What does it mean when a guy says he wants to take a break? By far, this is the one question that women most often ask me about their boyfriends. It’s one of those very obscure things that men say that we can’t quite understand. We want to believe it means one thing. That’s because all of our well-meaning and uninformed friends tell us it means that our guy is so overcome with desire and devotion that it scares him. That’s the stuff that romantic comedies are made of. You know the movies I’m referring to. They’re the ones where the very good looking man is so conflicted within his own feelings that he pulls back, from the woman who is obviously perfect for him, only to come running back right near the end of the film to proclaim his never ending love. Wouldn’t life be grand if that’s really what a man meant when he wanted a break?

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He Doesn’t What to Take a Break Because He’s in Love With You

It’s not though. I’m of the mind that brutal honesty works best when you’re focusing on relationship issues. If you were to ask a man, and if he didn’t think a woman was within earshot, he would tell you that when a guy says he wants a break, it means he’s on the cusp of exiting the relationship for good. It’s true. It has nothing to do with him being scared that he’s falling in love too fast or not being ready for a committed relationship. He wants a break because he wants some time away from you.

I know what you’re thinking now. You’re wondering how this could be possible given the fact that he hasn’t expressed anything negative about the relationship. The reason for that is very simple. Most men are too aware of the ramifications of telling a woman they’re just not that interested in anymore. They’d much rather avoid the confrontation and instead slither off into the distance over time. So many break ups happen this way. The man involved will simply stop spending as much time with the woman until eventually they both come to the embarrassing conclusion that they’re no longer dating.

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What NOT to Do When He Wants to Take a Break

You’re not going to fare well if you create a fuss and tell him that you know he’s ready to end the relationship. In most cases, he’s going to deny it and assure you that he just needs time. If you consider the fact that a man in love never needs time because he craves any time he can spend with his beloved, you’ll know that your guy isn’t being as straightforward as he could be.

The best you can do is emotionally prepare yourself for the inevitable. Don’t try and guilt him into reconsidering his desire for space, as it’s only going to affirm to him that he’s made the right decision. I’d also advise against dating anyone else in an effort to push any jealousy buttons within your guy. He’ll see your new found interest in another man as a sign that he’s off the hook because you’ve already moved on.

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It can be hard to emotionally stay on course when you feel the man you adore slipping away right before your eyes. Emotions are constantly changing so even though he may feel that today space is what he craves, that distance can serve you well when he realizes that a life without you isn’t what he expected it to be at all.

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First off it your guy says he wants a break, chances are good something isn't feeling right. It could be a number of things. He may feel smothered, he may feel you are clinging too tightly. If your guy wants a break though, first thing you have to do is gracefully give it to him. You don't want to bombard him with questions like why, how long, etc...

If you bombard him with questions, and hold on tighter, well he is going to see you as clingy. This just reinforces why he probably wants the break in the first place. Asking questions just pushes him away. It offers him reinforcement of why he wants to take a break.

Another thing that asking questions such as "How long of a break do you need?", you are showing yourself in an unfavorable light and yes you just may lose him forever. This lets him know for sure that you will do anything to keep him and he has the power in the relationship and has full say in dictating the terms of your relationship.

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When your boyfriend wants a break, why should you be the one sitting and waiting for him to make up his mind? It's really not fair to you. Think about this. Have you ever decided you wanted to break up with a guy before, but were riddled with guilt so you let him down gently. You yourself may have said those words, I need a break, just to buy yourself some time to figure out how to dump him and feel less guilt. More times than not, this is exactly what is happening.

If you want to reverse this break up in the makings, you have to let him go. No pleading, begging, asking why why why. This just shows insecurity and kills what little attraction he has left for you. You tell him you understand and will respect his wishes, but aren't comfortable in limbo land and that you too will take advantage of the break to decide what you want as well.

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Talk about turning the tables. Now who is drifting out of reach? You are. This does a strange thing to a man. It earns his respect and often after a few weeks, he starts to wonder what you are doing and why all of a sudden you are alright without him. It earns his respect because you put your own well being before his.

There is nothing more of a burden to a man than you putting him first. It's really a turn off for a man, he sees you as a doormat. This puts the responsibility of your happiness on him and it's really just too much. If you have made a man the center of your universe, it's no wonder he wants a break.

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Bottom line here, let him take his break and you take yours. Respect his request, because if you don't, in a way you are telling him you really don't care what he wants, it's all about what you want. This is disrespectful when you really think about it. If your boyfriend wants to take a break, don't waste your time using words to stop him. Men just don't respond to words. It's actions and distance that melts the ice in their heart.

