back on track you can understand why so many men stumble and fall at this point of the process.

So, in order to make this as helpful as possible for you I am going to give you a little more than just “what to say” in this section.

Lets start with this idea of three dates.

Three Date Theory – Ease Your Way Back In To Your Ex Girlfriend’s Life

What’s our motto here at Ex Girlfriend Recovery?

Slow and steady wins the race, right?

Above when I was talking about how to ask your ex girlfriend out on a date I made reference to three dates.

  1. A group date
  2. Coffee date
  3. Real date

Well, when I look at these three dates I look at them in terms of risk for your ex girlfriend.

At first going on a real romantic date may be a little “high risk” for your ex girlfriend. However, that doesn’t necessarily mean that she is unwilling to go out with you at all she just isn’t willing to go on a high risk date yet.

That’s why we have to make that high risk a little less daunting.

How do we do that?

By taking her on low risk and medium risk dates.

Obviously the low risk date is the group date and the medium risk date is the coffee date.

So, lets look at things from your exes perspective for a moment.

A group date is mean to be fun and it is super low pressure.

Low pressure = low risk.

Now, during this group date your job is simple.

Make sure your ex girlfriend has an amazing time.

Forget about making any moves for now. Just focus on fun and that’s it. You want your girlfriend to sit back and think,

“Wow, I forgot how fun it is to be around him.”

The goal here is to have her associate you with fun because it is going to make getting a yes to the next proposition that much easier.

Speaking of the next proposition lets talk about the coffee date.

So, as I am sure you have guessed the coffee date is a medium risk for your ex girlfriend.


Because it’s one on one.

Of course, it’s also during the day and dates during the day aren’t as high risk.

Nevertheless, this is the date where you are going to have to get a little more romantic. If everything goes according to plan then you will have built enough attraction to get a yes to a high risk proposition.

So, the process kind of looks like this,

3 dates

The main goal here is to move from one date to the other and in order to do that attraction needs to be built on each one of these dates.

So, what I would like to do now is take each date one by one and tell you the goal you are trying to accomplish on the date and what you need to say to accomplish that goal.

You ready?

DATE ONE: The Group Date

group date

Ah, our low risk proposition.

I mentioned above that the ultimate goal of the group date is to have fun.

That’s it.

Plain and simple.

In other words, that means that you have to invite your ex girlfriend to a place where you know she will have fun AND you have to make sure you go in a group.


Off the top of my head I think that the following would be great choices:

  • Wine tasting
  • Art showing
  • Laser tag
  • Mini golf
  • Painting class
  • Skating
  • Go-Kart racing
  • Cooking class
  • Bowling

Remember, your main goal here is to make sure your ex girlfriend has a great time and in order to do that I am going to give you a few talk tracks that you can rely upon when you run out of things to say.

The “I Can’t Believe I Forgot To Tell You…”  –  A Special Communication Strategy You Can Use On Your Ex Girlfriend

What is the first thing that you probably think when someone tells you, “I can’t believe I forgot to tell you this… ?”

You are probably thinking,

“What? TELL ME.”

That’s what we are shooting for here with your ex girlfriend.

Now, the trick to this little talk track is the fact that you have to have a really intriguing story to tell.

Here’s an example.

You: “I can’t believe I forgot to tell you…”

Her: “What?”

You: “A few weeks ago I was walking down the road and saw this little baggy lying on the ground. The baggy was clear and it looked like it had money in it so I did what anyone would do. I picked it up and your not going to believe what I found. It was $10,000 dollars in hundred dollar bills with a note that said “for your trouble.”

Her: What did you do? Did you keep it?

You: I contemplated it… But ultimately I decided to take it to the police since I wouldn’t have felt right in taking it but what I want to know is what that note meant?

Her: Maybe it was a drug deal gone wrong?

Her: Wait, what do the police even do when they can’t find who to give the money back to? Do they just keep it?

You: Ah, that’s what I was wondering too after a while. So, I went online and researched and apparently if police can’t find anyone to give the money back to then they usually pocket the money themselves.

Her: UGH, you mean you could have just kept it and no one would have been the wiser?

You: Yup, I guess it doesn’t pay to do the right thing all the time.

Do you see how this story was intriguing and engaging.

You will find that a lot of times your ability to attract a woman will hinder on your storytelling abilities and it makes a lot of sense. I mean, what do you often do with your free time?

Watch TV?

Watch  Movies?

Play Video Games?


If you become a master storyteller then you are going to have a fantastic chance of building attraction with your ex.

Lets move on to the next date though.

DATE TWO: The Coffee Date – Your Ex Gf Is Probably Thirsty To See You At This Stage!

after coffee

The coffee date is defined as a medium risk proposition.

Any idea why?

