When you and your friend are both in the "off-limits" camp, it's great -- it simply doesn't happen, because you both agree it's not a good move.
However, when you're in different camps, and a friend dates your ex (or vice versa), this can lead to big trouble -- anything from awkward social interactions to permanent rifts within groups of friends.
Sandberg hasn’t talked publicly about how she and Kotick shifted gears in their friendship to become a romantic couple.This will destroy trust, and with it any chance of maintaining the friendship. There is probably a reason that your friend and the ex broke up in the first place, and over time your friend will most likely realize that.Maintain your distance: Same advice, different meaning. Don't force them to come to that conclusion any sooner than they are comfortable with.Once you've had the initial conversation about the situation, we suggest backing off and letting your friend come to you, when the time is right. Do you think it's acceptable to date a friend's ex? Bounce helps people find happiness in the right relationship.If you've been through a breakup, divorce, or just haven't been able to find happiness in your love life, Bounce Back is a place to tell your story, get community support and expert advice, and find the confidence and strength you need to move forward.