10 Reasons being friends with your ex is always a terrible idea

10 Reasons being friends with your ex is always a terrible idea

Relationships are never easy, are they?

When they're good, they still require constant communication, a lot of maintenance and fair amount of compromise from both sides to keep them running smoothly and happily. When they're bad, well, they're bl**dy awful, frankly.

Arguments, name-calling, blame games and accusations; all of these will be common to those of us who have been unlucky enough to be involved in unhappy relationships, and let's be honest, most of us have been.

If you have broken up with someone recently and are considering attempting to remain friends in the inevitably depressing aftermath, these horror stories might just put you off for life.

1. Is this healthy?

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2. It's just too complicated

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3. Was it worth it?

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4. This isn't a good idea

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5. It's time to move on

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6. It forces you to make a choice

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7. Friends shouldn't make you worry

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8. A bad pattern of behaviour

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9. This is always the risk

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10. A recurring theme

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Has this made you think twice about remaining friends with your ex partner? It's not all sunshine and roses, clearly.