13 Men Reveal The One Thing They Miss Most About Their Ex

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1. She understood me better than anyone else. “She knew my likes and dislikes, my weird habits, my moods and just who I am in general. It was easy with her because I never had to explain myself to her. I miss just being able to be myself without having to be politically correct.”
Alex, 24

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2. She was so much fun. “She was so positive and up for anything. She was very spontaneous too; we would take last-minute trips and crash weddings and birthday parties. It was crazy but it definitely kept the thrill in the relationship alive. I liked the element of surprise and not knowing what crazy thing she is planning to do next.”
Tom, 28

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3. She was very nurturing. “She was very kind and nurturing. She would always take care of me, cook for me and move things around the apartment to make it look spotless. I definitely miss being spoiled like that – she was a very giving person, I think she had some sort of radar that made her sense who needs what and then give it to them.”
Paul, 27

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4. She kept me grounded. “When I would act crazy or irrational, she knew how to keep me calm and had a way of soothing me. I have a bad temper so she would always tell me what I need to hear to keep me in check. It’s hard for me to find that now in any other girl honestly, very few girls are willing to put up with me.”
David, 30

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5. She was smart and witty. “It was really impressive how smart she was and how knowledgeable she was. It was easy to take her anywhere and count on her to be part of any and every conversation; politics, sports, geography and pretty much any topic you can think of. It was definitely refreshing to be able to have someone who is so well spoken and knowledgeable – made me feel special.”
Ryan, 28

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6. She was tough. “I like how she challenged me. She didn’t always agree with me and she knew when to put her foot down, I like that she loved me but didn’t let me get away with everything. I’m used to girls who just let me do whatever I want so it was refreshing to hear the word ‘no.’”
Marc, 32

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7. She comforted me like no other. “It was a bad time in my life and I don’t know if I would’ve survived it without her. She made me believe in myself and lifted me up every time I was down. She saw me at my worst and still loved me. That’s just priceless.”
— Anthony, 25

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8. She pushed me to succeed. “She was the one who pushed me to move to another city for a better job even though it affected our relationship but she truly wanted to see me succeed and always told me that my career should be my focus. She was very understanding and supportive and never made me feel like I wasn’t being a good boyfriend because I was working too much.”
— Damien, 32

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9. She was my buddy. “I loved how chill she was, she was more like my buddy. I enjoyed having a beautiful girl as my girlfriend and my best friend too. We would even sometimes wrestle each other just for fun. She was definitely the coolest girl I’ve ever been with.”
— Nate, 26

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10. She never held grudges. “We used to fight a lot but she never resented me for these fights or held any grudges. As soon as I apologized we would go back to normal. It was such a good quality because we knew how to get over our fights quickly and enjoy our time together.”
Mike, 25

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11. She was bossy. “She was a fitness trainer so she’s just used to telling people what to do. I liked her taking the lead most of the time, it gave me peace of mind and gave me a break from doing all the ‘effort’ in the relationship. I enjoyed taking the back seat for a change.”
Travis, 27

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12. She fought for me. “She’s the one who pursued me and kept fighting for me until she got me. I liked that she didn’t take no for an answer and was confident that she wanted me, she also kept doing that even after we got together. She was feisty and she made sure everyone knew that. I loved that she wasn’t passive with me or the relationship.”
Joe, 24

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13. She was family oriented. “She was so loving and caring and was always taking care of her family; her mom, her dad, her younger brother and her cousins. She felt their pain and they would go to her whenever they had a problem. It was really endearing to be with someone who is willing to do anything for her loved ones because I knew she would do the same for me.”
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