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Belle Yambao, Contributor
July 08, 2011

Moving On: 5 Tips on Befriending Your Ex and His New Girl

Find out how you can maintain good relations with him and his new boo with these simple tips. By Belle Yambao
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One way of knowing you've already moved on from a past relationship is if you can honestly say you're happy for your old flame when he gets a new girlfriend. It's a process that takes time, so don't be too hard on yourself when you find it difficult to deal when it happens to you.

If your ex is your friend, however, and you'd still like to keep in touch in the future, show that you're willing to take the next step and move on without bitterness by making friends with your ex-flame and his girlfriend.

Need advice to get you started? Scroll through the gallery below for five tips.

Want to read more tips to help you with breakups? Check these out on FN:

(Originally published as "Michelle Van Eimeren wishes Ogie and Regine the best + Befriending your ex and his new girl" on Female Network)

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  • jenny Jul 13 2011 @ 09:06pm Report Abuse
    Its better to forgive than be forgiven. It is really difficult to be friendly with your ex and his new girl. Let time passed and it will just heal your wound.
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