Your current partner is friends with one or more of their past partners or hookups, and you don’t like it. You’ve told them you’re uncomfortable, but they say they’re just friends and you’re overreacting. Does it mean you have to break up? Should you push the issue or just grin and bear it? Today, we’ll be talking about the real reason you’re upset and what you can do about it.
Resources for What to Do if Your Partner is Friends with Past Partners or Hookups
GRIFFITH, R. L., GILLATH, O., ZHAO, X., & MARTINEZ, R. (2017). Staying friends with ex-romantic partners: Predictors, reasons, and outcomes. Personal Relationships, 24(3), 550-584. https://doi.org/10.1111/pere.12197