More times than not, going after your buddy’s ex is off limits and fully violates any type of guy code by which you might abide.But every once in a while, the universe speaks to a person and lets him know that, although it seems wrong at first, there might be a bigger reason your friend dated this person in the first place – maybe it was to connect the two of you, instead.
“Don’t just listen to what they’re saying, read the emotion.
Anyone can say, ‘I don’t care if you date my ex,’ but you need to listen for sincerity.
Indifference is the opposite of love.”A good way to gauge this is by suggesting an outing where your friend and their ex will both be present.
She was a few minutes late, and the server who filled two glasses with water seemed to know I was on a date. For days, I enjoyed my new apartment, all on my own. By that evening, I felt desperate to get out and be social.
I continued to bounce from place to place into adulthood. My new roommate, a stranger I’d met on Craigslist, got sick as soon as I arrived and went to her mom’s house in the south suburbs. One morning I woke up and wished I had someone to talk to.