you haven’t seen him in a while, his texts or calls are shorter and less frequent, and you can just feel it in your gut that something is amiss.
If you ask him what’s going on and why he’s being this way, he might come right out and say he needs some space (which does nothing to assuage your mounting anxiety), or he might say something to indicate it in an indirect way, like he needs to focus on work right now, or he’s really stressed, or he thinks you should be spending some time focusing on yourself.
I think rules treat the symptoms, not the disease, but that’s a tangent for a different time!
Even worse, he may pretend like everything is totally normal, making you feel crazy, even though you know you’re not crazy and something is just not right here!
[Click here to keep reading…] If you’ve read any of my articles or books you know I’m not a fan of rules when it comes to relationships.
Few things are as frightening or nerve-wracking as a man needing space.
Maybe he comes right out and tells you he needs some space, or maybe you notice he’s backing away …
"Be careful what you text or email to each other, not just because Steve in accounting might fall off his chair when he mistakenly receives it — but also because it could ultimately be used as evidence in a legal case in termination or sexual harassment," she warns. Consider what you'd want to do if things do work out.