I finally decided to ask her out casually for lunch recently and she agreed. We set a date and location which is coming up. However yesterday she texted me and told me that she was in a awkward situation with her ex boyfriend who she spilt with 2 years ago, she told me they were on and off all the time and he wasn't too happy she was going out to lunch with me. But she was still interested in lunch and told me he would get over it.
If I had known this from the start I would have second guessed asking her out as I dont want to get involved in drama, but at the same time she is a really cool girl, I like her and I dont want to tell her I'm not going anymore. A co worker told me a while back that she had issues with her ex who would leave her for others girls but then come back to her and leave her again over and over, the dude is basically a player. So I assume this messes her up emotionally big time.
She doesn't seem to go out much because she has 3 jobs so I guess meeting new people for her is not easy, so perhaps that whys she isn't fully over her ex as he still gives her attenton?
Why would she mention to her ex that she was going out to lunch with another guy in the first place?