Not until recently because you were happy with the way things were.
In practice, trying to stay friends with your ex is painful, since it keeps reopening the wound you are trying to heal and move on from.
In our dreams we see what we truly want.
We were very in love and talked about marriage and our futures but I had moved for him and I was in a lot of situations that caused high anxiety and depression.
Even though I genuinely enjoyed his company, it was a dead giveaway that my ex was not ready to talk to me yet and had sent in reinforcements to gently figure out what I was up to.
It may come down to a cost-benefit analysis, Morley explains.