9 Confessions of Guys Who Don’t Demand More of Their Girlfriend’s Time

7. He wants his girlfriend to enjoy her time when she’s not with him

“I don’t think it’s good for anyone to be totally consumed by their relationship to the exclusion of anyone else.” If your boyfriend knows how much you value precious opportunities to be with your friends, he will encourage you to spend time with other people. Let your boyfriend know you appreciate him by saying something like, “I had a great time, thanks to you,” as a way to express your affection.