What to do when your friend is dating your crush
I guess the decision to date an ex really depends on how deeply you care about the friendship and how much you want it to continue.
If the answer is yes to any of the above, then there is a good chance that your friend is crushing on you.Some people won’t have a problem with it at all, especially if they were never very interested.Again, communication and understanding what the other person meant to them is key to showing respect.This might help the friendship to recover from the shock of you dating their ex, but you take a risk of losing the friendship.Of course, if they were the ones who wanted the break up or were never that into their ex they might not have an issue with it.If you aren’t being asked out by the person you like (or they aren’t telling you that they want to spend more time with you) than they are probably not interested in you romantically.
That totally hurts and is a bummer but the truth can also lead to healing and get you back on track for a real relationship rather than a dead-end crush.
Once someone has been in a committed relationship everything changes a bit, especially if it was a long-term relationship or marriage.
Asking out a friend’s ex is almost a certain way to end a friendship (especially if the friend wasn’t the one who wanted the relationship to end).
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As much as we can read a good friend like a book, sometimes things get pretty unpredictable when love enters the equation.
Again the best practice is to talk about it first with your friend so you can sense how big of a violation this might be to them.