THE LIFE

July 20th, 2010

Case of the Ex

breakup

Does anyone have that  ex-boyfriend that could have a second chance if the time was right? The ex girlfriend you would love to show that you understand what it takes to be in a relationship the second time around?

Well, if you’ve answered yes to both of these questions then we are in the same boat.

I’ve been down the dreadful path of rekindling a flame that should have burnt out a while ago.  My excuse that helps me justify the mistake for the second time is that, “I was young.”

breakup

There is a certain comfort level that is usually shared with an ex that doesn’t need to be explained. Biggie had a line about it and Ne-Yo made a whole song about it; there’s no denying that most of us are guilty of the crime.

Is there a manual that lays out the rules of what to do and what not to do when you think you’re in love with someone? Unfortunately,, there isn’t.

If you’re “guilty” of giving a second, or sometimes a third chance, don’t feel bad,  but chances aren’t for everybody!

Glad to say I would never in my lifetime give my ex boyfriend another chance. Not only because he is a hot mess, but  he does not fit into the plans I have for my future.  I’ve had a  nightmare or two about him in the past six months and he has tried to follow me on Twitter, but that’s just way too much communication for me.

I’m not too worried about him attacking me in real life or being able to keep up with my life online (I blocked him!). Although we have no contact,  it may be a sign to let the regret of giving him a chance go. Things happen in life, especially the love life, which we have no control over.

I can not help but feel sorry for those of us who have and will experience The Case of the Ex, whether it be while we’re single or in a current relationship. I’m not saying it’s the most terrible thing a person can experience, but I do think  it’s often one of the largest test of character and trust.

Some things don’t work out, but it is important to remember that the world runs on love and hate; It’s the lifeline.


About the Author

Demaris Bailey
Demaris Bailey is an Editor for Socialtik Mag and public relations scholar from the Bronx, NY. Attending high school in suburban Massachusetts and a Historically Black University has helped her understand cultural boundaries and differences.




 
 

 
text-snoop-390x280

The Blackbelt: My Girlfriend, the Text Inspector

Hey Blackbelt, I have a problem with my girlfriend and wanted advice from someone who is not close to the situation. We have been together for over 2 years and are moving in together next week. Everything is great. Except there...
by The Blackbelt
126

 
 
unsure19166659

The Blackbelt: Shoot Him A Dial To Reconcile?

Hey Blackbelt, A few years back, me and a close friend found ourselves falling into something deeper. Naturally, we wound up in some sort of a romantic relationship that neither of us could really handle. It didn’t end we...
by The Blackbelt
66

 
 
37953718828

The Blackbelt: Vexed over Sex and an Ex

Dear Blackbelt, My ex boyfriend and I were together for two years.  We had normal relationship issues, but for the most part, things were great.  We even talked about our wedding.  Admittedly, I may have pushed the topic, bu...
by The Blackbelt
54

 

 
tired-man_2

The Blackbelt: Work in the Way of Play

Dear Blackbelt, I met a great guy 2 months ago, and we hit it off right away. Our first date was fantastic. He treated me like a queen – unlike my previous boyfriend of 2.5 years. Things were great for a while! He made time t...
by The Blackbelt
49

 
 
Love_is_blind1

Love (Without) First Sight

Do you think it’s possible to fall in love with someone without having ever met them in the flesh? Before you answer, let me tell you a few things: Back in the old days princes and princesses would become engaged without ...
by Domonique Thompson
16

 



4 Comments


  1. Legg Mason is headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland, and its common stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchang the moment sweetie bracelets are extremely favorite; they can be a example of items of fun jewelry which might be expressed by brands renowned for quality


  2. Operators in addition to staff members having normal profits are likely to desire Switzerland imitation chronographs.


  3. Is there a manual that lays out the rules of what to do and what not to do when you think you’re in love with someone? Unfortunately,, there isn’t.


  4. Superb! Generally I never read whole articles but the way you wrote this information is simply amazing and this kept my interest in reading and I enjoyed it.



Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

Twitter Users
Enter your personal information in the form or sign in with your Twitter account by clicking the button below.


thru 9/26 - Fall Sale. 30% Off select styles. Disc