By Chris Seiter. In my humble opinion there are three primary reasons for why an ex will avoid talking to you after a breakup. Generally I go above and beyond for my clients and that means I like to go really in-depth on my explanations. Well, a few years ago the Associated Press conducted a poll where they asked people all kinds of questions about breakups. Generally speaking do you think it is worth it or not worth it for a person to remain friends with an ex after a breakup.