7 Reasons Guys Take Their New Girlfriends to Places They Used to Go with Their Ex

2. This is where he usually goes on dates

Guys care about whether if they are “able to take charge” when they are planning where to go on a date. This is why some guys pick places they’ve been many times before, rather than choosing to go somewhere unfamiliar. This could explain why your boyfriend says something like, “I wanted to show you this view,” a tip-off that he’s been to the spot before.