Miss someone? Maybe you shouldn’t.
After all, there are some signs that the guy you miss dearly doesn’t reciprocate those feelings at all.
If you’re wondering, here are the honest signs he doesn’t miss you!
1) He never calls you
This is a pretty obvious one.
If he’s never even called you, it’s probably because he’s not feeling the need to.
That doesn’t mean he would rather not speak to you or that he’s busy, just that he’s not compelled to do so.
If you and he used to talk all the time and suddenly he’s stopped calling you and returning your calls, that might be a sign that he’s just not that interested anymore.
Again, it could also be a sign that he’s not interested and has never been, but it’s worth checking in with that person to see if there’s a reason why he’s not talking to you anymore.
Maybe he’s dealing with some personal stuff, or maybe he just doesn’t want to talk on the phone as often.
It could be anything. But if he never initiates a call, it’s a sign he doesn’t miss you.
Now: you don’t want to seem desperate and keep reaching out to him, of course, but if you talked on the phone even after the breakup, I think it’s valid to check up on him from time to time.
If you don’t hear back from him, it’s not a complete sign he doesn’t miss you.
It’s more of a sign that he might not have the energy to reach out to you right now, but as long as there are no other signs that he doesn’t miss you or isn’t interested in pursuing a relationship with you, I think it’s okay to check up on him from time to time.
Now, if you never talked all that much after the breakup and he stops calling you completely, it’s probably a good idea to let him go.
Sometimes, guys will just fade out of your life to make things a bit easier and then disappear. If he does it, you might as well let him go.
2) He doesn’t pay any attention to you when you meet him randomly
If you two used to be really close and then you guys just drift apart, it could be because he’s not that interested in keeping in touch.
If he doesn’t notice you when you meet or doesn’t pay attention, it’s a sign he doesn’t miss you.
It could be that he just isn’t that interested in seeing you, or maybe he’s just so caught up in his own life that he doesn’t even notice you when you’re right there in front of him.
You see, sometimes, if your social circles mix, you might see this guy randomly at a bar or somewhere.
How does he act around you? Does he not really pay any attention to you? In that case, it could be a sign that he doesn’t miss you.
He might have his own life and just doesn’t really care about you that much anymore.
If he’s always too busy to meet you, or if he’s always got something else going on, it’s a sign that he doesn’t miss you.
If you two were really close before, it might be worth checking in with him to see what’s up. See if there’s something going on that’s making him too busy to meet up with you.
But honestly, remember your worth when this happens to you.
There is almost nothing ruder than being completely dismissed or ignored by someone you once cared about.
You deserve to be treated with respect.
I think it’s good to check up on him, but you need to check up in a way that doesn’t make him feel like you’re desperate or clingy.
If he doesn’t want to talk to or see you, you should let him go, but don’t let this happen again.
3) He barely even responds to your messages
If you’ve sent a friend a text or a message and they never respond, you might assume they’re just busy.
But if you send a guy you’ve broken up with a message or a text and they barely even respond, it’s a sign that they don’t miss you.
If you and he used to be very close, but now he barely responds to your texts, even when they’re totally casual and lighthearted, it’s a hallmark sign that he doesn’t miss you.
Again, it could be that he’s just so busy that he’s not responding to anyone.
However, if he used to talk to you all the time, but now he never responds to anything you send him, it’s a bit trickier.
If he’s completely ignoring your calls, texts, and emails, it’s a clear sign that he doesn’t want to talk to you anymore.
You see, when he’s not responding at all, it’s a clear sign that he doesn’t miss you.
It could also be if he misses you but isn’t interested in being friends anymore.
If that’s the case, it would probably make sense for him not to talk to you anymore if he wasn’t interested in being friends.
After all, for what would he entertain that conversation?
I mean, I know this is hard to hear, but maybe he is doing you a favor by not replying, he’s giving you an opportunity to move on cold turkey.
Think about it: if you’re broken up and he’s not interested in being friends, what good would it do for him to keep entertaining texts and calls with you?
This is just my opinion though so don’t take it too seriously!
But I think if someone is ignoring your calls or texts after a breakup because they’re busy with their own life, they probably don’t want anything more to do with you anymore.
4) You don’t bring out his inner hero
This sounds weird, but if you still bring out a guy’s inner hero, he probably misses you a lot.
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5) From his side, there is no initiation of contact
If you two were really close before, and now you barely hear from him, it’s a sign that he doesn’t miss you.
Again, it could be that he’s just so busy that he’s not checking in with anyone.
If you want to talk to him but you don’t initiate the contact because you’re worried about coming off as too pushy, it’s fine to send him a quick text or message saying hi.
But he’s not missing you if you don’t hear from him.
