ex boyfriends

Aug 15, 2015

An Open Letter to Girls Who Think It’s Okay to Date a Friend’s Ex

(Full disclosure: I use the term ‘ex’ here loosely, referring to any guy a girl has spent any...

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Feb 7, 2013

On Soul Mates and Ex-Bedmates [Dear DBN]

Even the most important people in your life can come and go. Life changes. So do people. This week, should they stay or should they go?

Jan 30, 2013

Is this Who T-Swift’s “I Knew You Were Trouble” Was Written About?

It can't still be about John Mayer (but she does have a tendency of not letting go). Sources have said the boy bashing single is about the frontman of a popular rock band. They met during the CMT's but fizzled before she moved onto the lovely Conor Kennedy.

Aug 22, 2012

Can I Date My Ex’s BFF? [Ask A Dude]

I crushed on his friend a little, but I was convinced that my Ex was the one for me. Now that we have broken up (he dumped me and was apparently flirting with other girls), I regret not choosing his friend.

Jul 15, 2012

8 First Date Dealbreakers

Way back when, when I first started dating, I was often told that I was too picky. I expected too much. Had too many qualifications. And maybe that was true.

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Mar 28, 2012

He Said/She Said: Is It Smart To Get Back With An Ex?

First things first, please understand that I am a glutton for punishment. My feelings don't really get hurt. I'm stubborn. I think I know what's best for myself and everyone else. I like to fix things. I'm a huge fan of sleepovers that end with brunch. What am I saying here? Basically, reentering a very broken relationship sounds, to me, like a fun adventure full of personal challenges, great make-up sex and guaranteed eggs benedict.

How to Throw an Epic Pi Day Party for Your Ex-Boyfriend

Happy Pi Day! Today's date is 3.14, get it?! In case you blocked out the painful experience of high school math from your memory, I'll tell you a little bit about Pi. It's the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter. Pi is an irrational and transcendental number, which means it will continue infinitely without ever repeating. It's been calculated to over one trillion digits. In other news, March 14 also happens to be my ex-boyfriend's birthday.

Mar 14, 2012

The Do’s and Don’ts of Seeing Your High School Ex during Thanksgiving Break

For many of us who are going back to our hometowns for Thanksgiving break, the possibility of seeing your ex boyfriend or girlfriend is very likely. This can be especially awkward if you broke it off just because you two were going to different schools.

Nov 15, 2011

Campus Landmines Waiting to Blow Up Your Relationship

When you’re dating someone new, it's obviously good advice to be wary of their exes. But since college is a fishbowl, exes aren’t the only type of people you need to be worried about. There’s tons of people who can make your life as miserable as possible or just ruin it all together.

Sep 7, 2011

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Apr 12, 2011

The Dos and Don’ts of Dealing with the Ex

So I'm sure by now you're all completely over the whole royal wedding thing.You're tired of the wedding plans and the photos and the guest lists and the entire country of England. I get it. But I'm going to bring it up one last time because I just can't seem to wrap my head around this one concept.

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Dec 9, 2009

Ask A Dude: Awkward Encounter With The Ex

Dear Dudeness, OK, so I need your help. My ex dumped me about 8 months ago saying that we needed space. I called BS and we didn't talk after that. But yesterday we were talking, just catching up and I was secretly checking to see if he was with someone. Well he ended up inviting me to a party and so I went.

Jul 21, 2009

You Ran Into The Ex. Now What?

At this point, all I wanted to do was put the world on pause and take my time to digest the situation. And maybe brush my hair. But I wasn't Zack Morris so neither of those actions was an option; I didn’t have much choice but to power through.

Jan 15, 2009

College Candy’s Single Ladies Pregame Playlist

It’s 2009. In an attempt to play it safe, I only made three, fairly simple New Years resolutions: 1) Take...

Jun 8, 2008

When to Keep Your Mouth Shut…Five Subjects to Avoid on a First Date

I’ve been dating for longer than I’d like to admit, and I’ve had my fair share of the good, the...

May 23, 2008

Long Lost Lovers Phoning Home

Sometimes you fall in love. And sometimes you get your heart broken because you fell in love. You recollect the...

May 9, 2008

Your Friend’s Friends… Too Much? Too Soon?

A close set of girlfriends is like a corset, generally helping you maintain as much poise as possible through all...

Aug 18, 2007

Dealing With The Aftermath

I was out at the bar last night (on a weeknight, I know! Who do I think I am?! A...