Dating a friend of your ex

It doesn’t have to be an “ask” so much as a heads up to let them know your intentions.

If the friend does have a problem with this, the choice to mess up the squad is completely up to you.

She loves you and wants you to be happy, but if you ultimately want the same, you won't choose dating her recent ex to be your newest source of happiness.

You may feel tempted to enter into a relationship with one of his friends immediately but before doing so you should consider the fact that your ex-boyfriend's friendship with his friends is not likely to end because you start to date one of them.

Five years down the road, if you're still single and interested in her leftovers, then perhaps you both can consider it. You've been compared to your best friend your whole life, do you really want to add your role in bed to that list? I'm just curious what makes you think that they will treat you any differently?

If he cheated on her, he'll cheat on you, regardless of how perfect you think you'll be for him.4. Just because your best friend wants the best for you doesn't mean she wants you to date her ex-boyfriend.

" This is the status I was greeted with this week on the Facebook page of one of my dear girlfriends.

My knee-jerk response was "Duh, who wouldn't be pissed?