Rules about dating friends exes
Well one of my exes is actually now one of my best friends, as well as my business partner.
That’s right, I’m talking about Eric Charles, our beloved relationship guru.
You need time to heal and cry and analyze and mourn.
), you may experience a level of jealousy you never thought existed within you, and feelings that you’ve long since buried can abruptly be woken from the dead unleashing a whole Pandora’s Box worth of pain and problems. First, it’s really wonderful to have someone who was once so important to you back in your life.
There is a great comfort in having someone who knows exactly who you are, good and bad, and just you. Maybe you’ll get answers to the questions that have been haunting you.
So now the answer to the question I’ve gotten a million times before, how can you be friends with an ex? You can not break up and then go out for coffee as pals the next day, or even the next week, or the next month.
You need distance first and a lot of it (Eric and I went 2 years with zero contact! You need to get your life back on track first, and this life can not include that one person who was once at the forefront of everything for a while.
I’m not gonna lie, being friends with an ex isn’t easy.You may find yourself re-living all the hurt and pain of the breakup (and does anyone wanna go through that nightmare twice?!