Is it possible to just be friends after dating?
Staying friends after a relationship ends shouldnt even be a consideration until youve given it space. Its impossible to be that precise with feelings but as a general rule – wait six months before trying to form a friendship.
How long after a relationship can you be friends?
Elliott, author of the book Getting Past Your Breakup. Her general recommendation is to wait at least six months before thinking about a friendship, though the amount of time may vary depending on the couple, the seriousness of the prior relationship and how it ended.