Well, for one this is considered a one on one date whereas the group date was in the midst of a group of people. That fact alone makes your ex girlfriend feel more comfortable when there are other people around. A coffee date can also be considered more romantic than a group date which is why the risk for your ex is a little higher.

Of course, there is also a reason for why the coffee date is only considered medium risk and not high risk.

Care to take a guess on what that reason is?

Well, it actually has more to do with the sun.

You see, coffee dates usually happen in the middle of the day whereas super romantic dates happen at night. That fact alone has shaped the perception of dates to every woman and we are going to use this to our advantage.

So, what is the ultimate goal with a coffee date?

Easy, it’s to turn on the charm a little but not too much. The idea is to leave your ex girlfriend wanting more so it makes getting that third date so much easier.

Here is a great talk track that you can use during your coffee date.

The “I’ve Been Thinking About You A Lot Lately…” Talk Track

This is a risky talk track but the goal with the medium risk proposition is to turn up the charm a bit and the best way to do that is to tap into your romantic side.

The way this talk track works is simple,

You: I’ve been thinking about you a lot lately…

Her: You have?!?

You: Ya, specifically that time we went on that trip with the waterfalls. Actually, I was watching this show last night and they showed these huge water falls and it made me think of you.

Her: That was a fun trip, huh?

You: Yup! It’s definitely something that I don’t think I will forget for the rest of my life that’s for sure. You know, when you look at relationships as a whole that trip is the way things are supposed to be. A couple is supposed to be loving and caring. Of course, I think it’s hard for most people because they let so many extracurricular things get in the way of happiness.

Her: I know what you mean.

Did you notice how this talk track was specifically reminiscing about the past and how great things with you and your ex girlfriend were?

The idea here is to bring those feelings back to the surface.

If you can do that then you will accomplish a lot.

DATE THREE: The Romantic One on One Date (Steal Back Your Ex Girlfriend’s Heart)


Ah the romantic date.

This is where you are allowed to turn romance up to the max.

Yup, I am talking about hugging, kissing, making out, touching…. BUT NO SEX.

The purpose of this date is simple.

To determine whether or not your ex girlfriend is ready to re-start a relationship with you.

In my experience most women know by the third date if they are interested in a relationship with a man. In fact, I would say most men trying to get their exes back have trouble getting past date one so the fact is that if you made it this far is a good sign.

Nevertheless, sometimes women need more than three dates to determine if they are ready to restart a relationship with you.

So, on top of giving you a talk track for asking your ex girlfriend to be in a relationship with you again I am going to teach you about timing.

More specifically, when the right time is to ask her out.

Lets look at that now.

When Is The Right Time To Have a Serious Relationship Talk With Your Ex Girlfriend?

This one is all about feeling.

Particularly how your ex girlfriend is feeling.

Size her up a bit.

Believe me when I tell you that you will be able to tell just by looking into her eyes if she is digging you or if she is unsure about you.

A woman who looks in your eyes like this,

woman eyes

Probably is going to say yes when you have the inevitable “lets get back together” talk.

However, a woman who looks into your eyes like this,


Is probably going to need a little more convincing before she will say yes to getting back together.

Figuring out if she is in the right frame of mind is going to a big deal because it is going to determine whether or not you are going to use the talk track below on the third date or a date in the future.

The “Lets Get Back Together” Talk Track That Works With Ex Girlfriends

Asking an ex girlfriend to get back together with you is tricky because it’s such a nervous moment.

Your mind is riddled with the insecurity of whether or not she will say yes or no.

Just know that the talk track that I put together below is meant to maximize your chances of getting a yes while at the same time cutting down on your nervousness.

You: Can I just say that you look absolutely gorgeous tonight!

Her: Aww… thank you so much.

You: Can I ask you something?

Her: Sure!

You: These last few weeks have been so fun I can’t remember the last time I have smiled so much. I was just wanted to know where you were at with it all?

Her: I’m right there with you. I have had so much fun with you that I lose track of time sometimes.

You: Would you like that feeling to become permanent?

Her: What do you mean?

You: I am asking if you would like to become exclusive and have a relationship again?

Her: OMG YESSS!!!!!

Now, the thing that I really want to highlight here is noticed how in the talk track I zeroed in on a feeling. Specifically the feeling that the ex girlfriend was losing track of time and having so much fun and then I said,

“Would you like that feeling to become permanent?”

This is a setup for the ultimate ask.

It’s important because it build anticipation and highlights how good your ex girlfriend has been feeling.

Once you have here there then you can go in for the kill and ask for the relationship.


