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What to say if ex asks to be friends?

What to say if ex asks to be friends?

First, you can say: “I understand that we were together for a while and it is hard to be apart. Right now, being friends with you is not something I’m ready or able to do. I will reach out to you in the future if anything changes.” Another option is to be a little bit more gentle.

How do you say you don’t want to be friends with an ex?

Simply say, “I’m sorry, but I don’t actually want to be friends with you,” or, “No. Being friends isn’t going to work for me.” Don’t make promises or offers for the future. Sure, you might end up being friends again at some point, but there’s no reason to promise that now.

What does it mean when your ex boyfriend wants to be friends?

In case it was a serious relationship which he broke, and now he wants to be friends, it means that he has realized the mistake and wants to mend the wrong he did (give him a chance if you are still single). If your ex boyfriend/girlfriend wants to be friends, it also means that she/he is confused and wants to keep all the options open.

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Should you accept your ex’s request to become friends?

Use Rachael as an example that accepting your ex’s request to become friends is sometimes really not the best idea. It can be a hard (but not impossible!) situation to come back from. For some people when a relationship ends it means that it’s over and that you’re not supposed to keep seeing each other and be in touch for months or years to come.

Does being friends with an ex hurt your chances of getting back?

If you don’t know what you are doing, being friends can hurt your chances of getting your ex back. That said, being friends with an ex is actually more common and more expected than most people who have never had an amicable break-up realize. Being friends with an ex also significantly increases your chances of getting your ex back.

Is there such a thing as a relationship between exes?

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There is a type of relationship between exes that you may not have been expecting. There is no more love between you but you realize your ex wants to stay friends… and a friendship begins to blossom. You are, however, taken by surprise at your ex’s attempts to get closer.