And tell yourself it's time to let go of those lingering emotions.DEAR HARRIETTE: There is a large question in my mind regarding "Brokenhearted" and her lunch with the ex-boyfriend.She seemed to be unable to handle other people such as myself or my brother having more attention than her at family gatherings or with a group of mutual friends. I called him one night crying (not like cute little crying but like full on, ugly face, hard-to-understand-when-you're-talking kind of crying) and told him every little thing that was going on at the time. And also,around the same time, my grandma passed away and I pushed everyone away.
We never began dating again though, no matter how many times he thought we should or asked if we could. I'm not happy, though, about what happened at my event. Even though he isn't dating me, I can't imagine that he would think it's cool to date my cousin. Since it's likely in your case that he knew this would hurt your feelings, his actions are either unconscious or uncaring.At a certain point, he met a family member who just came back into my life. Tell your ex-boyfriend that you want him to draw the line for his relationships outside of your sphere of loved ones.If I tell the truth, I know I still care a lot for him, but it never worked out for us to be a couple. DEAR SAD: It sounds like you haven't gotten over your feelings for this man. It could be because he chooses to stay and toy with your emotions -- consciously or otherwise.Since he has remained supportive and stays in my life in a nice way, I am happy. As for the question of whether someone should be able to date an ex's relative or good friend, there are many opinions.