Your ex and "your friend" are the ones who should feel stupid, NOT YOU! Their relationship is working because of the "scandalous and forbidden" element. When that wears off, and everyone in the community moves on to the next piece of gossip, and your ex and your friend really get to know each other, the appeal will fade. He or she could be doing this to you to act out his or her passive aggressive anger.
So, let them have their fun and concentrate on making your own life better. I hope you understand that we don't want to hurt you.
The person is obviously is a bad friend and you are getting a divorce, regardless of him or her, right?
I’m sorry, but there’s no way I can hide my unshakable, moral compass on this one – it’s weird and wrong and awful for a number of valid reasons.
If you find yourself starting to fancy your mate’s ex, you need to ask yourself whether it’s simply lust cravings for human contact or something more.
I hated them and everyone else who I thought could possibly know about their relationship. I thought about them giggling and laughing and kissing and being blissfully happy. The fact that this girl did this to you is probably making you feel insecure about girl friendships. They will assure you that they are your best friends and that you are loved. A good friend used to say to me, "You're on your own road. " Lastly, if you are on the other end of this, meaning if you are the one who starts dating your friend's ex, PLEASE handle it this way. Jackie Pilossoph is the author of the blog, Divorced Girl Smiling.
They will support you more than you could have possibly imagined. What are the chances they are going to end up happily ever after? Focus on your kids, your career, and your love life, if you choose. I'm so so sorry." She will still be upset, but at least you're thinking of your friend's feelings. If she goes off on you, at least you can say you handled it the best way you could have.Dating an ex-spouse should not be simply a response to loneliness, matter of convenience and/or lack of alternatives.Deciding to take such an unconventional step needs to be done carefully since there are many ramifications for children and friends.Dating their ex undermines the latter two, bringing a sense of betrayal I personally wouldn’t ever forgive.You may think I sound like a ball-buster, but really it’s about being a decent human being.For me, the whole ‘follow your heart’ or ‘the heart wants what the heart wants’ cliches should be thrown out the window here.