5. He doesn’t want to be viewed as if he’s “hungry” for love.
“It’s not cool to look like I’m waiting for her text. I intentionally give it a couple of days before I respond,” a young man in his 20s explains, grinning. For some, it’s a matter of pride. He doesn’t want to appear as though he’s desperate for your attention. If this is the case with him, it’s unlikely that he’ll have a good explanation for why he didn’t respond to your text right away. It may be wise to leave him alone for a while until he approaches you.