Unless the guy in question was friends with you before your ex, there's no good excuse to have him as your new love interest. When we obey God in our relationships, it is much less painful when two people who formerly dated one another each go on to date someone else. If you are trusting in Christ alone for the forgiveness of your sins, then when Satan accuses you Revelation When we are, it is much easier to rejoice with those who rejoice — in this case, a former boyfriend or girlfriend being glad when their ex begins a new God-honoring relationship. It might lead to some trouble with the ex — for example, he might think that the two of you fancied each other the whole time or that you were together behind his back, cheating on him, etc.
6 Reasons Why You Should Never Date A Friend Of Your Ex
Sure, your chemistry could be palpable, but there are many guys out there that you'll have chemistry with.
5 Rules for Dating Your Ex's Friend (Also, Can You Even Do That?)
Your ex's friend could have an entirely different personality, but we do end up the most like the people we choose to surround ourselves with. Sure, people will talk about their old relationships and say that they're "over it" or that it "wasn't meant to be," or pepper you with other related nonsense phrases, but what they mean is they're not thinking about it right now. Now, if you're sure that this is not you, that this is Real Love you're looking at, then what you have to do is tell your friend what's up. Of course, that's going to hurt.