If you have ever broken up with an ex and then tried to be friends afterward you probably found that it was very hard. There were probably resentments and other hard feelings between you. There are actual reasons for this which are explained here. If you plan to try maintaining a friendship with an ex you should be as aware of the possible problems as possible because they’re very real and are ard to get past.
- Holding on to a friendship with your ex never works out, it sets up a further heartbreak in the future.
- People are still friends with their ex just because they still care deeply about them but just don’t want the romantic side of the relationship anymore.
- People remain to be friends with their ex because they still have hope for their relationship.
“We are deeply attached to the idea that we’re not monsters and as we know, nice people always try to be friends with their exes”