Now you’re sad and lonely and totally not over him at all. You finally come to the conclusion that you’ll never move on or trust anyone again. You talk to your best friend about it all the time. You’re so upset you don’t even want to leave your bedroom. (But don’t worry, you will.) Has one of your friends ever dated your ex? Unless they hooked up only once and she really doesn’t care about him at all, you just shouldn’t go near someone your friend had real feelings for. Here are 8 reasons you should never date your friend’s ex.It doesn't matter how many times your friend says she doesn't mind you dating her ex: I bet she does, in some way.Don’t hook up with your friend’s ex, don’t talk about how you like your friend’s ex, don’t get into a relationship with your friend’s ex…. I’ll tell you a little story to explain why I feel this way.When I was in high school, my best friend went behind my back and started dating my ex-boyfriend when I went on vacation.You feel good about the fact that you know your best friend would never do something like that to you…
Then, for some reason or another, you guys break up. You try hanging out with new friends but mainly feel miserable and alone. You can’t understand why every other friend isn’t mad at her. But even though you’re furious with both of them, you still miss both of them so much and you hate it.
Being betrayed by two people you care about has to be one of the worst feelings ever, especially when things are done in an underhanded and sneaky way.
Despite the fact that basic girl code rules say we can’t date our best friend’s ex (unless we have her permission and even then, ), people always do it anyway.
It’s not a fun experience to go through and if it’s happening to you, here’s a cyber hug.
Also, here’s an explanation of what it REALLY feels like when your best friend dates your ex, in GIFs.
I know that when I lied about being okay with my friend dating my ex, it was because I didn't want to look like the lame girl who couldn't move on, and because I really didn't want to lose my friend, even though I was mad at her.