So I was speaking with my former BF (we've been hanging out actually every weekend since he left the possibility of getting back together if we both wanted to) about meeting a friend this weekend, who he has met a couple of times when we were together, I mentioned off hand that I was going out with him to dinner.
He suddenly said in a unexpected, defensive, jealous kind of way: “I don't know, he seems a bit flaky I wouldn't really hang out with him anymore... I mean he's (x,y,z negative things about him)....” I didn't now how to respond since I didn't see that coming and thought about why he suddenly acted this way when I mentioned him. Hmm... I thought about it and this friend of mine is very good looking and someone I get along easily with since I hung out with him a lot in the past. He didn't like him when we were together either... Could it be he see's him as a threat somehow? Maybe he thinks this friend want's to be more than friends now and he has lingering feelings still?
I wanted to ask him why he feels this way toward him but wasn't sure how to ask it so I let it go. I feel I need to communicate this to him friends or whatever we are now because one of us is may be saying something that needs to be said but isn't before I start dating again.
I'm probably over thinking this on all fronts but what would you guys recommend? Leave it or ask him about it.