#149 Don’t date a friend’s ex.

21 Nov

Luckily, I haven’t had to deal with this issue and I don’t think I will because (a) my friends and I don’t have the same taste in men and (b) most of my friends are now married (and (c) the thought of dating someone one of my friends dated grosses me out a little.  No offense to my friends or their exes.). 

I recently had a discussion with someone about dating a friend’s ex.  My general advice is don’t do it.  It’s not worth it.  Unless your friend gives her approval.  And then…it’s still not worth it.  If you cherish your friendship with your girl friend, I wouldn’t risk whatever old feelings or new feelings might resurface when she sees the two of you together.  Because undoubtedly, she’s going to see you two together.  She’s going to see you holding hands, exchanging kisses, going on dates, taking trips, taking pictures specifically to post on Facebook, sending subliminal tweets to each other, changing your status to Engaged on Facebook, planning your wedding, getting married at the church that she had picked out for their wedding but since they broke up she won’t need it anymore and you just stole it and the rest of the wedding ideas that she shared with you when SHE WAS DATING YOUR MAN BUT WHO BROKE UP WITH HER AND HAD THE NERVE TO START DATING YOU!!  Oh wait…what was I saying?  Oh right.  Dating a friend’s ex.  Don’t do it lest you find yourself starring in your very own real life Lifetime Movie. 

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3 Responses to “#149 Don’t date a friend’s ex.”

  1. CreoleInDC December 13, 2010 at 8:38 pm #

    You aiight???????????????????????

    • whydidshedothat December 13, 2010 at 8:49 pm #

      Lol. Yes, I’m here! I feel so bad that I haven’t posted anything new in about 3 weeks. I’ve been so busy but I definitely plan to get a new post up this week. Thanks for checking on me! I really appreciate that.

  2. redronnie September 13, 2011 at 10:11 pm #

    That’s all good and fine, in theory. But if the friend’s ex looks like Sanaa Lathan or Tatiana Ali, then too bad. I’m dating her. In war and love the gloves come off.

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