But if you do get to decide, there is no Google Calendar alert that pops up to tell you the timing is right.
There are no 36 Questions to Fall Into Friendship With an Ex.
There’s only so long a relationship can remain in limbo.
They were important parts of our lives — even if they weren’t what we wanted or hoped they would be.” In this way, remaining friends — or friendly — with an ex can serve as a kind of time capsule.
He suggested dinner sometime; I countered with coffee. At this point, we’re more friends who dated a really long time ago than “exes.” Two of them, I’ve danced at their weddings.
But once I got home and thought about following up to schedule that coffee, I didn’t. As I thought about how many exes and quasi-exes I already have as friends, I wasn’t sure I wanted or needed another one. One of them started a book club that I’ve been part of for years.
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