Written by EGR team mate

Chris Seiter

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hey guys, i was with my girl for about a year and three months, and for the most part, our relationship was the best and most amazing thing that had happened to me in my entire 22 years of life. We did everything together and we were basically inseparable, right until the very end we would sleep over at each other’s houses 4-5 nights out of the week and we would talk all the time. Hell, our relationship started out because we had been best friends for 3 straight years and we felt that we should give it a try.… Read more »
Thanks Chris! I try to stay positive and keep my posture strong and tall as i always used to well before we even started dated (something i had let go of whilst in the relationship i must admit), the thing is granted i haven’t quite followed the NC rule to its fullest extent possible as we work for the same company just two doors away from each other. However, i know she is going away on a family vacation next week, so i fully intend to give her the time and space to enjoy her time with her family with… Read more »
Hi, My girlfriend has told me over text that this is not working anymore and she doesn’t want to do it anymore. Partly because she misses what we used to be and that things will never be the same. She has been lying to me recently about messaging guys and then deleting the messages which causes me to react in a mature but firm manor. This led to her saying she can’t do it anymore. I am seeing her tonight and unsure if i should go. I asked what is the point and she said she wants to explain why… Read more »
EGR Team Member: Amor
EGR Team Member: Amor

Hi John,

how did it go? If you didn’t work out, try the nc rule.

Hi, I am using your program and I love it a lot. I did NC and then felt flat on my face by rushing it (didn’t know THIS book/page) yet…anyhow…i am in the texting stuff day 4…..the answers on day 3 were good, I dropped out….I started today and it started well until she suddenly stopped (although it was about her passion stuff/job)…. Well, now my question…how do you manage that EVERY single regular text is super super interesting …any tips? Instead of 14 messages, I managed like 5 today and it didn’t seem to go that badly before….or is… Read more »
EGR Team Member: Amor
EGR Team Member: Amor

Hi Oliver,
it’s not realistic that every single text is interesting. Good for you, if you can do that but that’s why there is a high point, once you reach that, you’ll end the conversation.

Some I’m in step 3 of texting the “i miss you”. we snap through out the day and at end of the day I said- I really enjoy being able to snap with you. She reply- Me too me too. I reply- Low-Key I miss having you around. She reply- Why do you miss someone like me. Im super weird. I said- exactly. You can’t never expect what you gonna do next. Your always fun to be around. Always something new. Thats what makes you…you. She reply – Wow. Thank you. I reply- You are very welcome. she reply- with… Read more »
Okay I finish the No contact rule and she was the one who reach out to me through snap just commenting on my stuff. Step 1 and step 2 through text was good. Had some positive feed back. Today i did step 3 the “i miss you” I don’t know if it when well or not I need an opinion. We were messaging and after messaging through out the day I said -I have really enjoy being able to snap with you. She reply- Me too me too. I reply- Low-key I miss having you around. She reply- Why would… Read more »

Please respond soon.

EGR Team Member: Amor
EGR Team Member: Amor

Hi Eddie,

did you mean you did all three steps for the first 3 texts?


Does this mean after the first initial text message should I limit my text message 2-3 text message and also the next day after that???

EGR Team Member: Amor
EGR Team Member: Amor

Yes and then slowly increase it in the next days


Hi ive been dating a girl for the past three years.but within this years we have broked up on two occasions.the reason why i broke up with her was because she never wanted to visit me or spend time with me but whenever she needs help, she quickly contact me.and she was also quick temped.i tried not to contact her anymore after the second break up.she now wants us back but am confused whether to accept her or not.she cries everyday when she calls me and it breaks my heart.what do i do now?

EGR Team Member: Amor
EGR Team Member: Amor

Hi Marvellous,

Give her a chance so you can see if shell change

i break up with my ex girlfriends last year she maybe dating someone else i don’t care she have a boyfriend its not the time to conquer her i want help her because i know she feeling depression about everything its my foul we broke up because i use to be a cool and nice boyfriends but the problem was i didn’t give her space now i learn my lesson lot i don’t want give up on her many people are telling me i need give up on her i cry every night thinking about her and pray to god… Read more »
EGR Team Member: Amor
EGR Team Member: Amor

Hi Marcos,

If you broke up with her last year, she might have moved on now and as you say, maybe even have a new bf..so, why are you thinking that she’s still depressed now?

i had my breakup last month and i want to get her again… i love her soo much ..i never want to loose her… i think if i got the chance to get her once then i ll make my relation strong than before… The reason for our breakup was that she thought she is not be able to love me like i do for her.. i dont know what she felt that time and had breakup….but i want her again. i still talk with her, call her and meet her at the college…. so what should i do to… Read more »
EGR Team Member: Amor
EGR Team Member: Amor

Hi John,

do you want to try the no contact rule?


Me and x broke up a year ago and love with each other and made up and are now putting the past behind us and working on bettering our heads and having positive thoughts. She wants to work on being friends but we don’t really see each other except before bed she’ll ask how I am so how can I push this more so that she’ll text me or want to see me more bec I’d like her back

EGR Team Member: Amor
EGR Team Member: Amor

are you actively improving yourself?


