Sometimes, the signs he doesn’t want to talk to you anymore can be hard to spot.
If you’ve ever asked yourself: “How do I know if he doesn’t want to talk to me anymore?”
You’ve come to the right place.
Here are 15 definite signs that he doesn’t want to talk to you anymore, what they mean, and how they can be fixed so your relationship can continue on its healthy trajectory.
1) He’s constantly late to meet up with you
This is the WORST sign of all.
The words “time” and “late” are often used together.
This means he doesn’t want to talk to you anymore.
When you and your guy have plans to go out, or even stay in, he’s always late.
Even worse, he’ll cancel at the last minute because something “came up.”
This behavior could mean he is losing interest, he’s either avoiding you, is too busy, or just doesn’t want to be around you.
2) He doesn’t respond when you try to make plans with him
This is the second worst sign he doesn’t want to talk to you anymore.
What do we mean?
The simple truth is when a guy is interested in you, he’s all about plans.
He wants to take you out on dates and do fun things with you.
If you and your guy were planning to go out or do something together and he doesn’t respond, it means he’s not interested in you anymore, or he just doesn’t want to be around you.
It also means he’s not interested in making plans with you because he’s really busy and you’re less important.
3) He says he’s not in the mood to talk
This is another terrible sign he doesn’t want to talk to you anymore.
Traditionally, this means he is upset about something.
You may think something bad has happened between the two of you and ask why he’s upset or tell him it’s okay if something happened.
He may say he’s not in the mood to talk or just wants to be left alone.
This means that even if you do want to discuss what’s going on, he doesn’t want to talk about it.
What can you do about it?
If you want your relationship with him to stay healthy and happy, this needs to be fixed as soon as possible.
4) He stops texting you first
The fourth definite sign your guy doesn’t want to talk to you anymore is when he stops texting you first.
If you notice that your guy used to text you first, but now, he always waits for you to make the first move, this is a definite sign he doesn’t want to talk to you anymore.
He isn’t texting you because he’s not interested in being with you anymore, or he doesn’t want to be bothered by talking to you so much.
Also, if there are times when you send him text messages and he takes days or even weeks before responding, this is another warning sign.
5) He responds but with short or one-worded answers
Another definite sign of your guy not wanting to talk to you anymore is when he responds with short or one-worded answers.
If he seems tired, it’s normal to him that you ask about what’s new and talk about plans for the future.
However, if his response is short or one worded, this could be a sign that something is wrong.
He doesn’t want to talk because he doesn’t care enough about the two of you, or he simply doesn’t want to listen or respond.
6) He won’t let you see his friends or meet his friends
The sixth definite sign he doesn’t want to talk to you anymore is that he won’t let you meet his friends.
If you’ve been dating for a while and your guy refuses to introduce you to any of his friends, this means he’s hiding something.
Or it means he doesn’t want anyone else knowing about the two of you.
This is not a good sign. If he’s not willing to share this part of his life with you, it could mean that the relationship isn’t working out between the two of you.
I know you hurt and you always ask yourself why he treats you like this?
I’ve been here before.
You may even be tempted to throw in the towel and give up on love.
I want to suggest doing something different.
It’s something I learned from the world-renowned shaman Rudá Iandê. He taught me that the way to find love and intimacy is not what we have been culturally conditioned to believe.
As Rudá explains in this mind blowing free video, many of us chase love in a toxic way because we’re not taught how to love ourselves first.
So, if you want to solve your problem, I’d recommend starting with yourself first and taking Rudá’s incredible advice.
7) He asks for space or “time”
Another way he might tell you he doesn’t want to talk to you anymore is by asking you for space.
This can mean a few things.
First, your guy may be trying to test how much contact you want with him.
If he gradually lets more and more time pass between seeing or talking with you, this is a sign that your relationship is in trouble.
If this happens, let him know that he shouldn’t take so much “space” and that it’s okay to be around each other during the week.
Second, he may be trying to give you space or distance from him.
He just wants to be “alone” for a little while before he and you can get back together.
When he does this, tell him that’s fine but you are the only one who decides when and if he can see you again.
8) He’s more into his phone than you
If you notice that your guy is more into his phone than being in the moment with you on a date or hanging out with you, this is another sign he doesn’t want to talk to you anymore.
The phone thing is a big sign because it means he’s not paying attention to you.
He’s not seeing what you are doing or how beautiful you look, which means he’s getting bored of being with you.
9) He always has an excuse to not meet up
When your guy always has a reason for why he can’t go out on a date or do something fun with you, this is another definite sign he doesn’t want to talk to you anymore.
If you’re constantly trying to get him to go out with you, but he always seems unavailable or has some other reason why he can’t, it means something is wrong.
Always having an excuse to not meet up with you is a major red flag that your relationship might be in trouble.
