Dating an ex39s friend

Atlanta, Georgia (CNN) -- "Would you be upset if a friend starting dating someone they knew you were once deeply in love with?

" This is the status I was greeted with this week on the Facebook page of one of my dear girlfriends.

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.

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My knee-jerk response was "Duh, who wouldn't be pissed?

" Oddly enough, after viewing some of the discussion on the comment thread, I realized that my judgment might have been a little harsh.

If you have moved on from this person, you really should not take issue with who they are with now.

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