My babymother and I broke up a year ago we live with each other we made up the other day talking about moving on and forgetting the past she said she wants to work on being friends how do I do this without being friend zoned we text casually and really would like her back

EGR Team Member: Amor
EGR Team Member: Amor

are you actively improving yourself?


Yes I go to therapy I hangout with friends I ask how her day is going

EGR Team Member: Amor
EGR Team Member: Amor

use interesting topics for her.. asking about her day is neutral topic

Rob Morrow

Interesting topics like what when I try it’s late at night and text is too much for her says she has a lot going on and is stressed about work and I only see her late at night wen she comes and tells me hello and then that she’s going to bed

EGR Team Member: Amor
EGR Team Member: Amor

if she’s a stranger, and you like her, how are you going to get her interested in you? Your edge right now, is that she’s not a stranger.. You know what she likes, hates, loves, dreams, etc. If you are going to step out of your picture, are you interesting for her? Are you attractive for her?


Idk we don’t see one another really yeah I know what she likes and dislikes and all that but the timing is wrong bec it’s late at night before she goes to bed she’s never home so if I try and talk at night she’s already tired for a conversation bec it’s like 11 at night

EGR Team Member: Amor
EGR Team Member: Amor

Text her at a good time for her


I do and sometimes she freaks wen sees me talking about how she’s dealing with a lot and how work is too much and doesn’t wanna talk about it bec she’s stressed out and I ask how I can help and say nothing and get thanks

EGR Team Member: Amor
EGR Team Member: Amor

Of course she would be.. When you’re building rapport you use topic of her interests at the best time for her


I try but she doesn’t text back I said miss you other night wen she said her hey and I’m going to bed scheme said she misses talking and being friends and would tell me what’s wrong when she’s ready so idk when that is And it makes me overthink like what if it’s bad or something I trxt d her about her day getting better with emoji and no answer I try saying things she’s interested in but no response

EGR Team Member: Amor
EGR Team Member: Amor

Oh, well that’s not the kind of text you send when you’re trying to build rapport. It looks like you’re chasing her.. The process should be do the no contact rule, be active in improving yourself and in posting during and after nc while slowly building rapport.. Check this one:
My Ex Girlfriend Doesn’t Reply To My Text Messages…. Why?


I didn’t text the I miss u it was said In person after I read the article on how to text she didn’t reply to those texts

I do that I give her space she’s comes asks how my day is does it everytime every single time I stop trying to see her she come say me with the how’s ur day stuff it’s annoying that u ask for space and then do that I do all this stuff like help her wen she needs it and get told I don’t do anything or that no one asked u too and throws what’s bothering her from our past relationship in my face while u live with my family and me and are never home for our child… Read more »
EGR Team Member: Amor
EGR Team Member: Amor

You mean she always asks in person or in text? If she is like that, then it would be better to just move on then.


She used to ask in person at night or say hey to me she would find me and tell her now she wants space and wants me to let her to come me to say what’s wrong bec isn’t ready to talk about it plus hard to move on when you live with me so I see her reguardless


That female scent tho…


What if your ex works at the same place as you. Different place in the building but I may see her at work.

EGR Team Member: Amor
EGR Team Member: Amor

that means you only talk to her about work matters.

Hello, Today I invited my ex for a coffee to catch up. It felt good and thankfully there were a lot of laughs and positive vibes. The long term relationship ended December of last year. I began the NC phase not long after she left me. Once I was able to successfully complete it, I began to text her lightly until it felt time to ask her to meet up. After the coffee “date”, she told me that we should see each other again soon. I remember hearing Chris mention on a podcast that we should wait for the “high… Read more »
EGR Team Member: Amor
EGR Team Member: Amor

HI Nicolas,

What about the advice above? Do you want to try the example in the let’s get back together talk track section?


I do like the example above, I hope I can use something similar when asking my ex for a new beginning. Maybe I can tweak it so it sounds more like me.

After the second date, do women begin to assume that you will ask in the upcoming week or two? Also is there suggestions as to what I should do in the time between the second and third date to maximize my chances?

A friend even recommended that I offer to pick her up on the third date if the second one goes well.

EGR Team Member: Amor
EGR Team Member: Amor

yes, you can do that on the third date.. You have to keep improving yourself, even after the third date.. Always have your own thing and be active in posting, because that’s your only indirect way of showing you have your own life, and an interesting one.

