Dating your friends ex ok
How would you feel if one of your besties started dating your ex? You would probably start wondering if they always felt this way about each other. Source: Shutter Stock Even if you have your friend's permission, things are going to be a little awkward.You might start worrying that things were going on behind your back when you were dating him. It doesn't feel good, and you wouldn't want someone to make you feel this way, so... Adjusting to this new dynamic won't be easy for anyone. If your friend gets really angry that you're dating her ex and you two stop being friends, chances are, you'll lose at least one more friend.This very section of the Bible of friendship has remained evergreen over the decades. In these times, where it is oh-so-hard to keep up with the ever changing dynamics of relationships, let's ask ourselves -- Does the overplayed taboo of dating your best friend's ex still exist?A typical friendship would entail you to have lived vicariously through your best friend's relationships.Right from the dizzy 'I am in love' chase to the suffocating 'why me' break up (well in most cases). Wouldn't dating their ex feel like a violation of your conscience?'Do what makes you happy and deal with the consequences later' works for some as the perfect mantra.
The point is, your friend group dynamic might be shot.How are you and your BF supposed to hang out with your friends if everyone feels totally awkward about you two being together?Gretchen Weiners chimed the girl code without batting an eyelash.She says, "It's almost like the sisterhood has such a higher place on the list of priorities for us. Your best friend, who is a probable blessing in your life.It's so much more important than some guy that it didn't work out with." She definitely has her hoes-over-bros and sister-over-mister ideologies on point. They spark up when you least expect it to come along. Lastly, the ex, who once upon a time was centre of your best friend's universe and now, might be the centre of yours.