Question: Do you want to be friends with your ex girlfriend?

Can you actually be friends with an ex?

Being friends with a former partner is something many of us neither want or feel is possible, but with the right communication it can work. These include: civility; unresolved romantic desires; practicality (eg working together, going to school together or sharing mutual friends) and security.

Why do I still want to be friends with my ex?

There are four main reasons, Rebecca Griffith and her colleagues found, why exes feel compelled to maintain a friendship or to suggest doing so: for civility (i.e., I want this breakup to hurt less than it will otherwise), for reasons relating to unresolved romantic desires (I want to see other people but keep you

Should you be friends with your ex while in a relationship?

Being platonic friends with an ex (after a bit of cooling off time) is completely fine, as long as you respect boundaries, dont force your partner to hang out with your ex and let everyone know theres no chance of reconciliation, says online dating expert Julie Spira.

Why is breakup so hard?

The loss of the most significant person in our life causes us to experience distress, and in the early stages of relationship loss, this distress compounds. This is because our natural reaction when our partner isnt physically or psychologically present to meet our needs is to “up” the distress.

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