Assess the situation by putting yourself in their shoes and thinking about how you would react if the situation was flipped.
But do you think the idea of my body being metaphorically blown to smithereens stopped me from dating not one, but two (yeah...) of my best friend's ex-girlfriends?
It’s also important to remember the evolving power of social norms.
Your friend may be OK with what’s happening at one point, but their feelings may change." Seriously, what is it about him or her that's worth potentially ending a friendship over? Do you think you two actually have a future together?
Chauntelle Tibbals, here is what you should and shouldn't do while dating the ex of a friend. Did they date for a week in eighth grade and break up via AIM?
Have they been together for 10 years and just ended things in an emotionally draining way?