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When Your Ex is Still Around: 6 Ways to Keep Your Cool

By Meg Winters, BounceBack Editorial Staff

Ask any relationship expert and they'll tell you that after a breakup, one of the most important things to make sure you have plenty of is space. But what do you do when your ex is still around and it's beyond your control? It's not uncommon. Recent studies have shown that more than 10 million couples work together. A survey by American Greetings found that more couples meet through friends tha...

 
 
 

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  • he's my boss...what should i do?

    from the first of our relationship it was really tough as he was my manager. Altough were the same age. The people that surrounds us try to break the two of us apart thus making lots of stories about us or him or ...

  • Where was this article when I needed it?

    Lmao...

    My ex and I work together and If only I read this before I..

    Didn't give him space...
    Didn't force the issue at work by going to his desk asking him questions...

  • When the Ex is still around...

    • 22 May 2010
    • Posted by bebee

    I work with my ex and I am struggling. He walked away from the relationship and without much of an explanation. He finally sent me a long email one month later of what had happened that day and what was going on wit...

  • Dealing with the EX when there are children

    I am the custodial parent of my children. As a single dad I do not have a choice whether to interact with the children's birth mother.

    This is how I approach or frame the situation in my mind (and hear...

  • Great article!

    This advice is so solid. It can be an incredibly taxing situation when you're forced to see your ex frequently after a break-up. Taking the high road and being the bigger person is always the way to go. If you're re...