By talking to your friend you can be sure of where they both are in their friendship as well as permission to ask her out.
It's only when friends date someone and their hearts got broken that it becomes sticky.
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We end up having a great conversation, and try as we may, sometimes no amount of telling ourselves, “Pull yourself together, man! They likely have things in common and, even after the breakup, still share many of the same friends, and we’re all looking for love, right?
QUESTION: I'm very interested in a young woman; however, I met her because she and my buddy used to date.
I wouldn’t see either as having been “covetous.” If you’re going to continue thinking you are wrong to ask any of your friend’s “formers” out, you may not want to have any friends until after you have found the one you’re going to marry. SEE ALSO: Red Flags in a Relationship SHE SAID: I think it’s great that you are concerned about asking her out and about your friend's feelings.
As you mentioned, they often transition to friendship, which is a good thing.
This means they both were in agreement they weren't "the one" for each other.
All these things I have given willingly and with honest intent.
And now I have seen with joy how willingly your people who are here have given to you Cliff Young, a contributing writer and a veteran single of many decades.