10) He stops cuddling with you or holding your hand
If you notice that he used to cuddle and be close with you, but now, he’s pulling away more and more, this is a definite sign that he doesn’t want to talk to you anymore.
When a guy is interested in you, he wants to show you physical affection (like cuddling).
If your guy is pulling away from you because he doesn’t want to be bothered by holding your hand or being close with you anymore, this is definitely a warning sign.
11) He never wants to talk about the future
The seventh definite sign that your guy doesn’t want to talk to you anymore is when he no longer wants to talk about the future.
When you’re talking about the future and starting a new life together, he’s usually extremely excited.
If he does not want to talk about the future, it means he is getting ready to break up with you or is planning on breaking your relationship off.
12) He’s always “too busy”
Another definite sign he doesn’t want to talk to you anymore is when he’s always “too busy.”
If your guy says he’s “too busy” (with something or someone else) to talk, hang out with you, or do anything with you, this is another big red flag.
Don’t listen to him if he tries to tell you that his job is keeping him too busy.
This is yet another excuse that means he doesn’t want to talk to you anymore.
13) You feel like there’s a wall between you two
When you feel like there’s a wall between the two of you, and he’s not interested in opening up to you, this is a sign he doesn’t want to talk to you anymore.
He may not show it all the time, but there is a wall there.
And it’s a wall that could separate you from reaching your potential relationship goals.
You want to know what he thinks, but he never tells you anything.
It’s possible that he is feeling overwhelmed with his feelings for you and feels like it’s getting harder and harder to open up.
14) He’s avoiding or being secretive about his phone
This is another sign he doesn’t want to talk to you anymore. The more he avoids you, the less interested he becomes in being around you or talking to you.
You may ask him what’s going on and he may keep his phone away from your sight or just look uncomfortable when you ask about it.
He doesn’t want to talk about it because there’s a problem in your relationship and he doesn’t want you asking anymore.
15) He’s not as into you in person as he is over the phone
When you’re on the phone with him, sharing something funny or personal, and he seems interested, that’s great!
But once you’re together in person and it’s time to hang out and talk, he doesn’t seem as invested.
He may start to check his phone or look around a lot like he’s bored.
If this happens when you’re talking to him in person repeatedly, it could mean he doesn’t want to talk to you anymore.
What should you do?
Listen to the signs.
It’s important to listen to what your guy is telling you and acting on it.
1) Don’t ask him what he wants or what you can do
Letting him figure out his own problems on his own is the best way for your relationship to get better.
This will show him that he can come to you and talk about this whenever he needs to.
Your guy will feel closer to you when he realizes that.
2) Don’t threaten him or try to change his mind
When you start threatening him by saying, “You will talk to me,” he knows you are trying to prevent him from doing something that doesn’t need to be done.
Pretending to be angry doesn’t work and neither does getting mad or being argumentative with your guy when he says he doesn’t want to talk anymore.
You can pretend but only if it’s a joke, not an attempt at manipulation.
3) Get more support
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4) Be patient
This is very hard for some people to do, but when something upsets you, always stay calm and cool.
If your partner starts backing away from the relationship or suddenly stops talking to you at all, stay calm in order to not make things worse.
You can nurture the relationship over time if you act cool and non-threatening at first.
5) Ask questions
Be open-minded and ask him what’s up. You want to understand why he’s not talking to you, so ask him honestly and gently.
If he admits that he doesn’t want to talk to you anymore, he will at some point start talking to you again.
And if that doesn’t work, get in touch with a coach like I did!
6) Focus on yourself
If your guy is showing a lack of interest in talking to you, don’t worry about him and focus on your own life instead.
Remember that you will feel better when you focus on yourself and not him or the problems in your relationship because it’s hard to deal with both at the same time.
Too many people waste energy on their partner’s behavior and the results of that behavior.
You don’t want to let your thoughts keep you up at night or make you second-guess yourself or worry about him all day long!
If you focus on yourself and what you’re doing, it’s easier to let go of your worries.
7) Give it time (but stay in touch)
I know that it’s easy to feel like two weeks or a month is forever when you’ve been dating someone for a while.
But it really isn’t and the best thing to do is just wait it out.
It’s better to wait than force him to talk to you if he doesn’t want to talk anymore.
If he doesn’t want anything more than friendship, he will tell you once he’s ready because he won’t want to lie to you about his feelings.
Sometimes fights happen between couples, but if he’s always giving excuses for not talking to you, it could be time for him to break up with you.
You will feel better when you’re no longer in a toxic relationship that doesn’t want to talk with each other anymore.
The best advice I can give you is to read everything and anything you can about learning how to notice signs of a breakup. And if my tips don’t work, get in touch with a coach like I did!
The coach I spoke to at Relationship Hero quickly broke down the walls I’d built up in my relationship and helped me understand more about my relationship.
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