You live together and the romance starts to fade until you eventually break up…
Unfortunately, that’s a scenario many couples have to face.
Are you wondering how to get your ex back while still living with him?
There are some tips I have for you that will bring the romance back in no time:
1) Respect his personal space
Sometimes, when the romance starts to fade and people start to get comfortable around each other, they forget to respect their personal space.
This is especially true after a breakup.
It’s important to respect his time – that means giving him some space if he needs it.
When you stay in your own room and give him his alone time, this will show him that you still care about him and want to give him some space.
It’ll also make it easier for you to focus on yourself and what you need.
You see, when you try to reconcile right away and try to spend as much time with him as you can even though you just broke up, I can guarantee that he will get really annoyed and it will backfire.
Think about it: if you just broke up with someone but still live with them, you wouldn’t want them in your space 24/7, right?
This is what I mean when I say respect his personal space.
Don’t go into his room without being invited, don’t even try to go hang out with him for a while after the breakup, it’s time you guys had some space!
This brings me to my next point:
2) Get out of his sight for a while
The best way to get your ex back is to get out of his sight for a while.
If you want him to notice you, the best thing you can do is make him think about what he’s missing.
Maybe you’ve heard of the no-contact rule, where people refrain from texting or contacting their ex in any way for a few days or weeks.
Now: I know, it’s a lot harder when you live with them, but it’s not impossible to refrain from contact for a bit.
Get out of his sight for a while, stay with a friend, stay in your own room, or go out a lot.
This will give you both the necessary space to clear your minds about the breakup and to miss each other again.
It’ll also give you the opportunity to focus on yourself and your own life.
Don’t be afraid to take things slow.
After a breakup, it’s normal for people to take time to heal and get over the pain of losing their partner.
There are a lot of couples that get back together right away after a breakup, but if you want things to go smoothly again, I recommend taking it slow and making sure that both of you are ready before going back into each other’s arms.
3) Reach out to a relationship coach
While this article will shed light on the main ways you can get your ex back while living together, it can be helpful to speak to a relationship coach about your situation.
With a professional relationship coach, you can get advice tailored to your unique situation…
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4) Make a drastic change if you feel like it
If you feel like the spark has gone between you two and you want him back, make a drastic change.
You see people do it all the time, they break up and then make a drastic change about themselves.
Now: I do not necessarily recommend this, especially not right after the breakup.
Sometimes your judgment can be a bit cloudy after big life changes like that.
But if there is something you’ve wanted to do for a long time, like getting a haircut or finally living out your fashion dreams, now is a great time!
The thing is, this will help you feel more confident about yourself and he will notice what he is missing out on!
Again, don’t do this to please him, this change should be mostly for yourself and your own confidence!
5) Be an independent woman and do your own things
This may seem counterintuitive, but it’s an important step.
You need to separate yourself from your ex as much as possible.
Do your own thing and make new friends, find new hobbies, and be independent.
This will give you both some space.
But not just that. He will notice that you are an independent woman and don’t necessarily need him.
Believe it or not, that can be really attractive to a lot of guys.
When he notices that you have a good life with or without him, that will make him more inclined to want to come back.
Think about it: who is more desirable, someone who is living their best life even without you, or someone desperate who spends all days trying to reach you and is a wreck without you?
Obviously, it is not the latter.
If you want him to come back, do what makes you happy and be independent.
Your ex will start to miss you and come back crawling on his hands and knees.
And the best part?
You will feel better, too!
6) Don’t overthink it too much
I know it sounds cliche, but, oftentimes, you need to take a step back and just chill out.
If you can’t do that, then think about what caused the romance to fade in the first place.
Overthinking the breakup will only lead you down a spiral of negative thoughts, which can in turn lead to actions you regret later on.
Right now there is not much you can do except give him some space and then figure out the next steps.
Chances are that he isn’t seeing anyone else right now, so you are not under any pressure.
Give yourself some time to figure out if you even want to be back with him!
7) Bring out his inner hero
I know, this might sound a bit strange at first, but let me explain:
There’s a new theory in the relationship world that’s causing quite a stir – it’s called the hero instinct.
Coined by relationship expert James Bauer, this fascinating concept finally explains how men really think and feel in relationships.
And it’s something most women have never even heard of.
According to James Bauer, men don’t actually need a lot to feel content in their relationships. In fact, what they need has nothing to do with sex.
Men have certain innate drivers. And when a woman comes along and triggers them, it causes a powerful response.
The result is a man who loves harder, commits wholeheartedly, and truly dedicates himself to the relationship.
So, how can you trigger your man’s hero instinct?
The easiest thing to do is to watch this simple and genuine video by James Bauer.
The truth is, once you understand how the hero instinct works, there’s no telling what heights your relationship can reach.
