Remaining amicable after a breakup in hopes to keep hold of a previous connection is quite a natural desire to experience. Unfortunately, experts are now saying that this could be quite a detrimental choice. When you allow an ex’s presence to still surround you in life, even if only minimal, it still has an impact when it comes to preventing you from finding happiness with someone else. You need to give yourself ample time to heal before crossing that path again.
- Immediately transitioning from a romantic relationship to friendship can carry a lot of challenges, especially if either person has yet to deal with their feelings over the end of the relationship.
- Trying to remain friends with an ex can result in a wide variety of outcomes, ranging from real and rewarding friendships to social fiascos.
- Facebook stalking an ex is seldom a good idea, and sometimes the best thing to do is to just cut off contact.
“And this kind of dependency can make you more vulnerable to getting hurt all over again once your ex finds someone new — and they always find someone new.”