The love of my life dumped me – but we have the same friend group

Ask Roe: Is it possible to remain friends with someone you feel you loved absolutely and still do love?

When the world and socialising goes back to normal, explain to your ex and your friends that you’re grieving and healing, and need space from your ex to do that. Photograph: iStock

When the world and socialising goes back to normal, explain to your ex and your friends that you’re grieving and healing, and need space from your ex to do that. Photograph: iStock

Dear Roe,

The person I thought was the love of my life ended things two months ago. We had been arguing a lot, and were both definitely feeling the effects of it. Looking back, I can see my self-confidence had been reduced to shreds.

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