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How many exes are on your FB?

(59 Posts)
Smeghead Sat 06-Oct-12 01:25:32

Trying to work out what is normal.

I have one, who I went out with for 3 months when I was 15! It was more a brief (and very chaste) interlude in a very long friendship.

Shesparkles Sat 06-Oct-12 08:50:46

7. None of them very serious, but I've never parted with a guy on bad terms

annalovesmrbates Sat 06-Oct-12 08:50:47


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itsallinmyhead Sat 06-Oct-12 08:51:49

At least 3 for me. All good men, whom I respect.

pinkyp Sat 06-Oct-12 08:52:26

It's not normal, one or 2 would be fine but everyone...Noooo

issimma Sat 06-Oct-12 08:54:42

My first boyfriend, but he rarely uses fb and we never chat or message on it (did once briefly and innocently) and he posted Congratulations on my wall when DD was born. May as well defriend actually.
Have added others in the past when I was single, but only for a quick stalk then delete grin.

LucieMay Sat 06-Oct-12 08:55:32

Shagged eight of em.

BigFatLegsInWoolyTIghts Sat 06-Oct-12 08:55:33

Gosh none!

Fairylea Sat 06-Oct-12 08:58:34

None. I have blocked every single one.

My ex husband left me for an ex he got back in touch with on fb. And this was an ex he was only with 6 months and we had been together 5 years.

So now I don't have any exes on my fb and my new dh is the same. It's just a massive no no for me.

ThePlatypusAlwaysTriumphs Sat 06-Oct-12 08:58:47

I have 1 "ex" on my FB- I agreed to his friend request out of nosiness, but now feel like defriending him would be rude blush. I never speak to him, and I've hidden his posts as DH got upset about me "seeing everything he was up to". I would have de-friended him if I wasn't such a wuss

LucieMay Sat 06-Oct-12 09:04:00

I'm friends with all of mine, a lot of whom are now married. They were flings from years ago.

Nagoo Sat 06-Oct-12 09:13:44

most of them, cause I don't have sex with dickheads, they were all nice people I would speak to and take an interest in.

Nothing worrying or wierdy.

OhEmGee24 Sat 06-Oct-12 09:19:05

4 but they were all just three month flings between the ages of 18-22.

TheKettle Sat 06-Oct-12 10:23:48

None. My choice. They're exes for a reason and I don't stay friends with them after the relationship is over. (I don't hate them either - just don't think there's any point being friends with someone who I used to shag and don't anymore).

muttimalzwei Sat 06-Oct-12 10:30:36


muttimalzwei Sat 06-Oct-12 10:31:05

3 if you count drunken snogs

RustyBear Sat 06-Oct-12 10:33:01

I don't actually have an ex. Have been with my first boyfriend for 38 years, married for 32.

Not sure where that puts me on the scale of FB normality...

muttimalzwei Sat 06-Oct-12 10:34:50

I don't think it brings anything particularly positive to my life sometimes though. One of them started trying to chat to me inappropriately and another is just looking through my pictures a lot (his friends get recommended to me so I know this is a sign that he is having a look)
However, one I am friends with is still what I would consider a true friend and I am interested in keeping in touch with him even though I will probably never see him again. I suppose I am still a bit in love with him but in a 'that was a great part of my life' not in a 'I want him back' kind of a way.

Dillydollydaydream Sat 06-Oct-12 10:43:21

Just 2. One I went out with for 6 years. Another a dew weeks.

CiderwithBuda Sat 06-Oct-12 10:43:26

One. I tracked him down.

I then phoned him. Nice long chat. Made me remember just what used to irritate me about him!

My sis added him too. He was the big brother she never had apparently!

We now play song pop against each other.

Bunbaker Sat 06-Oct-12 10:47:53

None. I never seek FB friendship. The only FB friends I have are people who have asked me. I never post on FB either. In fact I don't know why I opened a FB account in the first place as I don't really "get" it. I prefer to communicate with real friends and family in real life.

Gay40 Sat 06-Oct-12 11:22:06

I disagree that FB is the spawn of the devil, though. I think you'll find that FB related fuckwittery was going on well before FB was around. If you are prone to utter nonsense, FB is just another method of indulging in it. Prior to that we had Friends Reunited, dating sites, bars, dances.....need I go on.

KirstyWirsty Sat 06-Oct-12 13:04:18

No real ex's .. Two I snogged and two i shagged

halloweeneyqueeney Sat 06-Oct-12 13:06:12

none really, one snog from school but he's also a friend's brother
none on DHs either

not a trust thing, just have no interest in them really

ZiggyPlayedGuitar Sat 06-Oct-12 13:08:06

I've got my first ever boyfriend on mine and that's it. To be fair we were 13-14 and kissed once, but we did do a lot of hand holding wink

I've had 1 other boyfriend after him but I don't want him on my fb even though he's sent quite a few requests.

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