The news about Simon Cowell getting it on with his good friend’s wife — or estranged wife, depending on who you talk to — has sparked a great debate once again.
Under what circumstance is it acceptable to pursue your friend’s former love interest? because I just don’t see why of all the people in this world you need to choose to put yourself in such a complicated situation. Read on for Fox News Magazine editor Meghan Sharp’s guest blog about this very subject: Simon Cowell recently sparked some scandalous headlines when it emerged that he is set to become a father — with the wife of his close friend.
If you do decide to pursue a friends’ ex, be prepared for the potential for some major fall-out.
“You should avoid this whole scenario unless you feel very strongly that your friend’s ex is your ultimate soul mate,” says Atwood.
Several of my divorced friends in New York City, where I live, described to me that over the years they have been matched up (through introductions, internet dating sites, and serendipity) with potential partners who were once married to someone they knew.
A woman I'm acquainted with is happily married to the ex husband of a former friend of hers.
She told me that she met him and his wife because their children once attended the same school.
After hearing this story (and numerous others like it), I thought about Brian and Angie's situation, and my deliberation led me to flesh out the question It's a complicated issue, and every situation is different, but I do have some insights and thoughts I'd like to share.There is a good chance that when you start dating, no matter where you live, you will come across some potential candidates that you are already acquainted with.People you know might pleasantly surprise you by asking you out.“If you decide to pursue the ex, you should be prepared to lose the friendship.“Most people are highly uncomfortable with these situations, so it’s best to look for love somewhere else,” she adds.