Dating an ex39s friend
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Your closest friends will know every dirty deed, bad situation or heartbreak he may have caused.
And because they are familiar with all the dirt on him, they wouldn't touch him.
I would be happy if they found new happiness, but it would be too odd if it were with a close friend of mine.
It's not about friends asking permission to date another person's ex.
However, the one thing that seems to be the unwritten rule among us is that we would never even consider dating our friends' exes. But now I realize this rule really needs more thought, because I believe there are two factors to consider before answering my girlfriend's Facebook question.
You need to weigh the value of your friendship with the woman vs.
Dealing with your feelings Being supportive Working around awkward situations Community Q&A Breaking up can be hard and is even harder in that odd situation where your friend starts dating him or her after you broke up.
Dealing with this awkward arrangement will likely bring about a roller-coaster of feelings and fears but it is great that you've decided to deal with it rather than ignore it.
Coping requires knowing your feelings, talking to your friend and deciding upon some strategies to keep your friendship intact.