Hi, so i’ve had mixed responses. the first one was to a picture of a dog like hers that had puppys that went ok got a short but positive response. second was about a band that she likes that touring, got a positive response, a bit a of a convo and longer messages with smileys. thirds was 3 days later again about bands and it was still pretty chatty though i think i made a few mistakes. 4th was a few days later about something funny someone she knew had done, got a mild a pretty short repsonse but she… Read more »
EGR Team Member: Amor
EGR Team Member: Amor

Hi Pb,

transition to calls first before the proceeding to neet up phase

Hey amor I’m.geting really freaked out now because it’s been 16 days of NC with my ex gf n it’s hard but I’m following the steps very well and next few days it’s gonna end I’m doing the 21 days NC plan I need you help so bad I really miss my ex babe so much n don’t wanna screw up things more want it work.this time her face things is going to the movies with me eating ice cream playing pool having taquila shots n shopping ) n she loves to sing how can I start to initiate contact… Read more »
EGR Team Member: Amor
EGR Team Member: Amor
I need help getting back with the mother of my 1 yr old daughter. She moved out a broke up with me a week ago. I’ve heard everything I don’t want to be with you, from were never getting back together, to I don’t have these feelings about you anymore. This is the second time in 3months we broke up. We’ve been together for 3yrs. Last time we broke up because I was a ass to her and needed to do more for our daughter. Got my stuff together and got her back in 2 weeks. This time, we broke… Read more »
Uhm hi guys so Monday night my gf broke up with me after 15 months and 22 days and to be honest it was the best 16 months of my life I’ve never loved somebody like that before I just wanted her. Her reason? She said she couldn’t handle it anymore she said it was to long and she died by love me the same anymore thus really hurt me. I understand that she needed a break but what she said really hurt me. It’s day 3 of us being apart and I can’t stand it I sent her essays… Read more »
Needing a little help, sorta don’t know what to do. I dated my ex for almost couple years, we broke up for about 4 months in the middle of that time, and we got back together and I really fell in love with her the second time. In my opinion was a great relationship when we were together. It was a long distance relationship, and the longer we were apart, the more fighting would happen. When we broke up about 4 months ago, and it was a bad one. I have read through all of yalls stuff and followed the… Read more »

Just one more thing……… After texting with her the past couple of weeks, i said F it and made the call. And didn’t get an answer, sorta hurts, trying not to freak out, left a message and haven’t heard back. What do you do??

EGR Team Member: Amor
EGR Team Member: Amor

Hi Joe,

the call would be easier if you transition a current text to it.. before you go into the high point tell her, it’s hard to text it so, you’re calling her and then end the conversation after that

So this has sorta been a weird couple of past days……. I get a text from her that says, she would give a call, which i was totally cool. Well of course no call, but she will still respond to texts. But then i get this bomb dropped on me that she had a boyfriend. Is it a rebound, i have no clue, my worry has been myself and getting myself right. You know it is what it is, and i will not step on anyone’s toes, but i plan to continue with the path that yall have laid out.… Read more »
EGR Team Member: Amor
EGR Team Member: Amor

it eithet means she still has feelings for you or trying to friendzone you so, just continue the activities you are doing when you’re in nc after it and date others too


So, still texting and actually she said to give her a call. Are you telling me to go into NC again?? I guess i don’t understand what you meant?? I am not changing anything that i am doing. I am trying to just reestablish and move on to the next steps.

So tell me what you think???? I talked with her yesterday for over an hour, it was a good call…….caught up on whats been going on, work, laughed and there was never any silent moments. Well of course i was weak, and towards the end of the call, i couldn’t help it, but expressed myself emotionally. Told her that i missed talking to her, think about her, and so sorry for the way things ended. She said that we have tried the dating thing twice, and she realized things that she has done wrong, and is making changes. I told… Read more »
EGR Team Member: Amor
EGR Team Member: Amor

Oh I meant, continue the activities you started when you are in nc.. like if you were going to the gym.. you have to be continuously interesting for her… for that to happen, you have to keep growing personally

Hey Amor or Chris, Thank you for these articles. It definitely is difficult to execute. My ex broke up with me after emotionally cheating on her last year. We were together for 7 years and she never had another boyfriend. We stumbled about 8 months, and I didn’t know what I was doing. She is now dating another guy for about 3 months. Since I found out about the new guy, I haven’t contacted her in any way shape or form for over 3 months. I’m doing better myself (physically and mentally), but I know what I did was wrong… Read more »
EGR Team Member: Amor
EGR Team Member: Amor

Hi Jake,

do you work or study in the same place? The important thing is she sees you’ve changed and once you approach her, or send a first contact text, it would be more natural so she would reply.. For example a birthday, or an event that you both liked or something that she can help you with.


Hi Chris,
I recently ended NC after 21 days with my ex. Its been almost a year since we broke up, but I didn’t follow any of the rules on this forum because I just read this today. I messed up by making myself look desperate to talk to her in the conversation and kinda scared her away a little. If I text her again in a week, should I start with the NC opener or the other openers suggested?

