Dealing with an ex dating a friend
But it’s not always a fiasco, according to Lora*, 24, remained close with her ex for a year after their breakup.
The two even continued to hook up when they saw each other.
Even though I no longer had feelings for my ex, that didn't mean I would want him shacking up with my best friend! Luckily, they didn't hook up, but I felt like my ex would have if given the opportunity.
And that created a My best friend is now dating my ex-boyfriend. So in your opinion, what are the rules about dating exes?
“In fact, it’s a huge bonding experience, especially in cases in which both romantic relationships were totally not healthy.”Sometimes it is inevitable that romantic relationships overlap, especially in insular communities like small towns or college campuses.
We met up recently, and it turned out, like with most things, to be a matter of miscommunication. I thought it was understood that exes are off limits to best friends, or hell, even good friends. Here's the thing: I don't ever want to date my ex again.
Still, what I found most interesting is when I would go to friends and ask for advice on the issue and some people would say to me, "Your ex has a right to make a move on your best friend.
So in your opinion, what are the rules about dating exes?
I don't think those are the rules of feminism so much as the rules of human decency. That's some Dawson-Joey-Pacey kind of betrayal, and I can only imagine the level of hurt you've been feeling.