My boyfriend broke up with me, but I’ve still liked him on
and off for the last few months. Since the breakup was awkward, we stopped
being friends. Now I want to be friends, but I don’t know how to go about it.
Sometimes, it seems he doesn’t like me. Can you give me tips on how to become
friends with an ex?
Dear Bud After Breakup,
Good question. But, before I answer, ask yourself
really want to be just friends. It sounds like you aren’t quite over
Perhaps he senses this and is afraid that, if he acts too friendly,
the wrong message. Of course, if you truly want to be friends, listen to
Emerson: “The only way to have a friend is to be one.” If you see him at
the end of the school party, casually ask, “Do you know what band that
last song was by?” Be
friendly, not flirty. And, please, don’t interfere if he’s with another
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BY CAROL WESTON ON 5/2/2012 11:00:00 AM
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