“Should I stay friends with my ex?” – a question I get asked a lot.

Welcome to the NO FRIEND ZONE, or as I like to refer to it, the title of Chapters 2-5 of my autobiography that chronicles my elementary, middle and high school years.

I don’t know why (and I am so guilty of this), its so.f-ing.comforting when after a breakup, inquiring friends and family come to you and say “I heard about the breakup…” and before they can even get another word in or ask you how you’re doing, you immediately reply “It’s okay. We’re still going to be friends.”

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One of the worst feelings in the world is when you take a flight and right when the plane hits the runway, you immediately turn your phone back on and…nothing. Not a single text or voicemail. No one wondering if you arrived safely, nada.

Last week, the complete opposite happened to me when I flew back into Los Angeles after a quick business trip. I landed, turned my phone on and had 19 texts and 2 voicemails all from the same person – my best girlfriend who I’ve known for 20+ years.

She noticed that her ex had unfollowed her on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Tumblr and Pinterest (guys are on Pinterest??).

It was right out of one of those old western movies where the bad guys come and level the entire town in 15 seconds flat. This was a massive, rapid, drive-by unfollowing. She was in a complete freak-out-lockdown panic mode.

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