Friends after dating
Most of the time, people are looking at you to set the tone, so decide that you are going to have a positive attitude and chances are they will be grateful to play along. Maybe it's texting first thing in the morning or last thing at night. If you find yourself doing “girlfriend things,” pump the breaks.
It's essential to avoid those patterns like the plague because they are slippery slopes into confusing feelings and mixed messages. Along the same lines of not falling into old patterns, don't flirt!
oh...), but the sooner you decide to start thinking of them as a friend and stop labeling them as an ex, the sooner you'll start to feel that way, too.If you want to make your ex your friend, treat them like one.Flirting may confuse them, or it may make them think you're catching feelings again and push you away.Instead, have your jealousy game plan ready, know that it's possible you may feel some kind of way when they come breezing in with someone new on their arm, and remember that there is a reason you two are no longer together.
Try to focus on being happy for your friend rather than side-eying your ex.
He said he was very attracted to me, but he was nervous about having sex with me. But it became clear to me that the relationship wasn't going to go any further than a friendship. And I actually think he was being serious and valued our friendship a lot. And when a guy says that believe us he means it, otherwise he's doing everything he can to get you in bed. Women seem better at evaluating relationships and compartmentalizing each piece.