How to just be friends after dating
Another study found the existence of a friendship before the onset of romantic involvement was a factor that determined if you stayed friends after a breakup.
Researchers in this study found regardless of if you did the dumping or if you were the one who was dumped, if you were friends with your ex before your relationship, you were more likely to remain friends after the relationship ended.
And yet, despite what these and other researchers have discovered over the past two decades, many women still believe a man can carry on a friendship with a woman, free from any thought of hanky panky.
As far as guys are concerned, friendship is merely an aphrodisiac.
In the movie, Harry, played by Billy Crystal, was adamant that it wasn’t possible because the issue of sex always got in the way. This week, science has declared that Harry was right all along.
I've shared my feelings only with a few close female accountability partners who have prayed with me through this time.
If you've ever known love, you've also definitely known heartbreak.
Unless the first person you've ever had feelings for becomes the person you marry and stay with forever, you've most certainly experienced a breakup, whether that breakup was wonderfully relieving, massively heart-wrenching or perfectly amicable.
Besides the obvious fact that you are no longer dating, there are lots of ways your relationship with your ex changes after a breakup.
You could never speak to your ex ever again, denying he or she exists and breathes the same air from the same earth as you.