Old friends now dating
"Once loved" are the operative words here Too often, women become territorial, trying to mark our men as if past loves are actually possessions that we own for life.If you have moved on from this person, you really should not take issue with who they are with now.Check back every week for her take on dating and relationships.Atlanta, Georgia (CNN) -- "Would you be upset if a friend starting dating someone they knew you were once deeply in love with?" This is the status I was greeted with this week on the Facebook page of one of my dear girlfriends.My knee-jerk response was "Duh, who wouldn't be pissed?It's not about friends asking permission to date another person's ex.
We used to complain about it to each other and one day we decided we should stop complaining and do something about it. Now I live in New York and am still trying to find my niche in this community.
If the woman is a close friend, the likelihood of this becoming an issue is slim.
Your closest friends will know every dirty deed, bad situation or heartbreak he may have caused.
But there are two ex-boyfriends who hold a special place in my heart because even though I know it could never work between us, I recognize the impact we each had in each other's lives.
I would be happy if they found new happiness, but it would be too odd if it were with a close friend of mine.There is no clear-cut rule when it comes to love and friendship.I asked one of my male friends about this, and he said that if all parties involved respect one another, a simple conversation needs to occur.You need to weigh the value of your friendship with the woman vs.