You never know who you're going to fall in live with, but as a rule of thumb it's good to keep things clean. Life is messy. What can you do?
Here are nineteen stories of people who ended up dating the sibling of their ex.
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1. Oh this is just mean!
An old friend of mine dated twins. She actually dated one and then cheated on him with his twin brother. They broke up and she dated the second twin for a long time.
2. This is a bad move.
My aunt is married to my mom's ex. My mom isn't too awkward about it, but my Dad kind of hates the guy... though the guy is kind of a jerk so I'm not even sure my Dad hates him for that reason or even if my Dad knows about that. For example, my parents are always tight on money and when my Dad offered to buy my aunt and uncle dinner, my uncle (who is also poor) orders top-shelf liquour.
3. Just a small crush!
My parents. My mom at 15 told her sister who was dating my dad at the time (3yr age difference) that she was going to marry my dad. My aunt laughed and said it's a girl crush. A few years later my aunt and dad had broken up. Mom and dad are both attending the same college had a few classes together. She knew who he was, she seemed vaguely familiar to him. Eventually they started to date, and get married after dating for 5 years. Mom's family loved him. Aunt and mom are still great friends and talk have always joked about it.
As an adult I asked my aunt the last time I saw her (a few months ago) she said she always knew my mom was right when she saw them interact the first time after they (she and my dad) broke up. My parents have been married since the 70s. Still act like teenagers. I think my Aunt was the vessel that brought them together.
4. You never know what will happen...
I dated a woman for a couple of months many years ago, then broke up with her. However, she adored my family, so she continued to hang around with them - parents, brothers, etc. Fast forward 10 years, and she's dating my younger brother, and I have to invite them TO MY WEDDING. Fast forward another year or two, and THEY get married... so now my ex-GF is my sister-in-law.
BUT WAIT. I am named after my father (like a junior)... so I should give my son the same, right? Except I decide not to - He can become his own man, instead of living in his dad's/granddad's shadow.
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