It doesn't matter how many times your friend says she doesn't mind you dating her ex: I bet she does, in some way.Yes, there are exceptions to everything, but in the majority of cases, the friend will lie.

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How would you feel if one of your besties started dating your ex? You would probably start wondering if they always felt this way about each other. Source: Shutter Stock Even if you have your friend's permission, things are going to be a little awkward.

You might start worrying that things were going on behind your back when you were dating him. It doesn't feel good, and you wouldn't want someone to make you feel this way, so... Adjusting to this new dynamic won't be easy for anyone. If your friend gets really angry that you're dating her ex and you two stop being friends, chances are, you'll lose at least one more friend.

Either they don't want to feel stupid, they really do want to be okay with it, or they want to try to avoid unnecessary drama.

I know that when I lied about being okay with my friend dating my ex, it was because I didn't want to look like the lame girl who couldn't move on, and because I really didn't want to lose my friend, even though I was mad at her.

I don't know how they ever got together in one room without strangling each other.

The point is, your friend group dynamic might be shot.

Dating a friend’s ex is just messy, no matter how you put it.

Unless they hooked up only once and she really doesn’t care about him at all, you just shouldn’t go near someone your friend had real feelings for. Here are 8 reasons you should never date your friend’s ex.

At first, we got in a huge fight and I thought we would never be friends again.