Dating after being best friends
I don't mean that in some gross, off-putting "I don't get along with other women because I am way too sexxxy" kind of way — most of my friends do happen to be women.
But if his former wife still occupies the role of trusted advisor — Condoleezza to his George W. "This is a guy who's still in love, plotting a comeback, or at least hoping for the possibility of breakup sex," says Daily.
"Pass on him." How to spot him: He's the unusually friendly guy who makes effortless chit-chat, has expensive shoes and a good haircut—and is always ducking outside to talk on his cell.
Clearly, staying friends after a breakup isn’t easy, but it certainly is possible.
You may not be as successful as Jerry and Elaine (especially if you mix "this" with "that"), but all is not doom and gloom.
2) Ex-couples are more likely to stay friends if the breakup was mutual.