By Meranda Yslas

When two women are fighting for the same guy, it doesn’t always end peacefully. However, The Bachelor runner-up Becca Tilley and Chris Soules’s celebrity love, Whitney Bischoff, have been able to do just that. According to UsMagazine.comthe two have kept their friendship and Soules is happy for them. He shared, “I’m just glad they were able to keep their friendship, because they’re great girls.” As for his relationship with Tilley, the former bachelor explained, “I mean, it’s not like we talk or communicate on a regular basis,” but “she’s a great person.”

No animosity can be found in this Bachelor relationship! What are benefits to being friends with your partner’s ex?

Cupid’s Advice:

Although it may feel like an unusual situation, being friends with your lover’s ex can be a good thing. You two will have shared understanding that most friendships don’t have. Much like in the style of Soule’s celebrity love, Bischoff, here are some benefits of having a friendship with your partner’s ex:

1. Common understanding: Exes know a lot about each other and know what worked for their relationship and love, and what didn’t. If your beau’s ex is your friend, he or she can give specific relationship advice and tips.

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2. Shows confidence: Keeping a friendly relationship with a mate’s ex shows that you aren’t the jealous type. You will appear confident and sure of you and your partner’s love.

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3. Brings you closer: At one point, your lover’s ex meant a lot to them. By having a friendship with the ex, you can learn a lot about your mate and have a stronger and closer relationship and love.

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