Every time you experience a negative reaction to your ex dating, stop and go through the list of reasons you are no longer married. Is it possible you are uncomfortable with the idea of your ex dating because you are stuck and unable to move forward with your life?
Remembering the negative aspects of your marriage can go a long way in helping alleviate any the unpleasant idea of him/her dating again. I’m sure you’ve heard that saying, “The best revenge is living well.” Well, it’s true!
So, one day you decide to take a chance, to win her back.
You figure the easiest way to do this is to send her a non threatening text message to check up on her. You pull out your phone, type in a very non threatening text message, send it to her and you wind up getting a response like this, Before you sent that text your hopes were so high, you were daydreaming of your future together with her.
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.
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 to keep from going insane: 1. 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.
It stinks and that could be why she's acting so irrational.Dealing with your feelings Being supportive Working around awkward situations Community Q&A Breaking up can be hard and is even harder in that odd situation where your friend starts dating him or her after you broke up.Dealing with this awkward arrangement will likely bring about a roller-coaster of feelings and fears but it is great that you've decided to deal with it rather than ignore it. I think, "My ex is dating my friend" is very common, especially if you live in the suburbs, where everyone knows everyone. 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 mean, your ex friend). 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. Grit your teeth, accept it, act classy and show grace to the outside world. She is also the author of her new divorce novel with the same name, as well as her other divorce novel, FREE GIFT WITH PURCHASE. Pilossoph is a weekly business features reporter and columnist for Sun-Times Media.
We’ve all had those relationships that involve dealing with a seemingly “crazy” ex-girlfriend who don’t leave your new boo alone.