Breakups are hard. Whether it's the awkwardness of ending things with a casual fling or the heartbreak of getting dumped by someone you legitimately love, it sucks. But that pain and discomfort is on an entirely different level when your ex moves on — with your sibling. Just ask these Redditors , who revealed what it's like to have an ex for a brother- or sister-in-law. From surprisingly chill outcomes to palpable tension at family events, here are some of the most noteworthy responses. His older brother briefly lived with us during a job transition, and we became pretty good friends.
14 People Share What's It's Really Like to Have An Ex Who Is Now Their In-Law
When Your Ex Starts Dating Right Away - Magnet of Success
It makes sense that it can be tempting to fall back into a relationship with your ex-husband. After all, something drew you to him in the first place and in addition now you have memories, history and possibly children together. Dating your ex can be a positive thing or a nightmare. To keep things on a positive note, follow certain guidelines.
5 Rules for Dating Your Ex's Friend (Also, Can You Even Do That?)
A friend once told me his test of whether he's over an ex is whether it would bother him if they were dating someone else. Under that logic, I've never gotten over anyone in my life. Months and sometimes years after a relationship, my heart rate still accelerates when I see an ex is dating someone new on Facebook. Over a year after I ended one relationship, I found some photos on Facebook of my ex with a woman I didn't recognize. It was like we were still together and he cheated.
Now, this part of my series on very specific things that people experience with their exes when trying to get back together that cause a lot of frustration and difficulty. But if you truly believe that your ex would be better off with you then I think that you at least owe them the opportunity to make that choice for themselves rather than to make that choice for them by just giving them no choice, right? Oftentimes, when people get into a relationship directly after breaking up or ending a previous relationship, they tend to speed that new relationship up very quickly so that it sort of looks like the previous relationship.