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Why did he stop responding to my texts?

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Last Updated: 10/24/2016 at 4:51pm
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December 15th, 2014 1:22pm
Hey beautiful soul, Before asking this question, question yourself that is he worth your thoughts? Does he really deserve that you think about him and feel bad? If he is not responding and he is not talking without giving you any reason , than dear this is the most terrible thing he can do, leaving without even an explanation, so if he did this, stop stressing yourself, he is a loser, if he is destinied and he deserves you than he will respond soon, true love has a habit of coming back :)
December 15th, 2014 12:06pm
Who did that? your boyfriend? or a friend? or best friend? just a friend? Ask them!! Or call them and tell them what's bothering you and what's wrong and why do they not answer :/
December 15th, 2014 4:09pm
Might be he is disturbed or having some personal issues. You should better ask him. Don't worry he will talk to you :)
December 15th, 2014 4:27pm
There can be a lot of reasons why but the best thing do is never assume because assuming makes an ASS of U and ME. And you might end up getting hurt if you think of the reasons why without really know if that is the real reason.
December 30th, 2014 6:07pm
Why do you think he stopped responding? Did you argue? What are you texting and how often? Do you take a while to figure out what to text or do you text on impulse.
December 18th, 2014 7:14am
I don't know why. You may never know. Don't torture yourself with questions that have no answer. Instead, find a way to accept the reality of what is.
December 15th, 2014 4:35pm
Could be a number of reasons he's not responding. He may be busy, sleeping, doesn't have his phone turned on or with him, etc.
January 8th, 2015 4:11am
It really depends on what's going at the moment, because it could have been a myriad of things. For something to come up that required his attention, such as driving or other activities could have been the case. If you mean in the long run, it could be that he doesn't know how to respond to what you've said (unsure of what he's supposed to say) or it could be an issue with your social connections.
April 30th, 2015 3:28am
You can not always assume that is is a bad thing. There are multiple different reasons for one to not answer back.
January 19th, 2016 4:53pm
You have made him a priority. He has made something/someone else a priority. It's no one's fault, just the tendency to reorder the people in our lives. It's normal, and absolutely okay. It's upsetting, however, to discover that you are no longer his top priority. But isn't that a better wake up call to move on, than anything else?
April 26th, 2015 12:27pm
If it's only been a short while, give him sometime and think positively. Try not to be negative, he might be stuck in something important.
November 17th, 2015 8:24am
There could be a lot of reasons why someone would just stop responding to your text messages out of nowhere. He/she could be busy. Maybe they don't know what to say or how to reply. Or they may feel like they don't have to answer. It doesn't always mean that this person doesn't want to talk to you. Just have patience and give that person time or if you're up to it, ask them why.
December 29th, 2015 3:34am
I understand how bad it feels to being ignored by someone you care about. Try to talk to them and discover what is happening
August 2nd, 2016 9:56am
He could have stopped because he didn't feel any connection or because he got tired. Others stop responding because of low self esteem, they feel they are not good enough and just back out
October 17th, 2016 6:12pm
Have you tried imagining yourself as him receiving your texts and why he might not be responding? Have you sent him many texts? Do you think that he might be busy and get back to you later?
October 18th, 2016 3:34am
He's telling me he's not worth my time and I should not waste my time texting someone who doesn't text me back. He could be busy. Give him a day to two
October 24th, 2016 4:51pm
Perhaps he needed time and space for himself, maybe it wasn't about you, but rather himself and how he needed some alone time