9 Ways to Find Out the Things Your Boyfriend is Unhappy With, But Won’t Tell You

2. Make it easy for him to draw a comparison: “What am I doing wrong compared to your ex?”

“I was able to straightforwardly tell her the things I had been holding back!” Some guys felt that when a taboo on certain subjects was lifted, they were able to honestly express their dissatisfaction. Being compared to his ex can be pretty emotionally daunting, but if you really want to draw out his true feelings, it might be worth a shot.