If he had the annoying habit of waiting last minute to ask you to dinner, or the tendency to "forget" to return your texts for a few days, then you can pretty much guarantee that he hasn't changed his ways.
You have a romantic history together and that changes the whole dynamics of approaching, asking for a date and entering into a relationship.
One of the hardest things to do is figuring out which behaviours are proper and which are potentially damaging.
They wholeheartedly believe that it's wrong, disrespectful, and if a friend did that to them, they'd never talk to that person again.
They believe this is something everybody knows, that they're just following the rules.
The amount of time and effort it takes for each person to once again become emotionally available differs according to the time and effort each wastes ranting, raving, stalking, moping around and missing their ex.2.