Should I wish my ex happy birthday during no contact? Otherwise, there are many situations where the no contact rule can work . So when he broke up with me, he was probably expecting me to come crawling back to him. He should do the calling. No. No contact does not work. No contact heightens curiosity after some months. It does not invoke new feelings of love after months of. But here are 12 reasons why you need to remember the no contact rule and follow and all of a sudden, they decide to come back to you, you can 't stop yourself .. My ex and I tried to stay friends after our break up, which was the result if us.