Question: Is it normal to think of an ex while dating someone else?

Thinking about an ex is normal, and it doesnt mean you need to break up with the person youre dating. “It is natural for an emotion to bring up other experiences with similar emotions, she said. The feelings might match, and in fact, we might realize that our first relationship led to this relationship.

Can you love your ex while dating someone else?

Existing in that gray area of loving both your ex and someone new might seem unrealistic (Youre probably thinking, How can I possibly love two people at the same time?!), but according to couples therapist Elizabeth Earnshaw, its absolutely possible.

Can you be in love with someone and still have feelings for an ex?

Sometimes we fall in love, but it doesnt last forever. After a breakup, it is normal to have feelings for an ex still. Most likely, youve shared many intimate moments and memories. Its completely normal to love an ex still, especially if it is true love.

Why do I still think about my ex in a new relationship?

Getting over your ex and being ready to be in a new relationship are often two separate things, Masini says. But, if the reason youre still thinking about your ex is that you still have strong feelings for them — and youre basically using your new partner as a placeholder — thats not fair.

Can you love an ex and a new guy?

You can certainly still be in love with your ex and also be in love with your current partner — this is actually a very common theme for many people, Dr. Gary Brown, a prominent couples therapist in Los Angeles, tells Elite Daily. This is particularly true if there are some genuinely good things you miss.

Should I tell my ex I still have feelings for him?

If your ex is single, then its perfectly fine to get in touch and let him know that you still have feelings for him and might want to get back together, as long as thats what you want. In some cases, you may feel you have to let him know that youre still in love with him, even if hes seeing someone.

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