7 Things That Push Guys Away ...


Throughout my admittedly extensive dating history, I've made some big mistakes and done a lot of things that push guys away.

At the time I didn't realize it, of course, but looking back, I see that I was definitely keeping my now-exes at a distance by doing little things that are major dating faux-pas.2

Luckily, I learned from my mistakes and am hoping you might, too!

Here are 7 things that push guys away.

Some I've done, some I've just seen, but all are bad news for your relationship!

1. Jealousy

This is a big one!

Of all the things that push guys away, jealousy might just be the biggest no-no.2

Hating on his female friends or casting dirty looks in the direction of the hot-but-innocent waitress will make you look totally insecure.

Remember, he's with you for a reason, and he's leaving with you on his arm, not her.

If you think you have valid reasons for feeling threatened, or if a girl's behaviour towards him (like blatant flirting) is out of line, chill out until you can get him alone, and have a heart-to-heart.2

Explain your feelings in a calm, rational way and let him know that although you totally trust him, you're feeling a little bit doubtful about a certain girl or situation.

But never, ever demand that he stop hanging out with his female friends or show anger or envious behaviour towards another girl.

Trash-talking or hating on other chicks is not cool, and guys can't stand it, so just know that you've got this and be your fabulous self.

Calling Him Too Much


Jackie Lu
Well said .
Kimberley Perrett
rushing into things
@Diana WhiteRabbit, so true my boyfriend of two years gets mad if I don't call him a lot and actually likes when I'm jealous because it shows I carr
Stephanie Deline
@Elena Mayuga, I'm so glad to hear it!!
Elena Mayuga
Oh my this helps a lot thanks :)
Stephanie Deline
@Barbie, I've had the same thing happen t me and it hurts like hell. I know this is the last thing you want to hear right now, but I'll tell you what everyone told me: if he can't see how great you are, he's not worth it. If he IS worth it, he will come around and apologize profusely for his immature and hurtful behaviour. If he doesn't, then he's not worth your energy! There are guys out their who will see your value, and who will be worthy of your affections. I hate it when I hear the word 'love' being thrown around by a guy like it is nothing. You were so sweet to get him a gift and he doesn't deserve you if he doesn't see how awesome you are! It won't hurt forever, I promise promise promise!!!
Stephanie Deline
@Amanda, everyone does every dumb thing! I've done most of these more times than I care to mention! But I bet you've learned from your mistakes, and the right guy will come along and surprise the heck out of you!
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