At first, we got in a huge fight and I thought we would never be friends again.Then I missed her, we made up, and I tried to pretend I was okay with her dating him. Hearing her talk about him was torture for me, being with them together was even harder.No wonder it’s been said that love is sweet misery.We want something so bad even though we know all it’ll do is hurt us more.There are exceptions to every rule, but one girl code I’ve always lived by is this one: don’t date your friend’s ex.Don’t hook up with your friend’s ex, don’t talk about how you like your friend’s ex, don’t get into a relationship with your friend’s ex…. I’ll tell you a little story to explain why I feel this way.[Read: I miss him but I don’t think he misses me] What is the no contact rule?
But all you need to do is avoid that ex lover of yours for a few years!
It’s understandable that you want to stay in touch with your ex.
But sometimes, avoiding all contact with an ex is possibly the best thing to do, even if staying in touch feels like a wonderful consolation prize to win after a breakup.
I was miserable, angry, and felt so betrayed, but I was trying to hide it because I didn’t want to lose my friend. and after they broke up, him and I got close again, and we started dating.
I could tell she wasn’t thrilled, and our friendship became more about jealousy than anything else.