9 Reasons Your Boyfriend Talks about His Ex

5. His ex-girlfriend was his first love so he wants his girlfriend to know about her

“Your first love forms the foundation, so I think this will help my girlfriend understand how I approach romance.” Guys talk about their exes because they want their girlfriends to know about their first loves. This will make you want to cover your ears, but you could also counter this by talking about your own first love.