15 spiritual signs your ex misses you (and probably wants you back!)

Going through a breakup is hard.

We’re left with so many emotions to process and questions we want answers to.

Questions like, how can you tell if your ex is thinking about you? And what are the signs of someone missing you?

But there may be secret clues hidden all around you.

Here are 15 spiritual signs to look for that your ex is missing you.

How do you know if your ex misses you spiritually? Reading the signs

When you receive spiritual signs that your ex misses you, what you are actually doing is picking up on your ex’s energy.

That energy can flow to you in many ways. It can be felt in your body, an emotion you experience, a physically manifested sign, or even an event or occurrence that is orchestrated by the universe.

If you are a highly empathic or intuitive person, picking up on these energies and signs may come naturally to you.

When you are very sensitive to energy, you could even find a lot of the signs you are experiencing are very obvious — like you are getting a spiritual slap in the face pointing to the fact that your ex is still emotionally attached to you.

Having said that, many psychic or spiritual signs that your ex is missing you are more subtle. They will require you to tune in, pay close attention and notice what is right in front of you.

1) Signs in your dreams

Our dreams are powerful and mysterious.

One of those mysteries is that despite the fact it’s something that each of us does every night, scientists still don’t really know why we dream.

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Our dreams are the place we process events from our lives, but many ancient traditions also point to dreams as providing a bridge between the real world and a higher spiritual plane.

Native American cultures believed messages could be sent through our dreams.

So, if your ex is appearing in your dreams, pay close attention.

Do you reconcile within the dream? Are they sorry and regretful? Notice not only what they say, but also how you feel.

You could be picking up on your ex’s energy and thoughts about you which are filtering into your dreams.

2) Your tarot cards tell you

Tarot cards have been around for centuries and are growing in popularity.

Personally, I have always found tarot readings to be spookily accurate.

Whenever I start a new romance, am wondering what someones true feelings towards me are, or am experiencing difficulties in a relationship — I turn to tarot to provide me with insight.

If you want to know if your ex misses you or wants to get back together, tarot is a great tool to have in your spiritual tool belt.

Some tarot cards that would indicate reconciliation are:

  • Justice Tarot card.
  • The Hanged Man Tarot card.
  • Temperance Tarot card.
  • The Tower Tarot card.
  • Judgment Tarot card.
  • Two of Cups Tarot card.
  • Six of Cups Tarot card.
  • Page of Cups Tarot card.

Some tarot cards that could appear when someone is missing you are the five of cups if they are feeling regretful or the six of cups if they are feeling nostalgic over happy times.

3) A real psychic confirms it

During a breakup, most of us are all over the place. Energetically speaking it’s a turbulent time and reading signs for that reason can feel challenging.

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For example, you might find yourself questioning, is this really a sign my ex misses me, or wishful thinking?

So could getting some outside guidance help?

It’s fair to say there are plenty of frauds out there in the online psychic world, who are just waiting to take advantage when we’re at our most vulnerable.

But after a really challenging breakup, I found that speaking to an advisor with Psychic Source was super helpful.

The psychic I spoke to was kind, understanding, and insightful.

My love reading gave me the guidance I was looking for (and needed) during a painful and confusing time.

4) Serendipity

Serendipity is like magically timed moments delivered to you by the Universe.

Many acts of serendipity can easily get overlooked as coincidence or accidental.

Perhaps you are wondering if your ex misses you, and at that exact moment, you reach into your coat pocket and find a token of your love together.

Or you are at the mall, thinking about whether you should try and reconcile with your ex, and you run into their mom or their best friend.

5) You sense it

Telepathy, intuition, gut feeling — call it what you will but there are just some things in life that we feel like we know, even if technically there’s no way of confirming it.

We just feel it.

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Particularly when we have formed a strong connection to someone else, we can end up knowing what they are feeling or thinking instinctively.

I guess it’s almost like a twin relationship, or perhaps more accurately in a romantic context a twin flame or soulmate connection.

If you know in your very core that your ex misses you, without overthinking or trying to rationalize it all, it’s a strong spiritual sign that they most likely do. 

6) Strong sudden urges

You’re going about your day and you suddenly get a strong urge to go for a run or go to a particular coffee shop.

These instincts or inclinations that you cannot really explain could be down to the Universe trying to line things up “behind the scenes”.

You may not be able to explain them now but they may become clearer, as part of a divine plan, further down the line.

That’s why if you have a strong urge to be somewhere or do something, don’t be afraid to follow this spiritual sign.

7) You think of them, then they call or text

This is perhaps one of the most classic and common signs that someone is thinking of you.

