Granted, this only applies to a relationship where you have a committed, exclusive relationship in the first place. If you’re in a relationship that’s clearly defined, exclusive and committed, then withdrawing in this context is different. If you say “Yes” to a man that tells you that he doesn’t want an exclusive relationship with you… for any reason… ANY reason… then you will always run into problems like this for as long as you’re together. If you start getting on his case (“Why didn’t you call?” “Why are you being so shady?”, etc.) he will feel trapped and suffocated and start pulling away.
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Ask yourself why you like this guy so much. What about him do you see that you lack in yourself? On the flip side, have you given him any hints/signs that you’re interested? Girls have subtle ways of doing this…find out what they are and do them! Perhaps even touch his arm when he flirts with you, etc.
He also mentioned yesterday that who knows,, maybe I meet someone on the corner and I will fall completely in love with this person and call him up and end it all with him, or maybe that can happen to him too. So I am on the other end of the line thinking, WTF? One minute you say you care for me, next you are telling me I might meet someone else and fall in love with? I am not understanding what is that he wants and what am I to him. He says I would not spend two hours on the phone talking with you If I did not like you.
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And I like him, A LOT. But I don’t know how to ask him why he held my hand, why he plays with my hair, why he always cracks jokes with me, if he really doesn’t feel anything. I have no idea if he likes me or not. If ANYONE took the time to read this, I love you.
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For us girls, we need to step back and look at the situation from the outside in at times because we can get a little ahead of ourselves. You put all your eggs in one basket so to speak, and your guy got a little weirded out after a while. It sounds to me like he was testing you to see if you were the needy kind of girl, and you didn’t pass. So he offered you friendship….maybe he was genuine and not testing you… we will never know. But for now, all you know is that this guy doesn’t want to be with you for whatever reason. You HAVE to think about it that way.
I mean no disrespect here but men are people too and they have the same range of emotions as we do. So if you were flakey and nonchalantly he could have taken that as rejection also. In both cases you got a definite answer. Hi Ashley, I know the pain and struggle. My ex and I were dating for a year and a few months and all of what was described in the article happened to me. He was all with me until out of nowhere he pulls out before being exclusive and goes MIA on me and then tells me he’s not ready for a relationship just yet etc etc.
Don’t take dating advice from everyone, but when it’s obvious to all of them, it’s probably true. If other coworkers tell you that this girl likes you, they are probably right. If she talks to other coworkers about how amazing you are, that’s another great sign. You are officially armed with 22 signs to look out for at your workplace. Just remember, if you’re noticing only one or two of these signals, it may just be a friendly interaction.
But, in my case, it was happening in the marriage already. At least now I am doing it in peace. I may be tired at the end if the day, but I know pure joy. I’ll take that any day over an “easier” existence with my ex.
He did the same when we started text lots, made calls and then we cuddled one time and then he backs off a week after. I was in some emotional distress in one area of my life and I tend to be needy and must have pissed him off. It was also when we cuddled that made me so attached https://thedatingpros.com/ to him as I thought it was already one sign that he likes me. I was also sick of thinking of the whole thing and him backing off so there was a time that I blurted out that I do like him more than a friend. He replied he was sorry to have led me to think that way.
That mentality will only make you LESS desireable, and they can sniff your insecurity if you felt that way. You shed a lot of light on my current situation and helped to keep me from freaking out over my guy recently going MIA. I know the saying the perdictor of future behavior is past behavior but we all live and learn. I most definitely will take my time with him because I refuse to go back to drama. I am not dating anyone at the moment but I will not turn down a date just because he and I may see each other from time to time.
Based on the reader’s question in this article, we spoke about how a relationship can start off great but then hit the brakes later if it’s a guy who doesn’t want a relationship. That scenario routes back to the root problem that the guy doesn’t want a relationship and his “withdrawing” is just a symptom of the real problem. She is now apparently moving into my former home with him along with her 2 kids (did I mention she is not even divorced yet?).