What Are 10 Tips for Staying Friends with Your Ex?

10. Don't Discuss the Past 1 of 11

The first step to successfully staying friends with an ex is to never talk about the past. The romantic time you spent together is over, and it's best not to reminisce. Drudging up those experiences will only lead to problems, and your friendship will suffer. Focus on the present!

Being pals with your ex-boyfriend or girlfriend is often possible, depending on your circumstances, but it's a difficult path to navigate. Click through to see the nine remaining tips!