Ending a Relationship: Don't Be Friends

Stop Pulling the “Friend” Card

Many of us try to be friends with our exes following a break-up. While being friends after parting ways is ideal, it doesn’t always help if you’re trying to get over that person. “Sometimes it’s best to just cut the chord completely,” Laura suggests.  “As lovely as it sounds to be friends after a break up, that doesn’t work for everyone.”

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Miranda Noland,

Miranda Noland is the Senior Photo Editor for Latina.com. She handles all the photo needs for the site and occasionally writes a thing or two. Growing up in a small town in Missouri, she collected (and hoarded) magazines and dreamed of working at one someday. She studied art and design at Drury University and moved to New York City after graduating. She loves being an aunt to her two nephews and has recently moved to be closer to them. She's a pop culture junkie who watches way too much television, and she still hoards magazines.