5 Reasons Guys Say They’re Not Interested in Romantic Relationships

2. He wants people to know that he’s single and just had his heart broken.

Some guys act this way to hint that they had their heart broken. “It’s not cool to say that I feel sad because things ended with my ex. It’s a way to say that I’m hurt in a roundabout way,” a teen explained. If you hear a rumor that he’s newly single, or that he recently had his heart broken, ask him, “Are you sure you really don’t want to fall in love again?” This should help you determine what his true intention is.