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Are you friends with your exes?

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In a survey released by WE tv, most Americans say a clean break with an ex is the best way to get over the demise of a relationship, but over half say they haven’t taken their own advice and have stayed friends with an ex.

More than a third say they’ve slept with their ex.

Have you stayed friends with an ex? Did you regret it? Or were you glad to make amends? If you maintained a good friendship, how did you make that happen?


Julie Albright, Ph.D., Professor in Sociology at USC’s Dornsife School and a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist specializing in infidelity, relationship issues and online dating. She tweets from @DrJulieA