Grill yourself about what the attraction really is Dating a friend's ex-boyfriend isn't just playing with fire -- it's a bomb that can implode your whole social circle.
Your friendship may not survive, and if it does, it will never be the same.
Rule #1 If you pull into my driveway and honk your horn, you'd better be delivering a package, because you sure as hell are NOT picking anything up. You may glance at her, so long as you do NOT peer at anything below her neck.
If you can NOT keep your eyes or hands off of my daughter's body, I will remove them.
Rule #5 It is usually understood that in order for us to get to know each other, we should talk about sports, politics, and other issues of the day. The only information I require from you is an indication of when you expect to have my daughter safely back at my house, and the only word I need from you on this subject is: "early".
Rule #6 I have no doubt you are a popular fellow, with many opportunities to date other girls.
Lots of people have told me unequivocally that they would never date a friend's ex.
“I'd caution women to take stock of their friendship and ask 'Is this guy really worth it?Still, I want to be fair and open minded about this issue, so I propose this compromise: You may come to the door with your underwear showing and your pants ten sizes too big, and I will not object.However, in order to ensure that your clothes do not, in fact come off during the course of your date with my daughter, I will take my pneumatic nail gun and fasten your trousers securely in place to your waist.Queer communities are often small and insular, and once you've found one, you tend to hold on to it for dear life.It's difficult to meet people you're romantically interested in beyond an already-defined circle, and outside of your city's queer scene, most people you run into are likely to be straight.After all, it's one thing if he was your friend's college flame and you bump into him 10 years later in an Italian cooking class and bond over lasagna.