I don't think those are the rules of feminism so much as the rules of human decency. That's some Dawson-Joey-Pacey kind of betrayal, and I can only imagine the level of hurt you've been feeling. We don't betray the ones we love the most, or at least we try not to!I dealt with a similar sort of situation with an ex and a best friend. I understand that no one is perfect and that shit does, in fact, sometimes happen, but your best friend and your ex hooking up is a BIG dump to take.I was devastated, but a few weeks had passed and we were still in semi-regular contact. ” Until I found out that he began dating my friend.I would sign onto i Chat everyday, and we spoke as if nothing really had changed. Breakups are almost unimaginably painful to begin with. Does Gretchen Weiners have a point about the rules of feminism? So in your opinion, what are the rules about dating exes?
I had just moved out of my parents’ house and into the dorms.
Basically, I encouraged my gay BFF to hang with an ex of mine because why not? The second I set it up though, I regretted it, because I started thinking about what would happen if they hit it off and crushed on each other. If you're ever feeling temptation island, I advise you to think about how YOU would feel if your ex and BFF hooked up.
Even though I no longer had feelings for my ex, that didn't mean I would want him shacking up with my best friend! Luckily, they didn't hook up, but I felt like my ex would have if given the opportunity. As far as I'm concerned, there's only one rule when it comes to friends dating exes and that is: YOU CAN' T DO IT. If that doesn't get your dick limp, I don't know what will.
Talk it out No matter what, you need to try and have a discussion with your friend. Chances are, they aren’t intentionally trying to hurt you.
Even our friends can mess up and behave in ways you’ll never understand.
For a moment, things got so bad that my ex and I stopped talking for a bit, but we're fine now, thankfully.