Best friends dating and breaking up
Be honest with yourself about where and how the friendship went wrong. Examine your ex-best friend's actions to get an idea of what type of friend to avoid. Knowing how a friendship ended can help you learn how to preserve future friendships.
If the friendship ended naturally, with the two of you simply growing apart, ask yourself why. If you had mutual friends, chances are some of them will have heard about your breakup before you can tell them.
However, if all three of you have been buds from the beginning, that’s when it gets tricky. D., New York-based relationship expert and author of , to get all three of you through this split.
Assuming that you have been friends with both of these people since the beginning and you want it to remain that way, you can’t and shouldn’t choose sides.
Whether that means hosting an all-night vent sesh, sweating it out at a fitness class, or blowing off steam on girls’ night out. But when the person she’s breaking up with is also one of your best friends..rules change a bit.
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