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How to go from lovers to Friends

Updated on November 16, 2014

Pro's to going From Lovers to Friends

Everyone always wants to know how you can go from friends to lovers. Well I'm here to tell you. How to go from lovers to friends or make your existing friendship stronger. Now let's get right down to it.

You have to keep the faith that everything will turn out as it's suppose to be.I'm not going to lie It is going to be hard at first. Lessening to them tell stories about the new person will hurt. If you are in it 2 get back with them, you have to realize that they are not hurting you. In fact you are hurting yourself.So get away!!If your are in it to truely just be there friend. Then you need to stay strong.You might try,Making sure that you both realize and agree that it's over,truely over.If you do this it will free you to experience the Fresh new life, and changes that you are seeking.Once you accomplish this then you are on your way to being true Friends.Don't talk about the bad things that happen between you. This will only induce a fight between you.Keep the memories positive.If you do this then you give your friendship a chance.

Now 2 key things that will surly push your friendship in the right direction. First cut back on the time you see each other. You are no longer a couple, So you don't need to spend everyday together. You need to live your separate life's,and always remember that the other will appreciate it, If you treat them just like you treat your other friends. In the end you will be able to enjoy each other aspects that caught your eye to begin with.With no strings attached.Eventually it will become natural.It will seem that you have been like this forever.


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      Cindy Vine 

      9 years ago from Cape Town

      Friendship after love is only possible if you are no longer in love with that person. If your relationship is over but your love for that person is still strong, it kills you when you see them with someone else.

    • Lgali profile image


      9 years ago

      very nice article

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      9 years ago

      good hub

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      Amanda tate 

      9 years ago

      As hard as it is i believe friendship after love is possible. I was in a relationship with a guy from my art group. I was soon made aware he was going out with another member of the group, and although i found it extremley difficult at first,particularly at one point even looking at either of them, i was determined not to give up something i had a real passion for that wasn't a

    • TaraT profile imageAUTHOR


      9 years ago from Jerseyville,IL

      That is so true. I never said you had to work. Just change some bad habit's. That you both have with each other.These no long need to be there.This is advice to make your friendship stronger,and last threw the initial brake up.

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      9 years ago from Free and running....

      I think if you have to "work" at it or think about it, you will never be friends. With my friends there is no thought on how to act, we just be and accept that.


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