18 Things a Man Will Say When He’s Beginning To Lose Interest in You

Navigating relationships is like trying to decipher Morse code without a handbook. Sometimes, though, the signs are as clear as a billboard in Times Square. If you start hearing these 18 lines, it might be a clue to what’s lurking behind those charming glances.

“You Haven’t Met My Twin, Right?”

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Really? Funnily enough, this twin never appeared in any family photos or stories before. Well, maybe it’s time for you to find an interest in someone more genuine. Perhaps his elusive triplet, who’s undoubtedly more mature.

“I Need Space…Like, Astronaut-Level Space”

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Yes, everyone needs a little space now and then, but when he’s talking about needing distances like that, it’s a tad excessive. If he’s hinting at needing a decade-long interstellar voyage away from you, it might be time to find someone more down-to-earth.

“It’s Not You, It’s…My Aunt’s Cat?”

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Okay, we all have our commitments, even to our pets. But if he’s insinuating that his distant aunt’s tabby is the reason he’s not giving you time, it’s a bit of a stretch. I mean, how demanding can Mr. Whiskers be?

“Let’s Not Label Things”

You Cannot Save Someone From Themselves
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Remember when labeling was a simple task? Suddenly, he’s all anti-label when it comes to defining your relationship status. Is it really the “boyfriend-girlfriend” tag that’s making him sneeze or is he just trying to sidestep commitment?

“You’re Just Too Good for Me”

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Don’t be fooled here. It might be his way of sweetly saying, “I can’t match your level.” Yes, you’re fabulous, and while it sounds flattering if he constantly feels out of your league, maybe you need to join a better game.

“Can We Talk About This Next Year?”

Communication Is Harder Than You Think
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Having foresight is great, planning ahead, even better. But if he’s pushing every conversation you initiate to some indefinite date in the future, he’s probably hoping you’ll forget.

“I Didn’t Get Your Text… For the 10th Time”

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Remember when missing one text was plausible? Yeah, those were the days. Unless he’s communicating through smoke signals or still using a rotary phone, it’s clear he’s probably screening more than just calls.

“I Think We Should See Other… Therapists”

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You both started couples therapy, hoping for a fresh perspective. Now suddenly, he believes your therapist is biased? Wants someone who “gets him better”? Well, maybe it’s not the therapist who needs changing, but his own perspective.

“My Mom Thinks We’re Rushing Things”

People Expecting You To Accept and Be OK With All Their Issues but Would Never Ever Accept 1_ of That From You
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Moms usually have a sixth sense about relationships. But if just last week she was planning your wedding colors and now feels you both are “rushing,” odds are he’s using her as a convenient scapegoat.

“I’m Bad at Expressing My Feelings…With Words or Actions”

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Communication is key, they say. But if he’s suddenly unable to convey anything with words, actions, hand gestures, or even a simple nod, you’re basically dating a mime. And unless you’re into interpretive dance, it’s hard to build a future on charades.

“I Need to Find Myself”

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A classic retreat tactic. Everyone needs self-reflection, but unless he’s embarking on a quest to Mordor or got lost in the supermarket aisles, it’s just an evasive maneuver. Maybe send him a map with a clear path leading away from playing games.

“My Fish Died, I Need Time”

Inconsistent Communication
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Pets hold a special place in our hearts, no doubt. That being said, if he’s been in mourning over a goldfish for an extended period, you might want to reconsider. Goldfish might have a memory span of seconds, but you deserve someone who remembers the important things.

“It’s a Guy Thing, You Wouldn’t Understand”

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Sure, some things might be guy-centric, but using this line often just feels like a lazy escape hatch. If he can’t explain his feelings without resorting to this, he might be hiding more than just “guy secrets.”

“Work Has Been Crazy!”

You Don’t Always Get Out What You Put Into Things
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When he’s consistently busier than a one-armed paperhanger and can’t find two minutes for a call, it’s less about work and more about priorities. Remember, Santa manages to travel the world in one night; your guy can surely spare a coffee break.

“I Forgot Our Plans…Again”

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Once you find every date feels like a game of memory match, and he’s always losing, the issue isn’t with his calendar app. Continuous forgetfulness might mean he’s got too much on his plate, and it’s not just spaghetti.

“You Deserve Better”

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It’s a magnanimous gesture, akin to a knight yielding his sword. However, when used too often, it feels more like he’s waving a white flag. If he truly believes you deserve better, maybe take a cue and aim higher.

“I Think You’re Misunderstanding Me”

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Clear communication is a relationship’s backbone. If he’s constantly making you feel like you’re misinterpreting his every word, it’s not just a dialogue disconnect. Either he’s speaking in riddles, or he’s trying to keep you in a perpetual state of confusion.

“Let’s Take a Break, Like Ross and Rachel”

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A friend’s reference is never a good sign when it comes to a mature adult relationship. And if he’s pushing for a “break,” ensure it doesn’t become a series finale. Life isn’t always scripted, though.

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