Pulse Opinion Poll It is uncool to date an ex's friend

Pulse readers say breaking up with someone and then entering into a relationship with their friend is a wrong move.

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As strong as that chemistry might be with your ex's friend, you really should not act on it play As strong as that chemistry might be, you really should not act on it (Twitter)
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Has it ever occurred to you that you could break up with someone and find comfort, peace and salvation in the arms of their friend afterwards?

Yes? How about not acting on that emotion? Nope, do not act on whatever feeling you might be feeling for that ex's friend.

According to readers of pulse who partook in a recent poll, it is a bad move to break up with someone and then fall in love with one of their friends.

play Dating an ex's friend poses far too much potential drama which makes it an unwise move (Hahas)


By a margin of 61% to 39%, readers say they'll rather not have anything to do with any of their ex's friends, than fall in love with one them.

And there are good reasons why this is a valid choice.

play It's a bad idea to date your ex's friend (Pulse)

According to an article published on this platform on October 28, 2016, "you no longer owe your ex any loyalty... [but[ there are some really valid and persuasive reasons why you should not date his or her friend."

These reasons include the possibility of coming between friends and getting your own reputation soiled.

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