Would you accept your mate keeping a relationship with their ex of which they dated for 8 years...
but havent been together sexually for 3 years?
I believe exes are exes for a reason!
Having said that I understand it's "the in thing" for people to remain "friends" with their exes.
I suppose if they exchange emails from time to time or call one other a couple of times a year that wouldn't be a big deal.
However if they are talking to each other several times a week, exchanging birthday cards and presents....etc I'd feel like they are "emotionally" still connected. I'd also wonder if they would havee a problem with me doing the same thing.
If your heart and soul is into your relationship generally speaking you have very little interest in maintaining a relationship with your past. You can't get to 2nd base if you keep one foot on 1st base.
Needless to say if they have been in each other's lives for 11 years odds are they would just take their friendship "underground" if you were to make any demands or you mate simply tell you up front their ex will "always be a part of my life". Your options are to accept it or move on to find someone who feels the same way you do with regard to exes.
No. If it's just a formal phone call once in a while, it should be okay. Anything other than that would mean they are still close, and it's definitely a concern.
by Michael Valencia 4 years ago
If you are in a relationship, do you think it is OK to be friends with your exes?
by Jennifer McLeod 6 years ago
Should an ex remain an ex? Or can exes stay friends?
by dianne143 7 years ago
what was your experiences cos i am not in good terms with my ex. And if ever I see him I would run away so he won't see me cos I don't want.
by Stu 6 years ago
I have always wondered how people cope with their significant other remaining very good friends with one of their exes? Thoughts?
by Joana e Bruno 6 years ago
Is it possible for exes to be friends?
by DR.GIV LOVE 7 years ago
WHY DO YOU THINK EXES CAN'T BE FRIENDS?
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