5 Triggers That Rekindled the Flame When He Was Falling Out of Love

2. She stood by him when he was feeling down.

Your boyfriend will recognize how much you mean to him from the way you interact with him when he’s feeling down. “We’ve been together for a while, so she knows exactly what I need when I’m feeling down,” a guy in his 20s explained. Rather than lecturing him, you should focus on creating a safe and comforting space for him.