What they are doing is really uncool and unacceptable. 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.
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.
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. 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. Pilossoph holds a Masters degree in journalism from Boston University.
The relationship lasted for about 6 months (I think) and years later, I’ve come to realize how silly and stupid I was for having the reaction I did. I remember people in my neighborhood would tell me they saw them out and I would seriously cringe, and then go home and cry. Make sure not to react in front of others because it could get back to your ex and your friend.
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. Grit your teeth, accept it, act classy and show grace to the outside world.
Brian had just quit his job and I was pregnant with our first child.
We figured we would stay with them until Brian could find a job again, and then we would move out. It seemed like a hunky-dory idea, Sarah and Dan, me and Brian — the four of us living happily together, under one roof. I felt like a naïve chump who was the subject of their laughter. If you find yourself in this situation, here are some tips on how to handle it and how NOT to go insane: 1. I think, “My ex is dating my friend” is very common. Plus, when the relationship ends, the only thing people will remember is how you reacted. DO NOT make a scene and get into a girl fight with the girl. You don’t’ have to be overly friendly to your ex and your friend. I quote: “Jennifer, you were hard to be married to but easy to be divorced from.” Ha. It’s a So, if you ask my Ex how he feels about me, what would he say? And there is not a guy on this planet I’d rather be happily divorced from. Like one time I remember, when they went to "drop off the trash" — because we were in a rural area of New England and didn't have garbage pickup — and they were gone for two hours. " After I caught them, I didn't move out right away.