(Because you're fabulous and amazing, it probably is though.) Also important to assess: who broke up with who?
Dating your ex husband39s friend
The key to making a prudent decision here is to keep an emotional distance until you have made a conscious decision to move forward with your friend’s ex. We all want to be happy, and most of us are looking for someone with whom to live happily ever after.
If you go about it the right way, many of these complicated relationships can, at the very least, be given a shot.
The lover in question might not be worth causing a rift in your friendship.
Sometimes people date the ex's friend as a form of retaliation. Except, of course, that stinking jerk who dumped you. —Ask The forbidden fruit always looks juicy and delicious (insert Eden pun here) but not all that glitters is gold.
A buddy of mine recently mentioned that he might invite my ex to a party that we were going to and asked what I thought about that. And if you want to spend time with someone who has been “spaced” by a friend, that will very likely mean that you will then be spaced from your friend, too.