Feel free to ask questions, but seek to understand and not help solve.One last thing to keep in mind: It’s unfortunate, but sometimes in an effort to help, women actually cause men to retreat deeper into their shell because of how they react to his withdrawn behaviors.The way women handle difficult emotions is much more psychologically healthy and healing, but it is what it is.MORE: What to Do When a Guy Withdraws With that said, when a guy is under a lot of emotional or psychological stress, he will want to withdraw socially until he’s figured out his situation.Others have more difficulty, their mind confused because what they are doing is so contrary to what they believe and value. Others blame it on their spouse’s actions or lack of actions.Underlying vulnerabilities very likely made the new relationship possible.Just be a well of admiration, appreciation, and love and give him the space to come around.
I want him to know I’m here for him and that I’m not going anywhere, even though it’s tough. Here are a few things to consider: First, remember that his situation is tough for him (independent of whether or not he’s in a relationship).
Finally, on that same note: Don’t bring up his stresses or struggles – he’ll bring them up himself if he wants to talk about them.
On that same token, if he wants to talk about his stresses or struggles, just listen.
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You’re already in what some refer to as an emotional affair.
If you are a well of appreciation, love, and admiration, he’ll feel good around you and it will have a healing effect on him.