Monday, July 28, 2014

Divorced Moms column: When should you warn the new girlfriend about your ex?

My latest Divorced Moms column is out!

When Should You Warn the New Girlfriend About Your Ex?
By Lizzy Smith
                     
July 28, 2014
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You've split with your ex and now he's dating someone new. Should you warn her about him? After surveying just about everyone I know, the answer is... Maybe.

If your ex was just your basic ass, let the new girlfriend find out for herself. Who knows, maybe things will work out with the new love, or the one after her. After all, there is someone for everyone, even your ex. When it comes to the two of you, if you're still in deep emotional pain because of your breakup, his moving on can be really tough. It can be really tempting to try and ruin his new relationship. Vent to the new love interest every awful thing about the guy who broke your heart. But is that wise? Or fair?

But there are times when it is worth warning the new girlfriend. Those reasons include:

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