5 Important Things to Do When Your Boyfriend Contacts His Ex
Boyfriend Still Talks To His Ex Behind Your Back? (Truth)
You adore the man in your life. But you certainly don't like his constant references to his ex-girlfriend. It may take the form of of a memory he's recalling or an anecdote about her or even a passing reference but it's all amounting to the same thing -- many more mentions of her existence than you're comfortable with. Though this is a definite signal that she's still on his mind, it's not necessarily a sign of greater trouble in your relationship. Do a little digging to find out whether this particular ex file is case closed. If so, it may be time to readjust your comfort level to the ex mentions and even open up about your own relationship history.
10 Red Flags That He is Still in Love with His Ex ...
Have a question? Email her at dear. We seem to keep having the same fights about his needy ex-wife and the negative impact she has on our relationship.
You probably want reassurance that you are the most important person in your man's life, but if he is a widower grieving over his deceased wife, you might feel shunted aside by his lingering thoughts of her. It's not possible to compete with a memory, but understanding the emotions and dynamics involved can help you to deal with the situation. Men and women react differently to the death of a spouse. Abel Keogh, author of "Dating a Widower," suggests in his first chapter that men are more likely to seek out new relationships to fill the void left by their spouses before they've fully emerged from the grieving process. Keep this in mind to help understand your man as he works through his emotions.