Should you be friends with your ex? It's an age old question, but the answer isn't always so clear. On the one hand, your brain thinks it's an awful idea. On the other hand, your heart doesn't want to completely cut this person out of your life just yet. So what do you do?

In this video, bestselling authors Charles J. Orlando and Lisa Steadman duke it out over whether or not you should remain friends with an ex-boyfriend or girlfriend. While Charles says it depends on how the relationship was forged and how it was ended, Lisa says that if there are kids involved, it's OK to stay friendly. Otherwise, there's no reason to ever stay in touch with a past love.

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