If you two used to talk all the time, but now you’re just waiting for him to get in touch, it could be a sign that he doesn’t miss you.
Again, it could be that he’s just so busy that he’s not checking in with anyone.
However, if he was truly interested in keeping up contact, he could shoot you a quick message back, it’s not like we aren’t all on our phones while we go to the bathroom or have them on us 24/7.
You see, no matter how busy you are, he can always find a few minutes to reply to your text or message.
So, if you don’t hear back from him, do yourself a favor and let this man go.
The thing is, the more texts you send without him replying, the more and more desperate you come across.
When you’re really desperate, you just make yourself look more and more pathetic.
And the worst part of it all?
When you make yourself look like a desperate, pathetic person, he’s even less likely to respond to your texts.
So, if you want to keep in contact with him after the breakup it’s best to just wait for him to get in touch with you.
You see, as a woman, you deserve to be chased. You don’t chase, you are magnetic and you attract men into your life.
Now, if a guy isn’t giving you any more hints as to wanting to be in touch with you, that’s your cue to move on.
You will not chase him, as that won’t work, it’ll just do the exact opposite.
6) He avoids situations where he knows he’ll see you
If you two were really close before, and now he’s avoiding your social circle or events you’re at because he knows he’ll see you, it’s a sign that he doesn’t miss you.
He might be avoiding you because he’s not comfortable talking to you, or he might be doing it because he knows that if he talks to you, he might make you think that there is still something between you two.
If he was really into you, he wouldn’t avoid seeing you. He’d want to be around you as much as possible. He’d want to catch up and see how you’re doing.
If he doesn’t even want to see you, it means he doesn’t miss you.
Now: this one is not always a 100% sign that he doesn’t miss you.
You see, sometimes, when a guy is heartbroken he will avoid the woman who broke his heart at all costs because he doesn’t want to talk about her, or he wants to avoid her being in his life.
He might also not want to see you because he’s ashamed of how his relationship with you ended, or because he’s trying to move on from the breakup and doesn’t want to be reminded of it.
Maybe he is still heartbroken and seeing you hurts him too much because he is reminded of how much he misses you in his life.
So, if you catch him avoiding situations or people where he knows he’ll see you, that’s a sign that something is wrong.
But unless you spot some of these other signs, it’s not a guarantee he doesn’t miss you!
7) He’s dismissive of you when you talk
If you and a guy used to be really close and you guys just kind of drifted apart, you might wonder if he’s still interested in you.
If he’s dismissive to you when you talk, it’s a sign that he doesn’t miss you.
He might be dismissive because he’s not interested in what you have to say, or maybe he’s just not that interested in talking to you anymore.
If you and he were really close before, and now you guys barely talk, it might be because he’s not that interested in keeping in touch.
When you do talk, he’s not that interested in what you have to say.
I know, this is a realization that probably really hurts, and I’m sorry you have to deal with that.
But if you really care about this guy, you’ll have to be okay with it.
It’s better to know that than to wonder what’s going on if he isn’t still interested in talking to you.
And my honest opinion?
If a guy is dismissive of you and doesn’t care about what you have to say, then that’s not a guy you want in your life, anyways!
Think about it, you deserve to be with someone who is glued to your every word, who wants to hear about your life, and who wants to be with you!
And the guy who is dismissive of you, cuts you short, or keeps your conversations to a minimum is just not it, I’m sorry.
If you still feel like chasing him and getting attention from him, I invite you to ask yourself why.
There is no judgment here, but analyze your own behavior and see if you can find a reason why it’s still so important to you.
Maybe the reason is that you are scared and want him to reassure you that he still cares about you.
But the sad reality is that if he doesn’t miss you, then he’s not going to reassure you of anything!
Maybe this guy just isn’t into being in a relationship anymore.
Maybe he’s been hurt so many times in relationships before, that now he has no desire to get back into another one.
Or maybe there was always something shady about this guy and now that you know the truth, it only makes sense why this guy isn’t interested in being with anyone anymore.
Either way, it often boils down to how much you love and respect yourself. Because trust me, if you do, you won’t be chasing a guy who is dismissive of you.
You’ll just be happy that you’re no longer wasting your time on a guy who doesn’t care about you, and you won’t have to worry about him being dismissive of you anymore.
So if you still don’t get it, and this guy is still dismissive of you, then I suggest that you ask yourself why.
Why are you still chasing after this guy?
8) He gave you your things back and wants his
If a guy was interested in you and wanted to keep your stuff to have a memory or an excuse to see you, he’d keep it.
He wouldn’t give it back to you.
But if he gives you your stuff back and wants his, it’s a sign that he wants to move on from you.
You’re just in the way of him getting his stuff back. If a guy has been seeing you and he gives you your things back, it’s because he wants you to leave and stop hanging around.
