What happens when you're a recent divorcee or you've just ended a serious relationship and you find out that your ex is dating someone younger? What do you do? This happened to me twice in my journey to find love. The first was less painful. My ex-husband, straight out of our year marriage, did what many year-old men and women do: he got into a relationship with a blonde year-old. As I was also dating someone younger at the time, I could not criticize.
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Last Updated: September 1, References. She provides therapy to people who struggle with addictions, mental health, and trauma in community health settings and private practice. There are 14 references cited in this article, which can be found at the bottom of the page. This article has been viewed , times. Breakups can be tough. Feelings of jealousy, self-consciousness, sadness, and anger are prevalent in such an emotionally-charged situation. To deal when your ex dates your friend, talk to your friend so you can work through your emotions and maintain your friendship without feeling sad or angry.
So your friend just started dating your ex. Here's how to deal
While it's important to acknowledge your feelings, try your best not to dwell. You may be a little overwhelmed at first, but consider this your guide to coping with your ex dating someone else. It isn't easy, but it is possible.
Breakups are usually difficult for both parties, no matter who did the dumping. Is she acting like she does not want you back but she wants you to want her? Mixed signals will only give you mixed emotions.