Can you be friends with your ex?

Alysa and her boyfriend had been dating for nearly two years, and then broke up. During the relationship, the two were best friends. "He was the person I shared with the most about life and faith," she said. Even after ending their romantic relationship, the two still shared a lot: They attend the same prayer group, they often spoke on the phone and kept in touch via email. But it became awkward to negotiate the difference between "more than friends" and "just friends" - Dr Christine B Whelan