Have you ever wondered if the universe is sending you signs about your ex?
I sure have, and turns out there are many signs you might not have known about!
Now the question is, is it a sign that you were meant to be, or should you run for the hills?
I have collected signs from the universe for both these scenarios so that you can see what the universe is trying to tell you!
13 signs of the universe you were meant to be
Let’s start with the signs that you and your (ex) boo were meant to be together.
Has it been hard to move on? Maybe there is a reason for that!
Sometimes two people are meant to be together, but a period of separation was necessary in order for both of them to grow and evolve independently.
Are you curious if that’s the case for you? Here are 13 signs of the universe you should not give up on your ex just yet:
1) The break-up was due to uncontrollable factors
A good sign of whether or not you were meant to be with your ex, is looking back at your break-up.
Was the reason for the break-up out of your control? This could mean one of you moving away for school, a job getting in the way, health, or just bad timing.
If you feel like there was no inherent incompatibility between you two, just unfortunate timing, that might be a sign of the universe that there is still hope!
Get real with yourself here, are there bad memories, pent-up anger, or any other unresolved issues why the relationship fell apart the first time around?
If you can’t think of anything, chances are good there might be a second chance on the horizon.
You might be feeling an urge to reach out to your ex, checking if these external factors are still in place.
Are there any red flags? If not, this urge you feel might be the sign that you two should be together after all.
Go for it and see what happens!
2) The two of you are still in touch
Are you still connected to your ex, regularly checking in on each other?
It doesn’t need to be daily contact, but if you are still up-to-date on all their major life changes, the universe might be trying to tell you that it’s not over.
Do you feel that you’re still connected on a deeper level, understanding them like nobody else?
Being unable to stop contact completely could be an indicator not to do it.
Make sure this contact is mutual, though. If you are the only one texting them again and again, you might just be hung up on them.
Are they also reaching out to you from time to time? Then the odds are looking pretty good for a reunion!
3) You still care about them
The relationship might have ended, your feelings for them did not, however.
You know deep down that in case they ever need someone, you are there to help them out.
Have you heard of the rule of energy in the universe? Energy can’t be created or destroyed, it merely changes shape.
With that in mind, your love for them was not destroyed, it might have just shifted into a more platonic love.
Having no bad blood and genuinely wishing your ex well because you still care about their well-being is important when you want to think about the chance of a reunion.
Your deep care can be a sign from the universe that your paths are not meant to part.
4) The physical attraction is still there
The only way to go back from a platonic friendship to a romantic relationship with your ex is when that spark is there.
Once your attraction to your ex has gone away, it’s usually a sign to move on.
If, on the other hand, you are still just as physically attracted to them as you were on day one, the universe might be trying to tell you something.
You might notice this when meeting other people and nobody comes even remotely close to your ex.
On the contrary, you find features you love about your ex in these other people – the way they laugh, their eyes, or the way they run their fingers through their hair.
How do you feel when you hang out with your ex? Do you feel that magnetic pull deep within you to be closer to them?
This could be a subtle message from above that you still want to be with them.
5) You meet a lot
When two people break up, they usually part ways and, if even that, only occasionally catch up.
Are you still in touch with your ex? This could be due to chance encounters like meeting them on your way to work or having the same social circle.
Even when you try to take some distance, something always seems to bring you two together.
The universe might be trying to keep you two close, making sure you stay connected.
If you aren’t sure about this connection anymore, you might be better off just staying friends with your ex for now, until you feel clear about what you want.
In fact, this friendship might actually improve the communication between you two more than the previous relationship ever did, paving way for a happy future together.
6) You have the same goals in life
Having hopes and dreams for the future that align is crucial for a happy couple in order to lead fulfilling lives.
If these aspirations aren’t compatible, it’s a common reason for break-ups.
For example, one partner wants to get married and have kids, while the other is against marriage and just wants a dog.
In order for these two to stay together, one of them has to give up a core value of theirs in exchange for the relationship. Worst case they both compromise and end up unhappy.
Maybe an incompatibility in future goals was the reason for your break-up, and now you notice that your aspirations have magically lined up again.
This can be a big sign from the universe that you two are meant to be together.
These signs don’t always need to be profound, maybe they happen subtly by your friends telling you how your partner has grown and changed since the break-up!
