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We sought each other out, dated, then became friends. We’d find ourselves in the same city – Los Angeles, or Paris – because of our work, and we’d catch up.
I’d ask him for career advice, he’d ask me for relationship advice. I respect friendship more than a fleeting escapade.
When we broke up nine months later, all the usual post-breakup awkwardness and bitterness were multiplied tenfold by the fact that we were forced to hang out whenever our families got together, which was often.
Nothing felt weird to me, but the transitions didn’t just happen on their own.
I’m booking a flight to New Orleans for this weekend. Brice: I should have been with Maggie since ’08, but then again, I suspect I am better because of the experiences in between. A decade of dating in NYC can teach you a lot about yourself.
Brice: [Defers to Maggie]Maggie: We met at our first job. Crew straight out of school – he was in men’s design, I was in women’s merchandising.
Kelly: We were good ol’ fashion friends from the fall of 2010 to the fall of 2011. Then we were friends with benefits until I moved to Seattle, and then back to just friends until October of 2013.
Ashley: We met in a college class and slowly became friends.
We had a shared history, our siblings adored each other and we even went on a few joint-family vacations.