When Your Man’s Ex Won’t Go Away!

Honestly, I have no idea why ex’s come back into the picture (especially when they know the guy is now dating YOU).

Women who do this are manipulative, selfish, and just plain crazy!

Harsh words I know, but I have seen this over and over (and experienced it several times too)… I start dating a great guy and then suddenly his ex is calling him every five minutes to tell him how much she loves and misses him (even though he has made it perfectly clear that they are never going to date again)!

Here are a tips for all the women who are guilty of doing these things:
Usually when a relationship ends, there are sound reasons for it ending! When a guy tells you that the relationship is over, deal with it.

Why would you want to be with someone who doesn’t want you?

Stalking a guy by calling, texting, and emailing him day and night are not the ways to win a guy over… When women act crazy like this, guys are more inclined to alert the police than they are to propose.

Sometimes women get crazy thoughts in their head. They think that they will win their ex back and they become mean and stalkerish. But ladies I have to tell you something, this doesn’t work.

Guys don’t want to marry crazy, desperate women who insult, lie, and gossip about them or their current girlfriend!

And I don’t care how many times you call, email or hang out with his mother, this doesn’t help convince him that you are the one for him… it just scares him!

I am convinced that the girls who participate in these crazy stalkerish behaviors are deeply hurt and in their pain they hurt others.

Q: As a woman dating a great guy whose ex is acting like I just described, what do you do?

A: If you are really trusting God to protect you and bless you as you walk uprightly, then continue to glorify Him. Don’t worry about what the ex says about you or to your boyfriend.  God is protecting you, and if that guy is not the one for you and decides to go back with his ex; praise God you found this out sooner rather than later.

To ensure that your life doesn’t mirror the characters on “The Hills,” instead of getting even, pulling her hair out, or trying to turn everyone against her… Pray.

Pray for that girl and your man. Pray for wisdom, love, and kindness to be the fruit that pours out of you. 

Speak the truth in love.

In other words, be a lady, not a game player. Encourage your man to set up healthy boundaries with his ex. With women like this, any form of attention (even when the guy answers the phone upset or irritated), it still gives the girl hope.

The man in this situation needs to be bold, speak the truth in love, establish healthy boundaries, and stick to them. Once he has clearly communicated with his ex that their is no way they are getting back together and he asks her to stop calling, his job is to stick to what he said.  When she calls, texts, or emails, he needs to ignore her.  I am convinced that this is one of the best ways to help an ex-girlfriend go away.

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About Lindsey Isham

Lindsey Isham has been working with singles for over thirteen years and has traveled nationwide, speaking to audiences ranging from junior high girls to collegiate women about relationships and sexual purity.

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