I Am Best Friends With My Ex

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    Best Friends With My Ex

    I am still best friends with my ex and we still tell each other that we are still in love.  We lasted a year and ten months and then she left me, a month later got back with her ex boyfriend. I was surprised that she left me and seemed to move on so quick. after she broke up...
    JPJ23 JPJ23
    18-21, M
    4 Responses Oct 21, 2009

    He's My Best Friend.

    I am best friends with my first love. We didn't work out because my family didn't approve of him and I was too young to stand up to them. We stayed close. I dated other guys. He dated other girls. I fell in love again and got married. He fell in love again and got heart broken...
    youngambitions youngambitions
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Dec 1, 2012

    Work Relationships.. *shudder*

    I remember the first day I saw him.. The most PIERCING blue eyes I had ever seen in my life. It was his first day on the job.. I remember the look on his face when he saw me walk in. I'm the only woman who works there. I'm by no means gorgeous, but when I'm the only woman you...
    simplencountry simplencountry
    22-25, F
    Oct 18, 2012

    Me And My Ex

    Now I have always been up for the idea of just being friends cause it still allows that closeness without doing anything else and I before I started dating my ex I was great friends with her. Me and her dated once she left her controlling bf. The relationship was extremely short...
    ChrisIsAwesome ChrisIsAwesome
    18-21, M
    Apr 14, 2012

    She Loves Me!

    I remember when we broke up because I couldn't sleep more that 2 hours a night the entire week leading up to it.  I was terrified of it.  At first I thought it was because she was so gorgeous and a just a bit "out of my league," and I didn't want to be alone...
    Honir Honir
    26-30, M
    Dec 1, 2008


    My ex, Carlos, and I were friends months before we ever started dating. We just seemed to understand the other so well and it wasn't long before we were always calling the other and were best friends. Then one day we were hanging out and he turned to me and asked, "Would you...
    BleedingxMascara BleedingxMascara
    18-21, F
    Aug 17, 2008


    I met Arthur when I was going through my divorce. I moved into my own apartment in Boston, and next door to me lived a very friendly neighbor, and very popular. He always had friends over, and one of his most frequent visitors was Arthur. He didn't live far away so he was over...
    JeNeRegretteRien JeNeRegretteRien
    36-40, F
    1 Response Aug 2, 2012

    It has been a little over a month

    since our break up. Everyday is hard but everyday is getting easier. I was best friends with my ex before our relationship, and we decided we NEEDED to be best friends after our relationship. The reason we needed to be best friends is because we have invested so much in each...
    Hohjo Hohjo
    18-21, M
    Oct 12, 2014

    It’s been 10 months.

    It still hurts. It is still able to tear me apart. It’s still able to cut me in two, and make me shudder at my frayed edges. But I won’t tell you. Today I read something beautiful about love. And I couldn’t help thinking of you. And I couldn’t help crying. And I felt...
    silvis silvis
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 2, 2015


    In fact... I'm at her house at least once every week... Go figure.
    ainje ainje
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Nov 23, 2007

    My best friend and I have been on

    and off constantly for around 2 years now. Today he just told me that he still is in love with me, and I still have that small feeling deep inside of me, but I don't know what to do. I'm just confused, and i just want to find someone else
    izzyxc izzyxc
    16-17, F
    May 27, 2015

    Long Time

    Me and my ex are inseperable. We were only together for about 3 months and that was over a year ago and to this day we are still close as ever, just without the relationship side of things of course. He has been in relationships since we ended but has always spent more time with...
    thatoldchestnut thatoldchestnut
    Aug 10, 2012

    Why Do Others Have Issues With You Being Friends With Your Ex?

    I have been best friends with my ex since soon after we broke up 7 years ago.  We had been and lived together for almost 12 years before the split and I realised from soon after the break that I was mouring the loss of the friendship more than the loss of our relationship...
    Monbuc Monbuc
    36-40, F
    1 Response Apr 7, 2012

    She's Awesome, But Not For Me...

     ... which is cool, she' engaged to my otherbest friend now, there about to have a baby too, and i cant think of two more beutifull people who should be together, CHEERS!
    alsorolo alsorolo
    36-40, M
    2 Responses Jun 14, 2009

    me and my ex Brett dated

    for a 2 months. We were in the same like best friends group and we decided that we wanted to see other people but stay best friends. I like it better like this like just being best friends again. More stuff to talk about
    kate2000 kate2000
    16-17, F
    Feb 26, 2014

    Not Alot of People...

    understand our relationship, but it works for us...We were married for 16 years and simply grew apart. We have one son together and were able to survive the divorce because we were still committed to giving him the best. He has gone on to remarry and has 3 beautiful little girls...
    allycat419 allycat419
    46-50, F
    3 Responses Jul 27, 2008

    Yesterday he told me

    that maybe he convinced himself he doesn't love me that way anymore because he had to, in order to cope. I told him he is the strong one, because he was able to believe it and I couldn't lie to myself. Yesterday felt like drowning with him. Why is love so hard?
    silvis silvis
    22-25, F
    May 10, 2015

    best friends with my ex.

    after our breakup, i was the last to realize we are better as friends. but thankfully i have because im happy to have a friend like her. we've helped each other out throughout the years and its been good. sadly i know she will get married before me and she will be a full time...
    Izzyguy007 Izzyguy007
    26-30, M
    Mar 17, 2014

    This Was Me....

    I used to be best friends with my ex-boyfriend.  We hung out at least twice a week.  At first it was okay.  I felt like I wasn't being affected.  Just friends.  Really.  For one year.  Not physical at all in the beginning.  Later maybe a...
    PhantomAccordion PhantomAccordion
    26-30, F
    6 Responses Feb 26, 2008

    My Friend Susan

    Well what do ya know ? My wife cheated on me with several different men and I finally quit . That was 15 years ago we were married for 13 . When we went to court it was funny we went together sat next to one another while we waited for are case to be called. What we did not know...
    Sunrise12 Sunrise12
    51-55, M
    2 Responses Aug 6, 2011
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