So many people report this telephone telepathy where you think of somebody and moments later they get in touch.

If you are thinking about your ex when you hear a ping on your phone, you have most likely been picking up on their energy because they’re missing you and have been thinking of you.

8) Love angel numbers

You may have heard of numerology as a sign from the Universe before.

Seeing synchronistic numbers around you can be a message that you are on the right path and a form of encouragement. 

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But you may not know that certain numbers are more associated with love.

Perhaps unsurprisingly the number two is the most love/relationship symbolic of all angel numbers.

So waking up to find it is 2.22am or seeing 222 patterns around you, could be a sign your ex is missing you.

9) Your song is playing everywhere you go

This sign obviously doesn’t count if you are the one who is playing ‘your song’ over and over again.

But randomly hearing your song, perhaps in the store or on the radio in the car is more of a coincidence.

And as we know, “coincidences” are one of the many ways that life communicates messages to us.

If you’re thinking of them when your song “randomly” plays it’s even more of a sign.

10) You feel them touching you

The thought of feeling someone, who isn’t even there, reach out and touch you may sound a bit disturbing at first.

Rather than be creepy, it’s likely to feel comforting and familiar.

You may feel a brush of the arm, or feel as though you are being embraced by a big cuddle.

If you can sense the touch of your ex still, it could be a spiritual sign they are missing you and trying to reach out.

11) You feel a sudden change in your energy

We human beings are predominantly emotional creatures.

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It’s how we shape and make sense of the world, it’s how we communicate with one another and it’s how life/consciousness/universal energy (call it what you will) speaks to us.

If you feel a shift in your energy that seems unexplained, it could be coming from your ex.

Pay attention to any big mood swings, or differences in energy levels that don’t feel like they are coming from your own emotional state.

12) You know you shared a deep spiritual connection

This is less a sign from the universe that someone is missing you, and more of one from your own heart.

When we share love with another person, we will develop a unique, one-of-a-kind relationship.

Nobody else can judge, understand or know this bond like the two people who experience it together.

That’s why if you know that you share a deep spiritual connection with your ex, they will feel it too.

Spiritual connections don’t disappear overnight, and if you had one with your ex, they are bound to miss your presence in their life.

13) You hear their voice

Hearing the voice of a loved one in your head isn’t as ‘out there’ as it may first sound.

It simply reflects a strong and intimate bond that two people can develop.

Depending on how things ended between you and your ex, hearing their voice may bring you comfort, or perhaps it could annoy you.

It may even feel like mini conversations are taking place between you.

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These could be telepathic messages that your ex is sending to you through the energy he/she is putting out.

14) You “randomly” bump into them

Bumping into your ex could count as a serendipitous moment, but it’s such a strong spiritual sign it deserves it’s own number on the list.

Turning up at their house or purposely being somewhere you know they’ll be obviously doesn’t count.

But if you unexpectedly just run into your ex, particularly if they’ve been on your mind, it’s likely that they have been missing you too.

The Universe may be playing matchmaker to try and bring you two back together again, knowing full well sometimes all it takes is a little nudge in the right direction.

15) When you meet, sparks fly

Maybe you no longer have contact with your ex, but if you do meet (even by accident) the energy between you will be one of your biggest clues as to how they feel.

“Energy” is something that’s hard to define but even harder to ignore.

That chemistry between lovers is palpable.

It charges the air with tension and electricity.

If you feel the energy between you two, it’s a strong sign that your ex still has feelings for you and may not have moved on.

A word of caution: How do you tell if your ex really misses you?

If you are still in love with your ex or harbor desires of reconciliation, then it’s important to heed a word of caution when looking for signs that they miss you or want to get back together.

Being open to receiving signs, or even asking for a sign is one thing. But frantically searching for signs is quite another.

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Energy is a two-way street. Your own energy is always going to impact you and the situation more than your ex’s.

That means if you are obsessing about your ex, it’s going to be harder to tell if feelings or signs you experience are down to you, or could be coming from him/her.

That’s why it’s always a good idea after a breakup to refocus on yourself. That means some serious self-care, and connecting with family and friends for support.

No matter what happens in the future or whether you eventually come back together with an ex, time showing yourself some serious love is always time well spent.

I know it’s the hardest thing in the world to try to stop, but if you sense deep down that you are focusing too much of your energy onto your ex right now, you could be harming yourself in the long run by:

  • Prolonging your healing process from a breakup
  • Internalising what you are feeling rather than communicating with your ex about it
  • Giving yourself false hope or expectations

Whilst there may be spiritual or signs from the universe that your ex is missing you, the only way you will get a definitive answer is by asking them how they feel.

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