9 Reasons Your Boyfriend Talks about His Ex

8. He hopes his girlfriend will be better than his ex-girlfriend

“I want her to be the best girlfriend I’ve ever had. I say good things about my ex, and I hope my girlfriend will be even better.” Some guys talk about their exes because they want you to be even more amazing than their exes. If you don’t agree with your boyfriend, you could ask him, “Would you genuinely accept this if you were put in my position?”