7) They feel like home and you are comfortable with them
The next sign of you two being meant for each other is when your ex is a source of comfort and security for you.
During the relationship, they were always your rock, your shoulder to cry on, the person that made you feel safe.
Now that you’re broken up, these feelings might not have changed much.
Sure, it’s not as intimate as it once was, but when you meet, there is still a lingering sense of comfort and ease with them.
It feels effortless, nothing has changed about how easy-going your conversations seem to be, or how they make you laugh.
Their company still feels like home, even now.
If you can’t find this connection with anyone else in your life, not even friends or family, that might be a sign that they are the one.
8) You feel a sense of incompleteness
With this one, I have to explain a bit. Every individual is whole by themselves, you don’t necessarily need someone to complete you.
However, if you’ve been separated from your ex for several months, went through all the stages of grief, feel relatively happy and settled but still, something just feels…off, you might realize that it’s your ex who is missing.
This one can be hard to identify, as feelings of having a void inside after the break-up might just indicate you haven’t moved on yet, but it can also mean that they are meant to be in your life.
9) You feel their energy
When you are hanging out with your ex, you are still very attuned to their mood, energy, and emotions.
You can still tell whether their smile is genuine, or if something is bothering them, and vice versa.
When you’re in a bad mood, they know immediately and ask you what’s up.
This prevailing emotional connection could be a sign that not all is lost with you two.
The universe is showing you that you still have a very strong bond that will not fade so easily.
10) They text you when you think about them
Has it happened to you that you were thinking about your ex, just to hear a “ping” in your pocket a few moments later?
Lo and behold, it’s them! This type of synchronicity is a classic sign from the universe reaffirming the connection the two of you still share.
You have a bond that is hard to break, and they feel it, too.
These “coincidences” can carry a lot of meaning, hinting that maybe you are supposed to be together, after all.
11) Nobody else compares to them
Another sign your ex might be the one meant for you is when you finally decide to get back out there, but nobody else compares to them.
You’re trying hard to move on, going on dates and meeting people, but nobody’s energy feels the same.
Other people don’t understand your jokes, have different tastes in food, have hobbies that don’t align with yours…
There’s always something that doesn’t work out and you can’t help comparing them to your ex.
Feeling this constant lack of their presence might be the universe telling you something here.
12) You dream about them
Dreams are a very powerful tool of the universe to send you subliminal messages.
That’s precisely the reason why you shouldn’t ignore it if your ex keeps appearing in your dreams.
Sure, if the breakup was very recent, the dreams might just be an attempt of your subconscious to work through that.
If those dreams prevail for weeks, or you randomly dream about them months later, though, that can be the universe sending you a message.
What’s the reason behind this? It could be a sign of your ex being the one for you, but that’s for you to find out.
13) You just have a feeling
Last but not least, sometimes simply looking for a sign from the universe can be your sign. You don’t need any huge miracles to confirm something, sometimes it’s just a feeling you have.
Our intuition is immensely powerful, even when we’re not super attuned to it at all times. There are times when you just know something, without having a valid explanation for it.
That sense of knowing could be the universe telling you that things are not over.
Do you keep thinking about your ex and something in you just knows that this story has not reached an end just yet?
No matter how hard you try to move on, something in you is tied to them. There’s no logical explanation, and there doesn’t need to be one.
Now is your time to listen to your heart and your gut, and go with what feels right.
Maybe that means rekindling the flame with your ex or simply starting with being friends for now.
The universe is on your side with this one.
7 signs from the universe you should let them go
Let’s talk about the signs that you should probably move on from your ex.
These signs might be subtle, but profound.
1) Your friends and family never liked them
Yes, you shouldn’t always listen to other people’s opinions about your life, but when all the people in your life you are closest to have had a bad feeling about your ex, there might be something you were turning a bling eye to.
Our friends and family know us better than anyone and usually have our best interests at heart. When they all feel some type of way about your ex, it might be worth a shot to hear them out.
Oftentimes, the universe works through people who are close to you. They might say things like:
“I’m so glad you don’t have to put up with (Ex’s name) bullsh*t anymore.”
Sometimes, these sentences carry more meaning than you think.
