However, Walsh noted that a guy who's still stuck on his ex might try to keep you from going to events or seeing people who also know his ex.Trombetti adds that you really need to watch out if the ex continues to play the role his best gal pal."Beware if she is the first person he calls when something good happens, like a promotion at work, or when he just needs to talk," she warned.
Try this experiment to see Past relationship wounds can still sting, but the feelings we have about those former partners should ebb over time, according to Wendy Walsh, Ph. "Some guys have physically broken up, yet haven't emotionally let go and they stay connected through conflict," she said."So if he's still talking about the bad things she did in the past, he's trying to remind himself that he’s not still in love with her — because he is still in love with her." It's normal to be sad about a breakup, but not after you're in another relationship.RELATED: 20 signs your relationship is going nowhere fast (sorry) Sure, it may be nice to hear that you're so much more amazing than your guy's ex, but if he's really over her, he wouldn't find the need to make such associations, Walsh said."If you find him musing about how great you are and so much better than his ex — in bed, in the kitchen, at sports — then he's probably actually pining for her, yet trying to convince himself that you are his future." When you're in a relationship with someone, you should want to share your whole world with them — and old friends are a big part of that.
You deserve a guy who's 100 percent focused on you, not his last girlfriend, so to help you determine whether or not he has actually moved on (and whether you should), here are nine signs that a guy could be still hanging on to his ex.Trombetti says that a guy who constantly talks about his ex is probably still hung up on her.