Their social proximity, dreamy eyes, and the ease of already having access to the Instagram profile aside, why this person? If both of you are clear that a booty call is not the resuming of your committed relationship, then there is nothing stopping a good time and a good physical release. If you want to make things work for the good of your kids, it is better to have a definite separation or a definite union than it is to build some drama where you two have other partnerships. Look at how much has changed in both of you and assess whether this change has been for the good. If he's the one who wants to reconnect with you, it's then up to you to decide whether he's committed to a fresh start.
Like falling into old bad habits, the chemistry between you two could have echoes of old demons, things in your nature that need work in the therapeutic process, not the love relationship.
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If, for example, you broke up with him because he was cheating on you, it needs to be clear you have zero tolerance for him continuing to have a relationship with the other woman in person, on the phone or via email. Unless you two are both clear on the short duration of getting back together, there could be hurt feelings and a permanent severance between you two. Ghostwriter and film consultant Christina Hamlett has written professionally since Give yourself, and your ex, time to heal and evaluate. Find out whether your ex is as interested in getting back together as you are. If he's the one who wants to reconnect with you, it's then up to you to decide whether he's committed to a fresh start. Kathy Gleason is a freelance writer living in rural northern New Jersey who has been writing professionally since