Thinking of staying in relationships with your exes family after a breakup? There can most definitely be a downside to staying friends. While you were in the relationship, you may have formed strong bonds over time with your boyfriend’s or girlfriend’s parents, siblings, extended family and friends. It’s tempting to try and keep those bonds intact. However, for you to move forward in your own life, it is best to detach from family and mutual friends. You will both benefit by support from your own families and friends so you can move on. Plus staying connected to their family and friends through social media will only pour salt into the wounds when you see your ex on their news feed. For the complete article, head over to New You.