Friend is dating ex
Firstly, you break up with someone for a reason and, as rare as it is you may stay on talking terms, more often than not it’ll end in a series of heated arguments and final abusive texts.
So you’re probably not going to be keen on your mate bringing them down the pub. You’ve shared numerous steamy, intimate encounters – so knowing they’re now getting that from someone you’d have a beer with is a tad uncomfortable, right?
Dealing with your feelings Being supportive Working around awkward situations Community Q&A Breaking up can be hard and is even harder in that odd situation where your friend starts dating him or her after you broke up.
This rule is almost never stated or enforced among queer communities.
If you're gay, you will almost inevitably date a friend's ex at some point.
Yes, you may (as many people tend to) get completely wrapped up in your own feelings and give the middle finger to anyone who tries to tell you otherwise, but if one of your besties decided to start humping your ex, would you be supportive or forgiving?
The sheer concept of seeing one of my mates with an ex is something that’d affect me for a number of reasons.