9 Ways to Get a Guy to Be Interested in You When He’s Not over His Ex

3. Use your comforting character to get close to him

“It feels like I’m taking advantage of his weakness, but I can’t leave him alone when he’s feeling down…” You can take the high road by being kind to guys who have been hurt and saying things like, “If you need someone to talk to, I’m here for you.” He might reject you if you try to deepen your relationship too quickly, so be patient while he heals his wounds.