So if you want to give your man what he truly wants from you, make sure to check out James Bauer’s excellent video. In it, he reveals the exact texts and phrases you can use straight away.
8) Identify what went wrong the first time around
If you want to stay with your partner, but find that the romance has faded, it is important that you identify what went wrong and address it.
There are a number of different reasons why this could be happening, so you need to think about what may have caused the breakup.
You see, sometimes, people get back together without ever really having thought about what caused their breakup in the first place.
Needless to say, those second attempts are often doomed to fail.
Think about it: if nothing changes, then the outcome of a second try will likely be the same.
So, if you want a fair shot at a happy relationship with him, identify what went wrong the first time around.
Which actions and behaviors caused you two to drift apart?
What was the main reason for the breakup? Is it something that could be worked out?
Once you know these things, it will be easier to understand if and how you can reconcile.
9) Change your behavior
The first thing you need to do is change your behavior.
We all have bad habits that we often overlook, but when it comes to your ex, these behaviors are magnified.
Now, I’m not saying the breakup was your fault, it could be that it was mostly his fault!
However, in a lot of cases, both parties are to blame at least a little bit, and taking ownership of that is what will help you rebuild your relationship.
Figure out where you went wrong and what behavior could have contributed to the breakup, then actively work on changing it.
These small changes will show the change in the way you feel about him and he’ll notice a difference too!
You see, when he notices that you are working on overcoming those things that put a strain on the relationship, he might feel more inclined to give it another go and work on his own issues!
The hardest thing about second chances is knowing that you are going to give it your all and not let him down.
If you can make sure that you are putting in the effort to make things right, then there’s no reason on earth why he shouldn’t be willing to do the same.
The more effort you put into making it work, the more he will realize that you are genuinely trying and he’ll start feeling more confident that this time around will be different.
Change your mindset and change your behavior, and then give it another shot!
And the best part?
When you make an active change, then the chance of your relationship working out is much better!
10) Don’t make him jealous
It’s important to not make your ex jealous.
This will only push him away.
Make sure you’re not doing anything like flirting with other guys just to make him jealous.
Your goal is to win back your ex and make him want you again, so don’t do anything that would make him want to leave you!
You see, some women think that by making their ex jealous, he will want to come back, but that rarely works.
And when it does, the new relationship is based on negative feelings, which is never a good place to start off.
11) When approaching him again, start slowly
When you notice that he is warming up to you again, it could be time to approach him.
Don’t be too pushy or overbearing because that can scare him off and make him less interested in you.
Start by talking to him about his day or something he mentioned the last time you talked.
If he seems happy to see you, then try to start a conversation with him about deeper topics and questions that can lead to more serious conversations.
He’ll feel like you’re comfortable around each other and will be more open to listening.
If you immediately jump into “We should give it another try!”, this can make him shut down really quickly.
You want him to feel comfortable and safe when you approach him.
When you are feeling confident and ready, start talking about how much you miss each other and how much you want to be with him again!
12) See what a great opportunity this is
One of the best things about living with your ex is you can see them every day.
This is a great opportunity to get the romance back in your relationship.
You should use this to your advantage by doing things that will bring you back together.
You see, most people break up and then they never know whether they will ever see their partner again.
While your situation has its own disadvantages, you should see what a great opportunity this is!
If you give him some space at first, living together can be the perfect catalyst to getting him back.
And the best part?
If it works out, you’ll already be living together, which is always nice!
Don’t rush it!
All these tips will help you get your ex back when you are still living together.
But with all of them I have one major tip that you shouldn’t forget: don’t rush it!
Give him enough time so that he can warm back up to you.
Trust me, rushing him will do the opposite of what you want to achieve!
And if you’re still struggling to win him back?
I touched on the hero instinct earlier – it’s the perfect remedy for the situation you’re facing.
Because once a man’s hero instinct is triggered, he’ll only have eyes for you. You’ll reach a part of him that no woman has ever managed to reach before.
And in return, he’ll be compelled to commit to you and love you like he’s never loved another woman.
So if you’re ready to take that plunge and reach new heights in your relationship, make sure to check out relationship expert James Bauer’s invaluable advice.
Can a relationship coach help you too?
If you want specific advice on your situation, it can be very helpful to speak to a relationship coach.
I know this from personal experience…
A few months ago, I reached out to Relationship Hero when I was going through a tough patch in my relationship. After being lost in my thoughts for so long, they gave me a unique insight into the dynamics of my relationship and how to get it back on track.
If you haven’t heard of Relationship Hero before, it’s a site where highly trained relationship coaches help people through complicated and difficult love situations.
In just a few minutes you can connect with a certified relationship coach and get tailor-made advice for your situation.
I was blown away by how kind, empathetic, and genuinely helpful my coach was.