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Staying Close to Your Ex's Family?

So the relationship is over, but does that mean you must also break up with his family? Jennifer Aniston is often seen out and about with Brad Pitt’s mom. Can that work for you? A lot depends on the nature of the split. If it was an amicable parting, it might be possible to stay in touch with his family. If one partner was dumped however, this might be a much harder task. After all, his parents are exactly that, his. And reaching out for contact with them might be more uncomfortable for all. Bottom line, try reaching out and wait to see if your overture is returned. If not, then its best to let it go. Get more advice from tangomag.com.

Have you remained friends with the family of your ex?

Posted: 3/10/08