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Or can you friends with your ex depends a lot on the kind of relationship that you and your ex had as well as the way your relationship ended. The level of intimacy within your relationship has much to do with how long it will take for you as friends, as ever. This includes both physical and emotional intimacy. After you’ve gotten so close to someone, it’s actually easier to just not see more than him or her to try to flush and forget all the things that once you have shared. People tend not to remain good friends with their EXEs, not because it’s too painful, but simply because it is too difficult.
It’s certainly possible to remain friends with an ex, as long as there are no hard feelings from each of you. Of course if you were in a relationship, then your life are bound to overlap in one way or another, but they see from time to time does not necessarily mean that your friends should. To begin, you need both to continue after termination of the relationship. Even if it ended on good terms, it is still a good idea to take some time away from each other, so you can get used to not be together anymore. You have no hope that friends with an ex until you take some time and some distance between yourself. With that said, the chances of you are good friends with an ex very slim. You can be friends, but you will probably never be able to trust each other the way you did when you were in a romantic relationship.
If your relationship is not on good terms end, then it is most likely that your friends will never be. If one person heart was broken, then there will always be a one-sided bitterness within your attempt at friendship. You get over each other at a different pace and will only further the raging of the dumped person if he or she watches the dumper restart to date. Really be friends with someone, you want the other person to really be happy. This desire for happiness is unlikely that someone whose own happiness just shattered was away.
When trying to “friends” territory, be careful of your own feelings, as well as the other person’s feelings. The last thing you want to do is open the door for getting back together by remaining friends. And if that is what you want, then clearly you are not interested in just being friends with your ex and should probably reading another article.
Brooke Alexandria offers relationship advice for men and women of all ages and in all stages of life. Whether you are recently one, a veteran dating or married, yet you will find useful tips that you can find love and navigate through your relationship stronger, to build long lasting relationships. Follow Brooke on her journey through relationships on http://truth-about-relationships.blogspot.com.
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