Relationships are never easy, but when one suddenly ends without any closure, it can leave you feeling broken, confused, and hurt.
It can also be difficult to know whether he will ever come back or if the relationship is really over.
Here we will look at 10 sad signs he will never come back so you can begin to heal and move on.
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...An instinct that the relationship is really over.
You no longer feel safe in the relationship, and you can sense a tension or distance that wasn't there before.
It's as if you can feel the end coming, even though it has never been discussed.
This is one of the strongest indicators that he will never come back.
If he has suddenly stopped talking to you and does not respond to your texts or calls, that is a sure sign that he is done and will never come back.
It might be painful, but if he has truly moved on, it is time for you to do the same.
Silence can be a very loud statement in itself and this could be your biggest indicator that he is gone for good.
Of course, there's a chance that he will change his mind, and that this silence is temporary.
But if he's just cut you off and you have no clue why, that means he may never be back. Not only that, but you really have to question whether he is the one for you if he's happy to just leave like that.
Unless you did something terrible to hurt him, that type of behavior is not okay.
There is one phrase I recommend you say to him if you want to test to see if he's still willing to engage with you or still cares somewhat:
When someone is done with a relationship, they'll often try to replace the lost connection with someone else.
This doesn't mean it's a good thing...
Not everyone moves onto someone else for the right reasons.
For example, perhaps your man just entered a rebound relationship.
And true rebound relationships don't last for very long. It's more just a short-term distraction for him.
Regardless, there's a chance he's not in a rebound relationship.
He could have fallen in love with a new woman before you even broke up.
So if you've noticed a sudden change in his behavior or that he suddenly has a new partner, then he may never come back.
It can be painful to watch, but it is also a sign that he is done and that you need to start healing and moving on.
If he used to check in and ask you how your day was going but has now stopped, it could be a sign that he no longer cares.
Is there anything more painful than a man you love no longer caring about you?
This can be a difficult realization to have, but it is a sign that he may never come back.
He may have lost all interest in what is going on in your life and has moved on to something else.
This happens to everyone at some point in their life.
So don't see it as a reflection of your worth, it's just what happens.
Just understand also, that some people do not have the capacity to care, and even if they do - it's not much.
You know, some people are just more self absorbed and tend to go into relationships for themselves, with little care for the other person.
So even if they've taken that small amount of care to someone new, how much is their care really worth to you, when someone else could care about you so much more?
One of the strongest physical signs he will never come back is a lack of physical touch or connection.
It can be a sign that he:
...You will obviously be the best judge of what the lack of touch means.
If you two used to be affectionate but now he avoids any type of intimacy, it could be a sign that he is done with the relationship and will never come back.
He may still care about you on some level, but he has moved on and is not interested in the same level of connection he once was.
This one applies if you're still living together, but it could also be relevant if he has moved out or guys didn't live together in the first place.
If you manage to notice that he is always going out and you hardly ever see him anymore, that could be a sign that he is:
This could also be a sign that he doesn't want to put in the effort anymore and that he might not come back.
It's important to remember that this is not an absolute or definite sign.
If he is going out all the time, it doesn't necessarily mean he is not interested or will never come back; it just means that he may need some distance and space to think things through.
This sign is multi-faceted, meaning he could be withdrawing for several reasons - all of which are serious and should be taken note of.
Here are some reasons he might be withdrawing emotionally:
He also could have grown tired of the relationship and no longer thinks it is worth his effort.
Usually it's because of a build up of negative associations.
He may still care about you to some extent, but this doesn't mean that he is still in love with you or that he will come back.
One thing you can do is try to figure out how likely he is to actually emotionally commit to you.
We have a free quiz which can give you the answer...
If he is never willing to take responsibility for his actions or apologize when he's wrong, this is a major sign that he doesn't care about the relationship - or that he has moved on.
He may never come back if he is unwilling to make amends and be honest about his feelings.
It can be hard to see this or face the truth, but it's important to do so in order to accept that this relationship may be truly over and start looking for ways to heal and move on.
Remember, your job as a woman is not to tolerate being offered crumbs.
That will only cause you to feel resentful and resentful women rarely ever attract good men to them (I'm referring to your ability to attract a great man in the future).
So don't let this one man ruin your attitude and trust in men forever. Because there are still so many great men out there who are waiting to meet you.
If you've been trying to make things better but it feels like nothing has changed, there could be a couple of reasons for this:
You need to take a different approach to re-build the attraction; or
This is one of the signs he will never come back
Of course you don't want to give up hope and take the easy way out, so if you really want to, you could take a different approach to fixing your relationship.
Usually this requires a perspective change.
For example, instead of trying to get him to "talk" more, you could just feel more.
By feeling more as a woman, you can start to embody a key trait that is crucial for making a man fall in love with you.
What's this key trait?
High value vulnerability.
High value vulnerability is the one specific emotional trigger you need to embody if you want to inspire Him to Want to Take Care of You, Worship You and Deeply Commit to You. CLICK here to learn more.
That said, if you know deep down inside that you've already done everything you could and exhausted all avenues to get him to come back and commit to the relationship, then it's time to move on.
Why force something to improve when he is not willing to hear you out?
It's better to cut things off earlier as healing takes time. Time that you can never get back, I should emphasize.
If it seems like all of your conversations are one-sided and that he's not really listening or engaging with you, then this could be a sign that he no longer cares.
This doesn't necessarily mean that he will never come back, but it is a sign that he has checked out emotionally and is no longer investing in the relationship.
If he can't take the time to listen to you and engage with you, then it's time to accept that he may never come back and to focus on yourself and your own healing.
People change to some extent throughout their lives, but if a man fell in love with you at the start and saw you as his one and only, this will never change - unless you betray him.
So if the man you fell in love with has changed drastically and is no longer the same man you used to know, it may be a sign that he'll never come back.
It is important to realize that people can grow apart and this does not mean that either one of you has done anything wrong. It is simply a part of life.
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It can be heartbreaking to come to the realization that he will never come back, but it is important to remember that there are still plenty of great men out there who are worthy of your love and commitment.
It is also important to take care of yourself in the meantime and focus on healing and growing as an individual.
With time, you will find the right man for you and you'll never have to worry about him leaving again.
Penny is a writer and part time dating coach. She lives in Brisbane, Queensland with the love of her life, their two daughters and their three dogs. Penny is passionate about helping women realize their high value and harness the innate feminine energy that they were born with.
Author & Editor For National Council for Research on Women. Founder of the popular women's dating & relationship advice website, The Feminine Woman.
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