Your Life: Dear Miriam - I love days out with my sexy ex; ADVICE HEALTH.Byline: DR. MIRIAM STOPPARD
My husband and I divorced a year ago and he's been living with another woman since then.
We've always been family orientated o·ri·en·tate
v. o·ri·en·tat·ed, o·ri·en·tat·ing, o·ri·en·tates
To orient: "He . . . . We have three grown-up grown-up
1. Of, characteristic of, or intended for adults: grown-up movies; a grown-up discussion.
2. children and seven grandchildren and have learned to be friends again for all their sakes. I see my ex a lot at family gatherings and he recently came along when I took the younger grandchildren to the zoo.
It feels like old times when we're together and sometimes I forget we're divorced. Our sex life was always good and I miss our cosy moments.
When I'm around him, he tends to send off signals that he misses me too, and he flirts with me when his girlfriend's out of the way. What's going on What's Going On is a record by American soul singer Marvin Gaye. Released on May 21, 1971 (see 1971 in music), What's Going On reflected the beginning of a new trend in soul music. with him? Do you think he still loves me?
Grace Dear Grace,
You and your ex share a history and know each other intimately. Even though you're no longer man and wife, some of that comfort and familiarity remains. Because of this, things are bound to get awkward and confused at times.
Even though you have mixed emotions about him, there remains a flicker of the old flame old flame
Informal, old-fashioned a person with whom one once had a romantic relationship you can't bring yourself to put out. He probably also still cares about you.
In theory, he might like the idea of being close again but it could stir up a lot of trouble. You've worked hard to get where you are. Don't backtrack now.
It's great to be friends but the flirting has to end. Don't jump back into his bed, at least until he's unattached. Be careful. Don't let yourself get hurt.