I came across this post I wrote a few years back. I hope it’s helpful to people still. It is also kind of humorous… based on the fact that the examples are derived from some of my friends’ experiences in their mid 20’s.
Originally posted on founditonapostednote:
It’s not that you want to be in a relationship with your ex anymore; it’s that all these new jerks, douchebags, mean girls, and maneaters make you want to be with your ex. Going on a catastrophic date can definitely open any wounds you thought were healed. Just when you think you are better off without him/her, you meet someone who makes you forget about what you used to hate in that ex of yours. I hear it all the time, and it goes a little something like this: “Ex would never do what this guy just did; even Ex had the decency to know better.” Well heck, if even EX, the sleazebag, or cold-hearted broad that left you for your wingman wouldn’t do THAT, then the dating world really is that terrible. This needs to be addressed, so everyone gather around for a pep-talk and life lesson, and hopefully by…
View original 1,571 more words