EGR Team Member: Amor
EGR Team Member: Amor

Hi Andree,

start with the one that you think has the higher chance of her replying

Hey, Chris! so it’s been around 3 weeks since we broke up and did no contact for around that time. She messaged me once during NC but it was such a passive conversation, almost awkward, I have to say. Anyway, the other day I started a conversation, as mentioned above, and her reply was rather neutral and bored. Then she quickly said she was busy and had to go, and I said ok. She messaged me today and I replied a couple hours later and she was just informing me saying “thanks for coming to my show yesterday”. This was… Read more »
EGR Team Member: Amor
EGR Team Member: Amor

Hi Daniel,

when she messaged you during no contact how many days were you in before it was broken?


it was around 2 weeks. at the moment we’re having friendly conversation and I’m being quite engaged but I still dont know how she feels. She is responding positively but im still confused.

EGR Team Member: Amor
EGR Team Member: Amor

She more probably messaged you because she missed but it was too early to reply… If she’s responding positively now in the texts, take this chance to build rapport so later on you can proceed to calls and build more rapport and attraction so you can proceed to dates..

If she’s neutral or negative even after you did your best, restart nc. I think you can just do 21 days but make it super productive


Hey Chris, I’ve done no contact for 21 days and have done the text responses 3 times after we re established contact, first 2 responses were positive, and after I sent her the third text saying that I miss having her around she only responded by saying “hehehe”. I might be a little bit nervous but I like to know if this actually does count as positive. Thanks

EGR Team Member: Amor
EGR Team Member: Amor

Yes it is. 🙂


So I sent her the last text today, mentioning about the best weekend we spent together when dating. I saw that she read it but I haven’t gotten a response yet.

EGR Team Member: Amor
EGR Team Member: Amor

hmmm.. is it a text that’s hard to reply to? If you were in her position what would your reply be? or it can be that it’s too much of a memory for her.. let’s wait first.. for at least three days



Sorry I sent that by accident my Girlfriend and I just split she says she loves me still but wants to be friends I haven’t texted her all day since yesterday when she said she doesn’t know what she wants and then she messaged me saying this “I’m sorry your friends couldn’t get us back together. just because I love you doesn’t mean I have to be with you, I hope you know that. if I lost you, then it’s my loss. but we both need to be happy and I think I’m happier without it” yet I never told… Read more »
EGR Team Member: Amor
EGR Team Member: Amor

Hi Dan,

when did you break up? Is that message after trying to talk to her about the break up or relationship?


Wtf!!! Happier without u?? And if she loves u, then she should b w u.

“Okay. I just want you to be happy. I’m sorry for everything I did wrong and I just wish you would give me

I successfully did the NC rule. I reached out for my first text message and got a response. She replied but I didn’t. I waited a day and reached out again after two text messages I didn’t respond. I waited another day and sent a text message. She has my number blocked so I text her from a app that gives me a different number. She unblocked my number and texts me letting me know that she gets my messages and she has been replying but she thinks I wasn’t getting her text messages. I let her know that I… Read more »
hey chris. i had a relationship for around 6 month but we had alott of problems too. i broke up with her because i wanted to correct things in my life after 3 weeks of breaking i called i told i want you back . then she told me that doesn’t want me as a boyfriend she only wants me as a friend we she really hurted me. and i’m like begging her to come back for me and i’m trying so hard. and then she said that she’s not in love with me any more and then she said… Read more »
EGR Team Member: Amor
EGR Team Member: Amor

Hi Zeyad,

if you managed in that three weeks, you can do it now.. Maybe she said thay because she’s still angry.. give her a little space..ty again after a week, of she doesn’t reply or she’s still angry, try doing nc


You sir, are a legend.


Hey Chris, I love your articles and they are giving me hope to have my girlfriend back.
I have a couple of questions: she met another guy 2 weeks after we broke up and my NC ends around Valentine’s day. Do you think it’s a good idea texting her around this day since they are in the honeymoon phase?
What should I do if everything goes well and during the build attraction phase she gives neutral or negative answers?

EGR Team Member: Amor
EGR Team Member: Amor

Hi Paul,

Thanks for reading our articles! He’s probably a rebound, so yeah, it’s ok of you text her after your nc.And besides they’re not exclusive yet right? If she gives neutral or negative answer after the first text, wait a week before sending another.. Have you been active in you social media accounts?


They are exclusive! And they are already planning to move together! It is all so quick between them and I think I don’t have any chance

EGR Team Member: Amor
EGR Team Member: Amor

still, if he’s a rebound, you may still have a chance Try and if she connects, go at it slowly.

Hi Chris, My Girlfriend and I have been dating for a year. She fell madly in love with me right away and I always played it cool. We done a lot of things over the last year and during the holiday’s I went with her to Thailand to spend it with her family(her parents are ex-pats). I’ve met her parents twice before. We were have a wonderful vacation and then on the twelve and final day there she started acting distant. I flew back to the states the next day and she flew to China for a work conference. I… Read more »
EGR Team Member: Amor
EGR Team Member: Amor

Hi Anthony,

give her a full month and then try a test text if she’s ready after that. What was she worried about in your relationship?

