Cupid's Pulse Article: Celebrity Exes: Katy Perry Discusses Rekindled Romance with Orlando BloomCupid's Pulse Article: Celebrity Exes: Katy Perry Discusses Rekindled Romance with Orlando Bloom

By Melissa Lee

After spending a night out at Ed Sheeran’s concert in California, Katy Perry discussed the potential of a rekindled romance with ex Orlando Bloom. The celebrity couple dated for 10 months before splitting back in February. According to UsMagazine.com, Perry explained that “it’s nice to keep people you love around you.” She also mentioned that due to their busy schedules, she doesn’t necessarily feel the need to label their relationship. “I’m really busy,” Perry says. “And you know what, I’m about to go on tour for another year.”

Celebrity exes don’t always have to be on bad terms. What are some ways to keep things civil with your ex?

Cupid’s Advice:

It seems that this former Hollywood couple are keeping things super civil, and we applaud them for that! It can be tough to stay friendly with someone you used to be romantically involved with. Check out some of Cupid’s tips if this is something you find yourself struggling with:

1. Distance can do miracles: The break-up process can be lengthy, but it’s essential for anyone that wants to get over their ex. Before you can even think about being civil with your former lover, it’s important to distance yourself for a little bit. There’s no way that you will be able to be friends right after breaking up — there is way too much sadness, anger, and hurt there!

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2. Enforce boundaries: At the same time, it’s crucial to have some limits when being friends with an ex. Lines can get blurred at times, especially if you’re just trying to stay friends. An example of an important boundary to have is not hanging out one-on-one all the time. Base these limitations on your comfort levels with one another, and you should be good to go.

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3. Make sure you have fully moved on: Before becoming BFFs with your ex-lover, make sure that you have fully and completely moved on from them. If you begin hanging out with your ex while you still have feelings for them, it can get really messy. There’s even a potential for you getting even more hurt than you were before. Make sure to take care of your heart before putting yourself out there again.

What are some of your tips for keeping things civil with your ex? Share your thoughts below.