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Is your boyfriend acting weird lately? Is he constantly finding faults with your dressing, behavior, Facebook posts, etc? Then this may be a sign that he is playing the 'finding fault' mind game with you. This will only make you feel self-conscious and insecure. You will start believing that you do not deserve such a 'nice' guy, and wouldn't want to lose him at any cost. This will make you cling on to him even more.

If you thought that only women were good at playing mind games, you are completely mistaken. Men play on the insecurities and emotional involvement of women, and manipulate them to have their way. Some love to play mind games on women to test their patience, intelligence, compatibility, loyalty, etc. They tend to exploit the emotional nature of women and use it for their own advantage.

How you react to your partner's mind games helps him decide the future of your relationship. You must know when he is playing a mind game with you, so that you can act wisely and refrain from taking any drastic step which will ruin your relationship.

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Types of Mind Games Played By Men

The 'You Are the Love of My Life' Game
This is exactly what whirlwind romances are made of-emotional manipulation. The man you have just met will shower you with lots of attention, compliments, gifts, etc. He will say that you mean the world to him, and will wonder why you hadn't met him earlier. There will be butterflies in your stomach, stolen kisses, late-night texts and talks. You may even find surprise flowers and chocolates delivered at your doorstep. Like always, you will think that he is your 'Mr. Right'. Then you will take the relationship to the next level. This excitement will continue for a month, and after reaching the 'break-even point', he will say that he wants to take things slow. The contact may become lesser and lesser, until one day, when there will be nothing left with you but memories.

Manipulation
He will try to portray that everything is perfect, and you mean a lot to him, only to leave you for someone else. And you will keep wondering what exactly went wrong.

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Surviving the Game
The Mills and Boon kind of romance only happens in Mills and Boon. Getting attached too soon will not be good for you at all. So, take some time to think if this relationship is merely an attraction or true love, before your're heartbroken.

The 'Convenience' Game
So, you and your boyfriend have a strange relationship. He breaks your heart and walks away, only to appear after a few days and apologize for his behavior. Guess what, history repeats itself, and he leaves once again. Every time he comes back into your life, he has his own reasons. Sometimes, its work, sometimes, his friends keep him busy, and then there are always some duties that he is expected to do at home. He may even give you lame reasons that his great-great-grandmother expired, and he needed to be by his great-great-grandpa's side. That is why he didn't show up for six months. The reasons keep on getting bizarre, so much so, that you wonder if he owns an encyclopedia on excuses. This continues for some time, before you realize that you are being taken for a ride.

Manipulation
He treats you as a matter of convenience. Whenever he wants, he comes into your life, and leaves you as he pleases.

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Surviving the Game
Are you really that naive? He is giving you all kinds of lame reasons, and you are buying them! Understand that you have to leave him, just as he left you twice. Simply find someone else; there are plenty of fish in the ocean.

The 'No Sex' Game
So, the guy who could not keep his hands off you is showing no interest in getting intimate lately. Strange, isn't it? I know how worried you must be because of this. You must be killing yourself with thoughts like, 'has he found someone else?', 'is something wrong with me?', or 'has something gone wrong with our relationship?'. However, you need to understand that he does this, so that you will start doubting your capacity in the art of lovemaking. You will be forced to confront him, and this is all that he wants you to do.

Manipulation
He does this so that he can 'tell' you what he expects from you during physical intimacy, without sounding too demanding.

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Surviving the Game
There is no problem in asking him what he expects from you. However, don't get into a physical act which you may not be comfortable with, just because it pleases him.

The 'Comparison' Game
This is perhaps the worst game ever, because it will hurt your self-esteem. If your boyfriend is comparing you with any other girl, it will affect you terribly. It will only add insult to injury, if that girl is someone close to you, like your best friend or sister. He will tell you to go to the gym just like her, become smart like she is, how attractive she is, etc. He is probably well aware that this will cause feelings of jealousy and anger in you. Even then, he will continue to compare your looks, figure, fitness, style, etc., with that other woman.

Manipulation
By making you question everything about your appearance and existence, he tries to bring your self-esteem down.

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Surviving the Game
First of all, don't see his criticism in negative light. Maybe he really does want you to improve. However, tell him that you will accept constructive criticism, but you cannot stand comparison, as you take immense pride in your individuality. However, if he is being unreasonable, tell him that you cannot change any further. Try not to say anything negative to him in a fit of anger, as he may use it against you in a future argument.

