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Why does my boyfriend always compare me to his ex?
If your new boyfriend starts to compare you to his ex, this is a sign that he may not be over her just yet. Take this as a sign that he has unresolved feelings for his ex and get out.
How do you know if a man is not over his ex?
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- Her name comes up…a lot.
- He still seems angry with her.
- He’s still mourning the relationship.
- He considers her his best female friend.
- He compares you to her.
- He doesn’t bring you around mutual friends.
- He’s still close to her family.
- He hasn’t given back her stuff.
Why does my partner compare me to his ex?
“One way to determine that your partner is comparing you to their ex is if you have obtained a pretty thorough chronological history of your partner’s previous relationship,” Dr. Danielle Forshee, doctor of psychology and licensed clinical social worker, tells Bustle.
Why does my boyfriend still see his ex-girlfriend?
Often, people that were together for a long time have shared friend groups that make it difficult to achieve a totally-clean split. If your boyfriend still sees his ex because of mutual friends and social obligations, pay attention to how they interact. Does he try to avoid her, or is she the first person he hugs when you all get together?
How do I talk to my boyfriend about his ex girlfriend?
You and your boyfriend must have a frank conversation about this – a one-and-done kind of dialogue. Let him know that talking about his ex makes you feel hurt and uncomfortable. You have a right to ask him whether he still harbors feelings for his ex-girlfriend.
Why do I feel jealous of my boyfriends ex girlfriends?
When you’re constantly evaluating yourself against your boyfriend’s ex-girlfriends and seeing yourself as less, you’re demonstrating a lack of confidence about your self-worth. If low self-esteem is contributing to your retroactive jealousy, be intentional about building yourself up.