Hey Chris, I adore your article. I’m in weird state right now, I’m curious are you able to describe my situation and tell me what would be good. I’m 27 years old. First of all, after 3 years of great relationship we wanted to take a “short break” in October, because of her getting nervous about anything in my life. Sometimes I thought I’m solving problem with sex – because that’s when she wasn’t jaleous about everything (talks didn’t work). After “short break” she decided to stay single, even when we met few times for sex (after that she told… Read more »
EGR Team Member: Amor
EGR Team Member: Amor

Hi Midnight,

How did she respond with the clean slate message? If she’s hot and cold that can mean she isn’t decided if she wants to move on from you or not. When you start again, next time it’s better to be clear about your relationship.. that your serious..most of the time, girls need verbal assurance because we don’t know if you’re just using us or your serious.


She responded with smile that “You are right about it, but there’s no need to talk about it”. It was polite and with smile, as most her text to me.
I usualy talk about emotions, so I thought I’m making her sure about everything between us. Maybe I did that in wrong kind of way. I’m really confused and I know i can’t make stable relationship when she’s on my mind.


EX still tries to contact me, to see am I OK. And to say how cool is she going right now.
Why the hell she’s doing that.
I’m trying to respond as little as possible.


Hi Chris, I have a quick question:
What if my ex gd escalates the kissing etc in to sex or invites me back to her place, which can also only mean sex.

Do I still fuck her or do I stop her and continue the date and try to get the relationship talk first, before sex?

EGR Team Member: Amor
EGR Team Member: Amor

Hi Chris,

Gauge if it’s “just” sex and won’t take your current status to the next level. If so, don’t do it

I am a 21 year old college football player, I really sweettalk my girl, I’m goodlooking and girls have come easy to me. I play the guitar and sing, me and this girl were in a musical and after two weeks she basically asked me out the first day she texted me. She is tall blonde and a spoiled girl….It has been two months since we broke up…. We went out for three months but we got serious quick. She used to say “you don’t understand how much I like you”, “I’m scared I’m beginning to need you”, “you are… Read more »
Hey Chris. I want to thank you for your valiant effort in really helping us men out. I have been reading and following your guides to the best of my ability, but I could really use your advice. I (age 26) met my girl (age 22) in June, completely by chance, and we felt and immediate connection. I took her out that week and it was something that I had never experienced before, I knew it was special. Being a gentleman though, I kissed her goodbye at the door. The next day, she was traveling to her native European country… Read more »
Hi guys, could you please advise me. Its been a year I’ve broke up with my EX, I’ve tried to let her go, I even dated different girls trying to forget about her but I still love her, I cant move on. We lost contact, I deleted her contact numbers, We haven’t talk in 8 months but I still love her. I’m considering to hunt her and ask for love back. I still have her email address. I know if she doesn’t want me still I’m gona be hurt, I want to try her for the last time. do you… Read more »
by the way, we had a bithday yesterday. she wishies me a birthday on facebook, I sent her an email wishing her a birthday. I didn’t even know that she unbloked me on fb. afternoon she visited me(wht a suprise), I wasn’t there. my brother called me telling that i have a visitor. I talk to her on my brother’s phone. she was visiting her friend in my area she said she will check me when she leaves. she came, we meet but I didn’t say anything about us being together again. we spent time about 45min she then left.… Read more »
Unconventional Breakup
Unconventional Breakup
Hi Chris, After a great four year relationship my girlfriend broke up with me. She is 26.5 and moved to the city I currently reside in to be with me. ( I am 28, work in finance, make a 6 figure income, gym etc) Before that we were long distance for two years. The reason that she gave is basically that I was too aloof, wasn’t showing enough interest/affection, and I think it made her feel insecure and build resentment toward me, leading to her thinking that there wasn’t a future. However, I was trying not to be overbearing, which… Read more »
Paul B
Hi Chris I was seeking some advice really. my girlfriend and I split up around 20 days ago I suppose or though im confused over that too. At least that’s when she first said she needed space. Basically we have been seeing one another for two years having seen one another for a year or so 8 years ago. although we have split up three times in those two recent years. we live a fair distance from one another and I have seen her when we can on a regular basis but we have always spoken to one another a… Read more »
Ryan M
Hi Chris, I will start by saying, thank you for creating this site, and for having so much useful information for me to read through, (both here and your exboyfriendrecovery – There is no reason you shouldn’t try to think like your “ex”, there are some differences in the both sides.) You have given hope where it could be lost, and depression could be a constant surge. Not to say I am not depressed, because I would by lying. Which would be why I have been reading sections of your sites for the last week and a bit. Anyways, I… Read more »
Ryan M

sorry for the double post, I don’t know what happened, I only pressed send once.

