9 Ways You Might Accidentally Make Your Ex Think You Still Want Him

6. Tells him, “You still look good,” and other compliments

“If we haven’t seen each other for a while and she compliments me on how I look or something, it feels like she is reconfirming the things that first attracted her.” An innocent compliment can make a guy mistakenly assume that you are still just as attracted to him as you were while dating. Compliments themselves aren’t bad, but try making them slightly more bland and impersonal, e.g., “that shirt is nice,” to avoid giving the wrong impression.