Whether you broke up yesterday or a decade ago, talking to an ex can be a fraught experience. Your pulse might quicken, your breathing might become shallow, you might cry, or feel the urge to punch the nearest wall.
Conversely, you might also feel a desire to be physically intimate with your ex again, wondering, “What if…?” And depending on how your ex feels, you might find yourself, at some point in the future, with the opportunity to fulfill that desire.
But should you? Having sex with an ex can be an exciting event, but it can also be a recipe for even more heartbreak for one or both parties involved.
So where do you stand on sex with exes?