2) You keep meeting people your type
For the third time this week, a really attractive barista serves you at a coffee shop.
On the subway, the stranger next to you seems to be exactly your type.
When you accidentally drop your bag, a helpful (and beautiful) stranger helps you out.
Have you noticed the amount of attractive people you run across drastically increase lately?
That could be a sign from the universe helping you to move on. It is showing you all the options out there, reassuring you that there really are plenty of fish in the sea.
That way, it is easier to realize that you don’t need to go back to your toxic, unhealthy relationship, there are plenty of options to choose from.
Take it as a sign from above and move on from your ex.
3) You keep hearing songs that tell you to move on
Every time you turn on the radio, it seems to be playing some type of break-up song, talking about moving on from an ex.
Before you brush this off as a coincidence, there might be more to these songs than meets the eye.
Maybe you don’t even listen to the radio, and still, you hear those songs at the gym, at the mall, in a taxi…
This is the universe trying to tell you that it’s time for you to let go of what once was.
The sooner you listen to these signs, the faster you will realize your greatest potential.
4) You see angel numbers when you’re in a good mood
I probably don’t need to tell you that angel numbers are often the universe’s direct way of communicating with you.
Angel numbers could be for example 1:11, 2:22, 333, etc. It’s the universe’s way of telling you that whatever you are doing is good.
When you notice angel numbers every time you’re in a good mood, it might be a message from your angels that you are on the right path, the break-up was the best decision for you.
You are happy without them, and the universe is trying to reinforce that happiness even more, showing you that you don’t need them to enjoy a beautiful life.
5) Good things keep coming your way since the break-up
Sure, breakups are never fun, but how has your life been going ever since the two of you split ways?
Have there been unexpected blessings coming into your life?
Maybe that’s a new job, an opportunity you’ve been waiting for, moving to a new place, getting accepted to a school you dreamed of going to, rekindling friendships and relationships with family,…
Whatever it may be, if good things have been happening to you since the break-up, it’s the universe telling you that you are doing great, you are exactly where you are meant to be.
It could also be a reward for finally cutting ties with an unhealthy or toxic relationship that drained your energy.
Either way, enjoy the happiness in your life and know you are on the right path!
6) You can’t recall good memories
In most relationships, no matter how unhealthy, there are times of nostalgic reminiscing after the break-up.
You might be perfectly aware that there were really happy times with you two (otherwise you wouldn’t have been together), but no matter how hard you try, you can’t seem to recall any good memories.
And even when you do remember, you can’t relate to the feelings you had back then anymore, all the negative stuff seems to override them.
If that’s the case, the universe might be trying to tell you something here. You are better off without them.
When all negative memories overpower the positive ones, the relationship is not something worth returning to.
Repressing good memories can also be the universe’s way of helping you to move on.
7) You feel like you’re drifting apart
No matter how the break-up may have been, you might have still stayed in touch with your ex.
There’s nothing wrong with that, after all, they were a huge part of your life for a long time. It’s completely understandable that you still want to have them in your life.
And yet, things just feel different. It’s getting harder to schedule hang-outs, something always seems to come up.
All of this could be a working of the universe, keeping you two apart because it’s simply not meant to be.
When you do get a chance to meet or talk, the conversations become more shallow, the connection is fading.
That’s when you know that it is time to move on. Maybe taking a break from talking to them all together will help you with that.
I keep seeing signs, what now?
Did you recognize one or more of these signs from your everyday life? The universe might be trying to communicate with you and guide you on the right path.
No matter if the signs point towards being together or apart, the most important thing to do is listen to what feels right in your heart.
Sometimes we only see the signs we want to see, which can be an excellent guide to what our heart truly craves.
With all of this, please keep in mind that if it’s meant to be, you will find back to each other, but the space can be extremely useful, so don’t rush anything.
During this time of separation, you get a chance to grow and evolve on your own terms, finding out more about who you are as a person.
This time of transformation will be crucial for a happy relationship in the future. After all, something needs to change a bit, otherwise, you will end up right where you are again.
Don’t be afraid of this time, take care of yourself, and listen to what your heart wants and needs the most.
Whether your future is with your ex or not, it is all for the best. Everything is happening the way it is supposed to.
With this trust in your heart, go about your life and know that you are always safe.