If it was never anything serious and it didn’t end badly, she’s probably not going to care.
Crystal Crowder Crystal Crowder is a freelance writer and blogger. You’ve probably had a thing for the guy while he was with your best friend. Never, under any circumstances, try to date the ex right after they broke up. Use your best judgment and hopefully you’ll get the friend and the guy. Otherwise, she’s always going to wonder if you’re secretly trying to steal her boyfriends. Clear guidelines on when to bother with a best friend’s ex.It can be hard for some people to understand that you don't HAVE to cut someone out of your life to get closure.You also get to learn more about the ways you act differently in relationships, what it is you really want from a partner, and what makes them different from a really close friend.
A trustworthy, genuine boyfriend or girlfriend can often become your best friend.
Not surprisingly, I began to think, “Wait, should I revisit this, now that we are both single at the same time?
” I realized then that what I really wanted in my other half was compatibility in values, interests, and personality (which by then I knew my friend and I had). Diana Kirschner agrees that compatibility is the best thing about dating your best friend.
Anytime it’s a messy breakup, you shouldn’t date your best friend’s ex.
It’s never a good idea to date the ex if she’s still got feelings for him.
But sometimes, the heart wants what it wants (sorry for getting Selena Gomez stuck in your head).