The 'No Compliment' Game
You went to a salon and got all decked up specially for him, since you wanted to look beautiful for him. The whole evening passed by, and he didn't even pay you a single compliment. You are waiting to hear simple words of praise from him. He talks about everything else under the sun, but fails to notice your stunning looks. Your anger is reaching its boiling point, as you wait for him to give you a small compliment. You even indulge in some compliment-fishing by stroking your hair or batting your eyelashes, but to no avail. He drops you back at your place, and leaves without saying a single word about how stunning you looked that evening.

Manipulation
He is purposely not paying a compliment, even though he knows that it is all that you want to hear from him.

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Surviving the Game
Try not to overreact, because he may have done this to test your patience. If you throw a tantrum, it will convince him that you are a difficult person to get along with. Play along. The next time you meet him, ask him if he noticed you the other day. However, don't say it angrily, rather, put it across subtly.

The 'Ignorance' Game
You wait for his call or message, but it is as if he has vanished into thin air. You see that he is active on Facebook, but still not replying to your messages. You try to call him, but he doesn't answer your calls. You keep on wondering if you did something wrong to hurt him on the last date. These thoughts start disturbing you, and you desperately look for answers. You imagine that he has found someone else, or he does not think you are attractive enough. You are deeply hurt by his behavior, and so you send him one last nasty text, telling him why he doesn't deserve you anyway. This seals the deal of your breakup.

Manipulation
He knows very well that you will get a panic attack when something like this happens. Still, he wants to wait and watch the fun.

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Surviving the Game
While he may be genuinely busy, overreacting to this situation can seriously backfire on your relationship. Patience is the key to surviving this mind game. Do not be in a haste to jump to conclusions or accuse him of anything. Get all the facts right before taking any decision.

The 'I Need Space' Game
'I need space', is perhaps words that are dreaded by all girlfriends, because they are well aware what it leads to. Boyfriends use this phrase when they feel claustrophobic in their relationship, or need a change. However, women become restless and anxious, as they know that it would, in most cases, lead to a breakup. So, they start wondering what went wrong, or what was it that would have changed the scenario.

Manipulation
Guys know very well that when they use this phrase, you will feel the need to be with them even more.

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Surviving the Game
Try to give him the space he needs. This will also tell him that you can survive easily without this relationship. Even after giving him space for a considerable number of days, if he doesn't turn up, confront him about your relationship status. This conversation can be a maker or breaker, so watch your words carefully.

The 'My Friends Don't Like You' Game
I guess most girls must have had such boyfriends at some point in time, who claimed that their friends didn't approve of their relationship. Many guys try to create a rift between their friends and girlfriends, by telling both the parties stories about possessiveness of the other person. This creates resentment and anger between both, their girlfriends and friends. They start hating each other, and the boyfriend only keeps adding fuel to the fire.

Manipulation
He will love to sit back and watch the fun of the tug-of-war over him, between his girlfriend and friends.

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Surviving the Game
Don't give him a chance to manipulate you in this fashion. Right from the beginning, have cordial relations with his friends. Make them your friends. In fact, you should be so friendly, that if a dispute occurs between your beau and yourself, they will take your side. Even if there are misunderstandings between you and his friends, you can take the initiative to bury the hatchet.

The 'Lying' Game
So, you meet this wonderful person on Facebook, and you chatted with him day and night. Both of you start feeling that you have met your soulmates. He tells you that he is into finance. You decide to meet up, and the date goes very well. You both get involved in a strong relationship. Only a few days later, you find out from a third person that he has lied to you about his career, and actually owns a store. While his career choice would have hardly mattered to you, his lying will make you wonder if he is a genuine person. As trust is often compared with paper, which once crumpled cannot be straightened, you will not be able to get along with this person.

Manipulation
He is lying about being someone else or having some qualities, only to impress you.

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Surviving the Game
If you are dating a person who is making tall claims about his career and lifestyle, it is advisable that you investigate what he says holds true. This will only help you avoid a terrible heartache in future.

A point to note is that, not all men are like this. Nevertheless, apart from the ones mentioned above, there are also the 'getting secretive' game, 'getting aggressive' game, 'making feel guilty game', 'commitment phobia' game, 'cheating because I love you' game, 'silent treatment' game, etc. Men play mind games with women even in the simplest of ways. But, now that you understand the mind games men play in relationships, you will be able to recognize them instantly, and cope with them in a better manner. Not only that, you will be able to 'checkmate' them even before they start playing complicated mind games with you. Take care!

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