He doesn’t miss you.
If a guy was still into you, he wouldn’t bring the stuff back to you.
He’d want to keep it because it would remind him of you. But if a guy wants you out of his life and not in his life anymore, he would give you back your things and want his things back.
Think about it: he’s making a clean cut.
No more ties to you or what you had.
He wants to move on.
Now: sometimes, wanting his things back can be an excuse to see an ex-partner again, so from time to time, this sign means the complete opposite.
However, then he would probably ask for something of his and then a few days or weeks later mention that he still has something from you.
He wouldn’t want to do it all at once and cut all remaining ties.
He’d want to do it in small steps.
So, if he’s giving you your stuff back and wants his stuff back, it’s because he wants to move on.
9) He looks amazing and like he’s thriving
If a guy was missing you desperately, you’d probably notice.
He wouldn’t be living his life, glowing, and thriving, looking happier than ever before.
You see, some people really glow up after a breakup, and that’s usually the people who don’t really miss their ex all that much.
That’s because sometimes, a relationship can put a strain on a person’s life and make them feel like they’re not doing well.
So, if a guy looks amazing and like he’s thriving after a breakup, it means that he’s actually doing great with his life.
He’s just fine without you.
If that is the case, ask yourself how you are doing, honestly.
Without the attachment to this guy, are you in a healthier mental space right now?
Or are you still feeling the same way you did when you were in the relationship?
If so, then maybe see how you can also thrive after this breakup and what you can do to get the most out of this situation.
But if he’s not doing great without you and it’s obvious, then he might be missing you.
And that means he wants to see you again.
Now, if you want to thrive after a breakup, you will have to focus more on yourself.
You see, there is no point in putting all your focus on someone who doesn’t even miss you.
Once you focus on yourself, you will notice that all things will fall into place and you will thrive.
So, take some time to take care of yourself physically, mentally, and spiritually.
This is important, as all these levels are crucial for a happy and healthy relationship.
This is where you will find the love and happiness you want after a breakup.
10) None of his friends or family talk to you anymore
If a guy was interested in you, he’d want to introduce you to his friends and family.
He’d want them to know and like you. He’d want you to be a part of his life and social circle.
Usually, after a breakup, his friends and family would still be a little bit in contact if they know that he misses you dearly.
But if you can’t get a hold of his friends or his family and they won’t talk to you, it’s a sign that he doesn’t miss you.
He’s just not interested in talking to you. If a guy was interested in you and wanted you in his life, his friends and family would talk to you.
They would want to catch up with you.
But if they’ve just cut you off and refuse to talk to you, it means that he probably talked to them about his feelings and doesn’t want to be with you anymore.
I know, that sounds a bit harsh, but friends and family usually act with you in a way that they know would be okay for your ex.
So, cutting off contact completely is a pretty surefire way to tell that he doesn’t miss you anymore.
I mentioned this fascinating concept earlier: the hero instinct. When a man’s inner hero is triggered, he’s more likely to miss you after a breakup.
Just by knowing the right things to say to him, you’ll open a part of him that no woman has ever reached before.
And the best way to do so is by watching this free video by James Bauer. In it, he’ll reveal simple phrases and texts you can use to make your man truly yours.
Here’s a link to the excellent video again.
11) He’s getting on with his life
Many people spend ages after a breakup moping around and feeling sorry for themselves.
But if a guy is not really into you and he’s moving on, then he will show that.
He will be moving on and focusing on the future, not the past.
And of course, he will be enjoying life and being happy that he has you out of his life.
If he’s not doing this, then he might still be sad about what happened between you two and doesn’t want to move on.
However, if the breakup was fairly recent and you see him really living his life, chasing his goals, and perhaps even being with other women, there’s a good chance he does not miss you at all.
In fact, he might be glad you’re out of his life.
Now, I will say that sometimes, a guy being overly happy after a breakup and hooking up with tons of women can just mean that he is trying his best to drown out the thought of you and actually misses you dearly.
You see, some people don’t deal with their emotions, they try to move on and forget about them.
And then when they do meet another person, they act as if they’ve never been in love before and just go with the flow.
But if he’s acting like this, there’s a good chance that he still misses you. He just doesn’t want to admit it.
The thing is, unless you deal with your emotions head-on, you will be carrying them with you for a really long time before actually getting over them.
So, the best thing to do in that situation is to just face your feelings. Sit with them and let them go.
And if you want to date someone else, then by all means go ahead. Just don’t do it in secret and let your ex think that you’re still hung up on him.
And if you do want to date someone else because you finally feel ready, then go for it and live your life, but be very careful to not use it as a distraction from your feelings.
