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My Best Friend's Ex.


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Jessica and Tara were sat at Jessica’s house sipping some hot coco when Jessica broke the news to Tara.
“What do you mean Phillip…which Phillip, my Phillip, you cannot be serious”
“No Tara, It’s been going on for about 5 months and its getting serious, I didn’t want to tell you because I did not think it would last, but to be honest, I want to come clean because …beca…”
“Because what!!! TALK NA…” Tara takes a deep breath and settles back down, continues talking “Please don’t let me lose my cool here and be shouting like a fool, because what?….continue now”
“BECAUSE I LOVE HIM” Jessica snaps.
“Oginni….ha this babe has killed me
“I don’t understand why you are upset about this, you have not seen or heard from this dude in 10 years, you have 3 beautiful kids and a husband…why the fuck are you angry”
“Why am I angry?… why am I angry???..I will tell you why. Jessica stands back up and continues, if you marry this man, you expect me to continue being your friend knowing the following things.
1. I told you all about the day I lost my virginity to him, I gave you all the details, you sat there and listened.
2. Everytime I argued with him, I came to you for advice and when I argued with you he gave me advice too.
3. You knew about every sexual encounter I had with Phillip, for God sake Jessica we will go out shopping for sexy lingerie, we would talk about killer sex moves we put on our boyfriends at the time. How can u even be comfortable laying with him knowing exactly what positions we took eachother. Really hunny? Tara stares at Jessica puzzled and continues
4. When we broke up, I cried in your arms for months and we both insulted his life together over numerous tubs of ice cream
I do not have any feelings for Phillip, I could care less about him. I love my husband dearly and you of all people know that. My anger is that you getting with Phillip and potentially marrying him will mean every time I see him, I will always think, like I have been thinking for years ‘God why can’t you erase this man, my 1 mistake so that it would be that my husband was my only lover” I have been wishing Phillip doesn’t exist so I can be happy I saved myself for my husband because he deserved the wait. Also do you really think my husband and I will continue coming over for dinner, family vacs and have our kids play together? Really? You think my husband would gladly be pals with a guy that fucked his wife sideways? Have you even thought this through?
Tara sits down and calms her tone and continues. 
Look sweety, I am happy for you that you found love, I truly am, I am just sad that this would mean then end or it will greatly affect our 20 year beautiful sisterhood. I love you so much and I will support your decision because you love him. But I just want you to be aware that going into this, our relationship will take a hit or possibly end and that is what I am upset about.
Jessica moves over to Tara and gives her a hug “I love you too and I will fight for our friendship, I will not let this affect it, I promise”
Both girls embrace in tears.
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Source Sarayah Beauty . You can also follow her on Instagram @sarayahbeauty. 
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I've always felt it's a bit unfair to deprive your friend of happiness, even if that happiness comes in the form of your Ex for whom your heart once burned with love, IF you are now married to someone else. 
But, I honestly wonder if being married to someone else makes it easier for the friend to accept that her bosom friend is now in a relationship with a man she once loved, doing things with him that she once did, sharing the bed that her body once warmed, and living the life she once thought would be her future?
What's your take guys? Is the Ex fair game if the friend is now married? Are you rooting for Jessica and Phillip, or do you side with Tara and think they should end things? I would love to hear from you

Comments

  1. Tara should let Jessica be.

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  2. First of all Tara hasn't seen the guy for ten years, they say time heals all wounds and if after that time she hasn't healed enough to get over herself then she should question her marriage. Everybody makes mistakes, life isn't that serious. I will pick true love over friendship any day, so long as I'm sure it's true and not just another romp. It's not compulsory for their kids to grow up together if Tara and her husband can't be mature enough to forget the past.

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    1. Somebody, anybody, wake me up! Is this for real? Steele crawls out of his hiding place. :) you have been missed. I hope you're back for good.

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    2. LOL dramatic, exactly how I felt too when I saw the name, not like am very familiar with it but I know i've read a couple of times that Steele is one of the founding fathers lol bye

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    3. finally steele,

      waiting for wale

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    4. Lmao, action comedy thriller. I'm back for good o. I'm happy that you guys didn't leave like I did. Lol @ founding father, I be small pikin o

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  3. Tara should park well biko....10 years is way too long a time. If she allows the fact that they are dating affect her 20years friendship na she sabi.


    "......You think my husband would gladly be pals with a guy that fucked his wife
    sideways?....."

    The above,they don't necessarily have to be pals....who pals help?!


    The excuses she gave are actually very selfish...

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  4. Haaa! *washing eyes with hypo* Steele is that U? Welcome bac Dearie & to Tee too.
    Missed U bunch a lot.

    To the post. What I will do?

    I can NOT have anything romantic to do with a "Close friends Ex". Emphasis on CLOSE which is the scenario above.
    But if my 2 close friends chose to have a romantic relationship with an Ex like the e.g above? I will support U, sew Asoebi for the wedding & that's THE END of our friendship.
    How can I even feel a thing for a man who thought it wise/okay to date/sex/jilt my bff & come for me years later?

