Despite news of their engagement earlier this year, Chaz Bono and his fiancee Jennifer Elia are no longer engaged or even together. ¬†Nevertheless, they appear to be amicable towards one another. ¬†According to People,¬†“They leave this relationship with great love, respect and affection towards one another,” and they ask that everyone ¬†“respect their privacy at this time.” ¬†Bono himself¬†tweeted that he appeciated the fans concern and was doing “just fine” while remaining on “good terms” with his ex.

What are some ways to stay amicable after a split?

Cupid’s Advice:

After a breakup, there are no doubt hurt feelings that can often times turn into drama.  Here are some ways to keep your split amicable:

1. Give each other space: Allow your feelings a chance to solidify after the split.  Give each other time and space before making any moves to continue a friendship.

2. Talk it out: Does your ex want¬†to be friends with you after the break up? ¬†Talk about why you want to be friends with your ex. ¬†Articulate reasons for continuing a relationship after the breakup. ¬†You may end up deciding it’s not a good idea after all.

3.¬†Be there for each other:¬†Spend time with each other, but not too much time. ¬†Be sure that you don’t fall into the old habits of your relationship,¬†because that could become sticky territory.

What are some ways you stay amicable with an ex? Share your ideas below.