Cupid's Pulse Article: Mindy Kaling Admits ‘Office’ Costar B.J. Novak Was a ‘Great Love’Cupid's Pulse Article: Mindy Kaling Admits ‘Office’ Costar B.J. Novak Was a ‘Great Love’

By Amanda Boyer

On The Howard Stern Show on Monday, Sept. 15, The Office alum, Mindy Kaling, opened up about her relationship with her former costar, B.J. Novak, off the show. According to, Kaling called Novak a “great love who got away.” She also said, “He’s a good friend of mine, yeah. He’s my best friend. He broke up with me.”

What are some ways to get a past love back?

Cupid’s Advice:

Wanting to try things over again with your ex? Cupid has some tips:

1. Have conversation: Start talking little by little to build a foundation of friendship again. Ask them about what they have been up to and how they have been. Show interest in their responses.

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2. Be bold: Instead of asking if they want to go get coffee after work, send a text saying, “We should get coffee!” You are showing assertiveness and an active effort to hang out, and they are more likely to say “yes.”

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3. Tell the truth: Once you have the base of a friendship, be honest about how you feel and where you want this friendship to go.

Have any other way to get your past love back? Share below!