    ION, Please oh, I need ur numbers & pins, Favourite, Clare, Ruby, etc
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    I lost my gadgets.

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    1. Ruthy it's me oooo, feels great to be back. Missed you guys like crazy

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    2. God! RUTHY! Ha! You that is having an affair with ur close friend's husband in Lagos abi na PH. You have mind sha to make this comment. God u're so evil And evil will shall follow u and ur household all the days of ur life. What goes ard comes ard , u know. Funny how news flies ard, heard this from a friend of urs. Ha,home wrecker ,ashawo. U're a disgrace sha. You no even shame ,still telling pple. Anyway sha, keep sleeping ard, heard ur hole don wide finish and u're not even 30 yet. I pray my relative or anyone I know will not meet a cursed person like u o. Tufiakwa!

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    3. LOL!!! Biko take some chill pils...
      I've heard worse on social media..

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    4. Oh yeah, sure u have. Cos it's so true. Keep being brave ,u'll need it. Your mama def didn't bring u up we'll , cos if she did u'll know that u don't mix adultery with fornication. I'll help u spread ur news ard, so pple can know the kind of person u are.and all these pple will be looking up to u not knowing that u're just a betrayer and a whore. You no fear o, Aba pikin. Knew u from ur Uniport days and always knew u'll be up to no good.

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    5. Oh!!!! Now I know who this is!!!

      So which papers should I buy tomorrow? Punch? Vanguard? Guardian? Will I at least find my pictures in it?
      Thank U!!!

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    6. Ruthy abeg just ignore this crazy person, he/she obviously has issues and trying to take it out on you.

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  5. That friend is going to have to choose one,she can't have it all

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  6. At first when Tara went into drama mode... I was like calm down madam.. 10 years is a long time nah... Haba,,, but after reading tara's reasons(albeit selfish), I get where she's coming from! o well... I guess their friendship has gotten to the sister stage... and then sex was involved again... I don't know for them jare. Personally tho... I kent!
    I can't even like sunshine's ex(es)... I gotta respect that abeg. + she has somfn for non-yoruba men! Hehe... she sure has a type! *looks left and right* *whistling shakitibobo*

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    1. Smh... just keep whistling o

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  7. 10 years is a long time so it won't mean anything to me. The friendship would probably suffer because there would always be that awkwardness when she wants to discuss Philip with me knowing we were once in a Relationship. I in turn may not be open to her like before for obvious reasons. J

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  8. Ermmmm,i really don't have an opinion about this....i pray I never have to deal with a situation like this

    Ruthie.....i got you

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  9. I honestly do not see what the problem is here. She swears she loves her husband but cant have any sort of relationship with her ex because of reasons centred around their past sex life? I don't get it. Unless she's not over the ex, why would his presence in her friend's life disrupt her beautiful, perfect and happy marriage? She should please get off whatever it is she's on and come down to earth biko.

    Ten years is enough time to get over an ex and all the sexcapades they had together and if she and her husband love each other as much as she claims they do, seeing philip once in a while and having a civil mature relationship and/or conversation with him shouldn't be a problem.

    I think madam Tara is very selfish. See as she sharply made everything about HER and HER husband and HER past without thought to her friend's new found happiness. Why would you throw away a 20year old friendship over an old flame. Is the guy supposed to drop dead just cos you're no more in his life? If she decides to leave, good ridance biko. I'm cool with all my exes, we check up on each other once or twice a year, can have civil conversations if we jam anywhere and all my friends are welcome to date them...lol Its no big deal really.

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    1. Sunshine you spoke my mind. Selfish tara!! That means she's not happy in her marriage if 10yrs is not enough to get over Le Ex.
      Abeg Jessica should live her life and cut ties from people like tara who believe it's all about them only.

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  10. But I can't have anything to do with a friends's ex o, and it's not like Jessica just heard about the ex randomly, she was actually there for the whole relationship, she knew all the details, happiness is a decision. I wonder how Tara is now the selfish one

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  11. To me it's not a buggy,except the guy isn't a good guy but once he is,I would go ahead and maybe have a heart to heart chat with my Besty for her to understand and accept the situation.

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  12. While I would never date a friends ex I dont see any reason why my ex cannot hook up with my friend. If the said friend has no issues with it then it's fine by me. Why? Because in love there are no rules. Tara should leave them alone and face her marriage. If she can't stand seeing them together then maybe it's time to let that friendship die a natural death.

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  13. I can never date a friends ex. We will never start a relationship more or less talking of marriage. I value friendship, men can't come between us.

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  15. My ex of 4 months broke up with me cause I texted him too much cause he wouldn’t answer me after not seeing each other for 3 weeks. His excuse is that he works 2 jobs. I got mad and told him i was done. The next day I tried calling him. And he texted me. Never text or call him again. I told him I was sorry. So I left him alone for a week. I texted him he answered. He said that he misses me but I’m too much all over him and he can’t handle that. I understand that I have no chance for get him back in normal way, and I decided to ask for help. I order love spell from website http://magical-rituals.com , I was waiting 3 months, and my lover back to me.

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