Ryan Moore
Chris, Maybe you’ve helped people in my situation, maybe you haven’t. But it’s worth a shot to ask. About a month and a half ago, my girlfriend broke up with me. It wasn’t that she didn’t love me, but the reason was that we didn’t have too much in common and she had been changing her lifestyle to fit mine, but never really told me during the relationship. She still has a year left in college and is planning on going overseas to South Africa to teach students there when she graduates. I think that is awesome and I fully… Read more »
Hey, well guess you can say I’m in this club now. Alright so I will try to keep this short but most likely won’t. I’ve been seeing this site for awhile, I was in a relationship for almost 9 months (it was healthy and going strong). But then suddenly on Saturday of last week. She tells me she needed to talk. (Always one of those frightening things to hear.) Well she tells me she met this person she works with and they been spending a lot of time together. Now we were in a long distance relationship and I guess… Read more »

Hey Chris, my NC period is almost up however, I feel as though my ex and my best friend may have been seeing each other behind my back and i feel as though i cant trust them anymore, any advice on the situation?

Hey Chris, I bought your book and finally finished it today. Actually I’ve had long distance relationship for two years. It ended last summer in July. I met her last year in May and we had nice time together. From this time I had such a good messages in June but then she stopped talking with me. Last year in July we have planned to meet up together and when I went there she was very cold to me. But when I came back my country she told that enjoyed my company. However, she didn’t talk me. This year on… Read more »
Hi Chris, Please give me a response I have posted a few times yet not received any responses . My girlfriend broke up with me about two months ago via a text after we got into a stupid phone argument. we didn’t talk for 2.5 weeks, and then we talked briefly over text just to exchange things. At that time I restarted no contact.. timing. it’s now been about 30 days since I restarted. A bit of background, when we broke up she broke up with me over a text message so I went over to see her immediately after… Read more »
Hi chris, I have just broken up with my girlfriend after over a year and half of that (about 6 months) was a LDR. We talked like everyday and i would come back every 2 months to see her. It got to the point where the distance was hurting her and she said she didn’t want a boyfriend anymore. We still have deep feelings for eachother but she only wants to be friends when i come back every 2 months now so it doesnt hurt her when im away at university. But i know we both have something and a… Read more »
I’ll try to make this short. Me and my ex girlfriend were together for about a year and a month. We started off rocky (I wasn’t very nice, ignored her a lot before we got together, I told her about my old single life habits, etc). Once we got together, we slowly but surely got better. We went out a lot to the beach, favorite place. But we usually got drunk. But we always were in good terms and we worked on what we didn’t like. To the point, just this past week, on Sunday night, we were sitting down,… Read more »

Oh, and I also had a tendency of saying “let’s do this and let’s do that”. But I wouldn’t follow through most of the time (money issues, hungover from being with her the night before). I guess I made myself into an unintended perpetual liar. She also liked being in control. Pretty much all the time, unless I had to do something, then she’d just back off. Sorry for the long story. I’d appreciate any good solid advice. I do want her back.


Hey chris

what do i do if i did the no contact rule but aproached her wrong cause i
read about it after i txtet her

i txtet her that we should talk if thru and she replied that she wanted it by txt
then i asked if we could talk on the phone or speak and now she havent anwsered for 8 days(i didnt txt in theese eight days though)

Hi Chris, My ex-girlfriend and I have been keeping in contact almost everyday since our breakup since July 1st. She says things like “You matter. You mean a lot to me.” Please note that her parents don’t like us being together and few days ago, she said that I was a hidden gem and that the cost of it is her family. At the same time, she hasn’t told her parents about us nor do I think she has told her new guy from Chicago about us. I think they are doing a long distance relationship. She said she wants… Read more »

Hi Chris it’s me again I just wanted to tell you that my ex left the country to go to a better college.I guess it’s all over.It hurts because she didn’t sayed goodbye and I respected the NC but she didn’ initiate contact with me.I guess it is all over.All I wanted was a proper goodbye because I was a good boyfriend.

Mike S.
Hi Chris, Current: I’m 36 and my exgf is 39. Overview of my past relationships: I’ve never been married before however I was with a girl from 22-30 and lived with them. That relationship ended badly. My current ex past relationship overview: She was with a guy from 18-32. She married him at 27. He cheated on her. We dated for 1 year. I was her first major relationship since she got divorced 6 years ago. My situation: My ex broke up with me 2 months ago. We dated for 1 year. She felt that we didn’t connect on a… Read more »
Mike S.
She was single for six years after her divorce divorce at 32 years old. I was her first major relationship since her divorce. She told me she would date guys here and there but nothing serious. We started dating when she was 38, we dated for one year and we broke up at the end of June this year. I contacted her through email on July 20th to find out why she broke up with me and she told me that she didn’t have that soulmate feeling — that we didn’t connect on a deeper level. It is now August… Read more »