8 ways to forget about an ex even if you still love him

3. Get together with the girls and talk about all your complaints

“It’s a way to completely detox myself.” Talking about your feelings associated with your ex, both positive and negative, can be cleansing. Crying your heart out is another option, but just talking about your feelings can help refresh you. If it helps, you can also have your friends help you remember all his bad qualities.