But is there a way for everyone to live happily ever after in this situation? Jumping the gun will undoubtedly cause bad feelings. “Even after that, we all tried to be friends but then he would hit on me.” Who needs a mess like that?This is definitely a tricky dating scenario, so don’t make it worse by starting to see your pal’s ex when he’s, well, not quite her ex yet. Recalls Holly Matthews, “My guy and I weren’t even broken up when he and my friend got together. OK, so let’s say your friend and her guy are absolutely, positively broken up. “If she says she'd hate you to do that, ask her why,” suggests Dr.But she left off one that her friend, Natalie, thought was pretty important: “Thou shalt not covet thy friend’s ex-boyfriend.” Yes, Christy rationalized to herself (as well as to me and all her other girlfriends, neighbors and Starbucks’ cashiers) that it was okay to date Natalie’s ex-boyfriend, Collin, because of the following circumstances: was would it upset Natalie? The answer to these two questions turned out to be yes and no, respectively.So in Christy’s case she got the guy but lost the friend.It also asks for info on how you know your wingman. Maybe you shouldn’t be on this app if you choose the latter.
But why does Bumble think that its users want to use the platform to find best friends?Here’s how it works: After switching into BFF mode, users will see their potential dates replaced by people of the same sex that Bumble thinks you would want to be friends with.Once both people swipe right, both parties have 24 hours to initiate a conversation, similar to how Bumble handles same-sex dating today.“Amber and Josh had broken up about six months prior,” says Melissa, “I felt like enough time had passed, plus Amber had a new boyfriend.She was cool with it, so Josh and I started dating. That was a little weird but at least we’re all friends.” some advice for women in this situation: “If you're used to discussing every detail of your love life with her, it probably wouldn't be kind to do so if the love of your life used to be the love of hers.” In fact, it’s wise to keep the specifics of your guy and your pal’s breakup in mind as you move forward. You tend to hang out with women like you—with similar interests and hobbies. You’re bound to share more than just a pair of cute strappy sandals with your pals.If you want to select dates for a friend, they need to accept your invite to the app first.