12) He’s never checking up on you
If a guy wanted to be with you, then he would still try to contact you, at least from time to time.
He would try to contact you just so that he could hear your voice or see your face once in a while.
He might even send texts and messages just so that he could say hi or ask you what’s going on in your life.
But if he’s been a bit cold since the breakup and not contacting you at all, then it means that maybe something happened and he simply doesn’t miss you anymore.
You see, if a guy really misses someone, he will most probably check up on them eventually, even if it’s just a “Hey, how’ve you been?” text.
Now: in my own experience, we sometimes write texts like that when we are feeling nostalgic about a time with someone, but the text doesn’t always indicate we want to get back together with that person or anything like that.
So, even if he does reach out, he might miss you but not want to get back into a relationship with you.
13) He doesn’t invite you places anymore
This is one of the most obvious ones too.
If your ex-boyfriend has stopped inviting you places and hanging out with you, there’s probably some reason for it and it might be pretty obvious.
Maybe he just doesn’t want to hang out with you anymore or maybe he feels like his personal space is no longer up for grabs since the breakup.
However, if your ex-boyfriend has stopped inviting you with his friends over and hanging out with them often, that could be a sign he’s not feeling the need to see you anymore either.
Now: to some degree, this can actually be pretty healthy.
You see, seeing your ex a lot after a breakup is not always the best possible way to go about a situation, as it makes it a lot harder to move on.
So, if he doesn’t invite you to things anymore, he probably doesn’t miss you, but he might also just be trying to move on from you.
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15) He’s been acting like a jerk
If a guy was missing you and wanted to see you again, he’d probably be acting nicer than usual.
He wouldn’t be acting like a jerk or dodging your calls or just blowing you off for no reason.
It’s because sometimes, people are genuinely nice and want to see the person they’re missing even if it’s not in person.
And when they want to see that person, they act differently around that person.
They don’t act coldly, and they’re not rude to them at all.
That’s why if a guy is acting nice but still wants to see you again, it means he misses you.
However, if your ex is just being a jerk, being mean to you, dodging you, or dismissing you, those are all signs that you are no longer welcome with him.
16) He doesn’t react when you start dating someone
Okay, this one is a pretty obvious one.
Have you started dating other people? If you have and you know he found out about it over a picture on social media or common friends, but he didn’t react, he probably doesn’t miss you all that much.
You see, if he did, he would have some sort of reaction to you seeing other men, whether that’s getting jealous or inquiring about this new guy you’re seeing.
He would want to fight you for you, even if he could just be happy for you.
However, if your ex doesn’t care that you’re seeing other people, it means he probably doesn’t miss you all that much and it’s not worth fighting over.
It’s the same the other way around, as soon as you stop caring whether your ex is dating someone new, that’s when you know that you’ve moved on from him.
17) He blocked you on everything
Okay, this one is a bit painful. If a guy is truly over you and not missing you at all, he might have blocked you on all platforms.
This usually happens when he doesn’t want to hear from you and you’ve been texting or calling him a bit too much.
He doesn’t miss you and so he just cut off the contact.
Although, I gotta say that usually, blocking someone just means that you still have strong emotions about the breakup.
Think about it: once both parties have moved on, that’s usually when they can consider being friends again or just being on friendly terms.
Blocking someone means there is still a wound there, so maybe he does miss you, after all!
18) He doesn’t tell you about big life changes
This one is important.
You know how usually, this guy was the first person you’d run to when something big happened in your life because he was just the first person you wanted to tell?
It was probably the same the other way around.
Now, if something huge happens in his life and he doesn’t tell you, but you find out over mutual friends or something like that, it’s a clear sign that he doesn’t miss you.
You see, no matter if you broke up or not, if you are on somewhat friendly terms with an ex, you often let them know when you, for example, started a new job or decided to move abroad.
If he didn’t let you in on those big changes at all, there’s a chance he is not missing you, really.
19) He has a new partner
This next sign might hurt a bit, but if a guy has a new partner, he probably doesn’t think about you all that much anymore.
If he is still thinking about you and missing you, there’s a good chance he will let you know.
Trust me, this happened to me once and the guy almost immediately let me know how not over me he was and how his new relationship didn’t fulfill him at all.
So, if he wanted to, he would.
Or in other words, if he missed you, you’d probably know.
Sure, he might just be putting up an act in an attempt to make you believe he is over you, but chances are he’s not.
Okay, those were quite a lot of signs that this guy is just not that into you anymore.
Whatever you do, please think about how to show yourself the most love and respect in this situation.
The hardest pill to swallow is that if you don’t know whether he misses you or not, he probably doesn’t.
And if you still want him to miss you?
I touched on the hero instinct earlier – it’s the perfect remedy for the situation you’re facing.
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