Cupid's Pulse Article: Levi Johnston Marries Sunny Oglesby Without Tripp in AttendanceCupid's Pulse Article: Levi Johnston Marries Sunny Oglesby Without Tripp in Attendance

By Jennifer Ross

On October 28, Levi Johnston wedded his girlfriend of over one year, Sunny Oglesby without his first born, Tripp in attendance. The groom, 22, wanted Tripp, 4, to be his ring bearer, but mother, Bristol Palin denied visitation. According to Inside Edition, Johnston did not inform Palin of his weekend nuptials. Instead, he only asked for custody of his son. One person that was able to make it was Johnston’s second child with Oglesby, one-month-old Breeze Beretta. This is the first child for Oglesby, 20. During the wedding, Johnston was said to have goofed on his vows. “To have and to hold, whatever you say.”

How do you keep open lines of communication with your ex?

Cupid’s Advice:

Regardless of why the relationship ended, there are many reasons why you cannot just remove your ex from your life, such as working together or sharing custody of a child. In circumstances such as these, it is best to keep the line of communication open and respectful as best as possible in order to make life easier for all those involved. Should you need help, here are a few tips on how to remain cordial with your ex:

1. Express your plan: As soon as possible, inform your ex that you plan to move forward in a respectful manner for both of your sakes. Should you ex not agree with you; don’t stoop down to his/her level. Remain on your path. Eventually, they will see you are serious and come around.

2. Be specific: In the beginning, emotions may still be raw. Therefore, it would greatly benefit the both of you to be specific about your reasons when reaching out to your ex. No matter what is said, work hard to keep your emotions under control. Also, don’t forget to use your “please” and “thank you.” The key is to establish respect for each other.

3. Don’t reminisce: When speaking to your ex, it is best not to bring up moments of your past relationship together, regardless of whether there were good or bad. In order to move forward in an amicable manner, your intimate times with your ex must remain in the past. Otherwise, you will only bring confusion.

What methods do you use to keep open lines of communication with your ex? Tell us below.