The researchers point out that the findings align with the reality that about 50 percent of separated couples get back together again. The researchers also note that a breakup is often harder on the person doing it because of the doubt that lingers in the decision.
What percentage of relationships get back together?
According to new research, almost 50 percent of couples break up, and then get back together again. Yeah, thats a little messy, but there are upsides to splitting up before settling down for the long haul, according to Sheri Meyers, PsyD, author of Chatting or Cheating.
How often do couples get back together years later?
Thompson conducted a survey on 3,512 people who used his site, because he wanted to know what percentage of couples actually do get back together. The results showed just 15% of people actually won their ex back, while 14% got back together just to break up again, and 70% never reconnected at all.