How To Respond To Your Ex Wishing You Happy Birthday?

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So your ex has texted you “Happy Birthday” and you don’t know how to reply in this post we will take a look at some of the best ways you can reply and what to say

If you’re wondering how to respond to your ex wishing you a happy birthday, the best thing you can do is be kind and reply with a simple “thank you.” If your ex is on Facebook, you can reply on their wall. Whatever you do, resist the urge to get into a fight or say something mean. After all, it’s your birthday and they’re just trying to be nice.

Another consideration is how you ended things. If it was a bad breakup or you were in a bad relationship, the best thing to do is ignore them altogether. However, if your breakup was mutual, be nice and thank them.

Next up we will take a look at some of the most common ways to reply to happy birthday.

4 Way To Reply To Your Ex When They Wish You Happy Birthday.

  1. Thank them.
  2. Ignore them.
  3. Be short and sweet.
  4. Be vague.

Thank them.

If you are in a good place emotionally or physically, then thanking them is probably the best thing to do.

Ignore them.

What your opinion of them is will decide if you pay attention to them or not. If they were excessively controlling or manipulative, then we advise simply erasing the message and moving forward.

Be short and sweet.

A simple “thank you” is all that’s needed to show your appreciation for a birthday message.

Be vague.

If you want to toy with them, then being vague is the way to go. Maybe reply a week later or just send a question mark as your reply.

Next up we will take a look at some commonly asked questions.

frequently asked questions

How To Respond If Your Ex Wishes You After A Long Breakup?

If you receive a “happy birthday” text or call from your ex, you can respond in a cordial way. Thank them for the gesture and let them know you appreciate it. However, if you don’t want to continue talking to them, you can simply say thank you and end the conversation.

Should I respond to my ex happy birthday text?

The choice of whether or not to respond to your ex’s happy birthday text is yours. If you are still on good terms with them, you may want to reply with something like “thanks, how’s it going?”. However, if you are not on good terms with your ex, then you may not want to respond to their text.

Is it normal for an ex to wish you happy birthday?

It’s not unusual for an ex to wish you happy birthday because they likely still care about you and want you to be happy, even though you’re not together anymore. It could be that they are messing with your head again, but the best way to think about it is to remember what your relationship was like before you broke up. That should give you all the answers you need.

Final Thoughts.

When it comes to how to respond to your ex wishing me a happy birthday it really down to how you feel about them and understanding their motives. We hope you have enjoyed reading this post and found the answer you have been looking for until next time thanks again. You may also like to read I Texted My Ex Happy Birthday and No Response

Phil Taylor
Phil Taylor Body Language Expert