Difference between ex-girlfriend and former girlfriend

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There is a difference between ex-girlfriend and former girlfriend. Unfortunately, nowadays few people maintain the distinction between these two expressions.

If you change girlfriends every two months, you will have several former girlfriends, but only one ex-girlfriend. The word ex should be used with the immediate past incumbent. In the other words, your ex-girlfriend is the one with whom you just broke up. All other girls you dated in the past are your former girlfriends.

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