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As Christians, don’t we want the best for one another whoever they are, and especially if they were friends of ours?Follow @Canoe Lifestyle Is it ever ok to date a friend’s ex?Unspoken “girl code” or not, my best friend and I have such differing taste in men that the thought of either of us dating each other’s exes seems absurdly comical.However, go on Reddit’s relationship page or browse through any advice column and you’re sure to find stories from people who are either contemplating dating a friend’s ex, are heartbroken because someone is dating theirs, or are dealing with the fallout of either situation.Why the distinction between an “ex” of hers you know and one you don’t know? I know of many people (including Christians) who have met their spouse by way of a friend, even through a former boyfriend or girlfriend.
Does your faith exclude you from dating anyone who has dated a friend? Many years ago, one of my best friends was dating a girl I was attracted to.
I feel they are letting me down and are not friends at all but just doing whatever is easiest and least confrontational.
EDITOR' S NOTE: He Said-She Said is a biweekly advice column for singles featuring a question from a reader with responses from a male and female point of view.
In a perfect world, we’d all be able to date each other’s exes, with minimal emotional upset or drama.
However, the reality of dating a friend’s former beau is often way more messy and complicated than a season of would suggest.
When friends date other friends' exes, it’s much more likely to end in a fiery blaze of disaster, than in the swapping of humorous anecdotes at the local watering hole.