When is it not ok to date a friend's ex? Many would say never! But, if you must, remember these tips...
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I’m Ophira Eisenberg with the Love Feed. You’re flirting with a hot guy, your buns and burners are firing until you see your BFF approaching with the sour look on her face. Why, because you’re talking to her ex. In a relationship poll conducted on About.com, 67% of people are dating their friend’s ex is a pure no go. Many of us might even say that are ex shouldn’t date anyone ever again, ever but unfortunately that’s just not realistic. Well, but before you go for sloppy seconds ask yourself is it really worth it? Friends don’t grow on trees so make sure you’re not acting out of desperation or convenience or after a few too many mojitos. If you must forge forward and you’re sure your pal has officially entered Splitsville. You want to have an open conversation that starts with we really need to talk or remember when you said you owe me one? Proceed too soon or skip that heart to heart and that tightness in your chest that’s probably from your friends stepping a voodoo doll of you. Love gives and it takes but you’ll never know. Your pal might surprise you and they’re totally okay with the idea. They could understand that their garbage might be your treasure and if they praise it that way, don’t argue. Just go with it.
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