the amount of love, commitment and investment you had in your relationship with your ex-boyfriend.
If the woman is a close friend, the likelihood of this becoming an issue is slim.
Her experiences in the dating world inspire her "Relationship Rant" column.
Check back every week for her take on dating and relationships.
What's the point of dating a girl who is still not over with her past?
And it couldn't get worse if the past happens to be your good friend.
However, the one thing that seems to be the unwritten rule among us is that we would never even consider dating our friends' exes. But now I realize this rule really needs more thought, because I believe there are two factors to consider before answering my girlfriend's Facebook question.
You need to weigh the value of your friendship with the woman vs.Your closest friends will know every dirty deed, bad situation or heartbreak he may have caused.And because they are familiar with all the dirt on him, they wouldn't touch him.And now that the two of them have parted ways, you find yourself attracted to the same girl! Now let us start with accepting the fact that there is some obvious amount of risk involved in dating your friend's ex.You can easily become villainous in the eyes of not just the friend whose ex you are dating but also in the eyes of the members of your pack. I mean, we've heard the charming phrases like "bros before hos" and "chicks over dicks" so frequently that the notion is ingrained into our minds: Don't date your ex's buddy and don't date your friend's ex. Without rhyme, reason, logic and common sense, we often find ourselves inexplicably attracted to someone. True friendship and true love are both elusive the key is trying to get them both!