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Would you allow your partner to remain in contact with their ex?

Many have argued that your ex isn't and shouldn't be your friend, so could allowing your partner to speak to their ex be a recipe for relationship disaster?

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Listen as KZN chats to Jane about how they would react if their partner remained in contact with their ex in the podcast then read more below:

A girlfriend of mine who I have known for most of my life is having a bit of a tough time at the moment as her husband of three years, who was previously married, is in daily contact with his ex-wife.

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They have a daughter together and the daily (sometimes twice or three times a day) conversations are mainly about their daughter, but these conversations could lead to him being an emotional crutch for her?

The ex asks for unacceptable requests like to meet for coffee to talk and sometimes phones when she's had a glass of wine, which ends up being a rollercoaster of emotions for them both.

I know every situation is different. In this case, they share a daughter together so why would it be a problem if they were in contact with each other? However, I'm not sure I would be okay with my guy being so caught up in his ex-wife's emotional stability and well-being?

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According to research, psychologists have said that staying in contact with your ex could be one of the worst ideas ever. Why? Well, it could have a negative effect on your emotions, not to mention the fact that opening old wounds hurt the most. 

What do you think? Would you allow your partner to speak to their ex? Is there anything wrong with it or is everyone making a big deal about nothing?

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