What they are doing is really uncool and unacceptable. Your ex and "your friend" are the ones who should feel stupid, NOT YOU! Their relationship is working because of the "scandalous and forbidden" element. When that wears off, and everyone in the community moves on to the next piece of gossip, and your ex and your friend really get to know each other, the appeal will fade. He or she could be doing this to you to act out his or her passive aggressive anger.
I hated them and everyone else who I thought could possibly know about their relationship. I thought about them giggling and laughing and kissing and being blissfully happy. The fact that this girl did this to you is probably making you feel insecure about girl friendships. They will assure you that they are your best friends and that you are loved. A good friend used to say to me, "You're on your own road. " Lastly, if you are on the other end of this, meaning if you are the one who starts dating your friend's ex, PLEASE handle it this way. Jackie Pilossoph is the author of the blog, Divorced Girl Smiling. How do you negotiate these potentially rocky waters?Hypothetically these couplings could work out very well if you proceed with extreme caution and follow some guidelines. The person is obviously is a bad friend and you are getting a divorce, regardless of him or her, right? It doesn't matter what HE is doing or what SHE is doing.
She told me that she met him and his wife because their children once attended the same school.