Lame, lame, lame.
He’s not committing to you. He has a billion reasons of why he supposedly just doesn’t want to commit.
Some of these reasons may be valid, but either way, does he really care about you? You can’t tell. You sometimes think yes and sometimes think no. But he won’t commit and he’s not pushing the relationship further either.
It’s like you’re in a holding pattern: the train never moves forward. With all of his hesitancy, you wonder how to know if he’s ready to commit and where you stand with him.
One thing that must be true: he doesn’t love you. If he did love you, he’d figure out his issues or concerns and commit to you. So, what’s the best way to tell that he’s serious about you? If he doesn’t ever utter these 9 phrases. And if he does, you’re better off ending things.
If Your Man Utters Any Of These 9 Phrases, It’s Best For You To Part Ways
1. “I’m not ready.”
This is an oldie but goodie… not. He’ll say he’s not ready and, by chance, he may not be. He may really be traumatized from a breakup or divorce and not be able to give himself away, but this isn’t the case each time.
2. “I want to play the field still. Date around.”
Okay, keep those options open. He’ll tell you he wants to date around, but it also means that you aren’t the one for him… at least not right now. Maybe he’ll realize how special you are, or maybe not.
3. “I can’t make any promises.”
Sure, he likes you so he doesn’t want you to go anywhere, but he doesn’t love you enough to commit and settle down. So, he’ll see you and spend time with you but he won’t commit because he doesn’t want to make a promise that he can’t keep. You deserve better.
4. “I still want to see what is out there. Check out my options. I’m sorry.”
If he prattles on about how he’s not ready to settle down because he’ll lose options and he’s not ready to do that, it’s crappy, but he’s honest. So, in a way, he’s doing the right thing by not promising you something he won’t stick to. On the other hand, he’s playing you. Drop him and see if he rolls on back.
5. “I don’t see a future with you.”
So, he’s a nice guy and is good to you, but he’s not signing himself up to be with you. Why? He doesn’t see a future with you. If he doesn’t see a future with you, he doesn’t love you and he’s not worth another breath or second of your time.