is it about these mysterious women that my curiosity finds so irresistible? These are some thoughts that I have compiled over the years: 1. I hate ex-girlfriends. Curious cat is a Q&A social network that allows you to connect with your followers and know new people. 26 Dec Why does this work in getting back together with an ex-girlfriend? For instance, I've also read love-advice articles that recommend minimizing or cutting off contact with an ex as a means of getting over them. Everyone wants what they cannot have if they think you are getting.