It can mean a lot of things when a guy ignores you after an argument.
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Let’s discuss a few of the most common reasons why he could have done that.
Let’s look at an example scenario.
You decided to have a nice romantic dinner with your boyfriend or spouse at your favorite restaurant.
You’ve planned everything out.
He’s supposed to meet you at some place at 7 pm.
He gets home after work, takes a shower and rushes to make sure he’s on time to meet you.
He gets there by 6.45 pm with a beautiful red rose in his hands.
He calls you to ask what’s up and lets you know he’s already there.
You tell him you’re almost ready and will be there soon.
He smiles and waits eagerly.
The guy looks at his phone, and it’s almost 7.30 pm.
He doesn’t think anything of it.
It’s 8.05 pm, and he’s still waiting.
He decides to give you a call, and you give him a silly excuse as to why you’ll be there by 8.30.
He walks into the restaurant, books a table for you two and sits down.
8.40 pm and you finally arrived.
You give each other a warm hug, and you explained why you’re late.
He’s okay with it, and you two make your orders.
The food arrives.
He’s hungry and wants to eat.
But how could he, until you take photos of your food to post on Instagram?
You took another 5 minutes to take pictures of your food at the perfect angle.
And you guys finally eat.
You also asked him to take a picture of you guys on his phone.
And he did.
You took his phone to see how the pictures turned out and did what everyone else does.
Swiping until you can see a couple more photos.
There you saw an adult joke or something that made you upset.
You dropped it on him like mustards popping in hot oil.
You were screaming at him and didn’t give him a chance to explain.
The guy went quiet.
Listened to whatever that came from your mouth and you guys went your ways after.
He goes home and doesn’t text or call you.
Meanwhile, you’re looking at his last seen multiple times and waiting for him to make the first move.
Your mind can’t help but wonder what it means when a guy ignores you after an argument.
5 Possible Reasons Why He Ignored
1: Too many disappointments in the first place
You were supposed to meet your boyfriend at 7 pm but arrived at 8.40pm.
He forgave that and ignored it.
You spent another 5 or 10 minutes taking pictures of your food when you really should be eating.
Maybe he didn’t eat after work because he rushed to make it on time to see you.
And maybe he got a little too hungry during the 2 hours he’s been waiting since he got there.
Even though he tried his best to ignore and only think about the happy time with you, it might have gotten to his head during the time of your argument.
2: He’s genuinely clueless.
Not all guys know the power of a Google search.
Maybe he’s genuinely clueless as to if he should make the first move or wait for you to calm down first.
It’s even worse if he happens to be an introvert.
3: Fear of making things worse.
Adding to the above reason, he might also be nervous about saying something that might add more fuel to the fire.
He probably thinks what if she decides to take advantage if I make the first move to talk to her.
Or maybe he doesn’t know what to say to you that would make you feel normal again.
4: First timer.
Are you the first person he’s ever dated or been in a relationship with?
There you go.
The guy might be genuinely confused.
He’s going to take some time off to do his research.
He might have planned to ask Google or his close friends for advice on what to do.
5: You’re at fault.
If you know you started an argument over something that could have easily been talked out and had a crazy go at him, there’s a good chance he might also be upset.
He might also be a little angry.
He might be doing what you’re doing.
Googling and waiting for you to make the first move.
See how those five common reasons fit the example scenario we discussed?
Those could apply to a lot of arguments and fights in a relationship.
And two people who’ve determined to stay together will find a way to talk and sort things out.
Do you know when it becomes a problem?
If he ignores you for days, weeks, and/or months.
That’s a sure sign of your relationship going downhill.
In which case you need to find out the real underlying cause which may not always be a single argument.
If you’re in that case, you need to sit down and analyze what’s been happening in your relationship lately.
Has there been any abuse or cheating involved?
All those things will need to be considered before you can decide what to do next.
Speak your mind!
What do you think it means when a guy ignores you after an argument?