Friends then dating quotes
I am sure some guys try it with girls that dump them too, but in general I think women struggle with cutting ties more than men.
If you catch an error or you have a source for the, all too common, anonymous, let us know.
Oh, and also, most importantly: the "just friends" thing will be especially workable because my future girlfriend or wife will be overjoyed that I am still great friends with an ex.
Women never get jealous of one another - you and she will probably be close friends someday. So if a guy dumps you and says "let's just be friends," or suggests that you stay in touch, recognize that what he really means is one of the three numbered statements above, or some combination of the three.
This is something that we all know instinctively, whether or not we admit it to ourselves in the face of a failed relationship.
Trying to be "friends" is a recently-dumped female's way of saying "I am not ready to let go." However, in some occasions, the male ending the relationship will suggest it.
At most, it is a reliable source of advice for women who want to improve their chances with the opposite sex.