9 Different Feelings Guys Express by Saying “I Just Want to be Alone”

We’re sure some of you have had the shocking experience of your boyfriend suddenly telling you, “I just want to be alone.” What’s going on when guys say something like this? In this installment, we’ll share nine different feelings guys express by saying, “I just want to be alone.”

1. He’s tired.

Sometimes guys say this after they’ve been up all night or when they’re exhausted from working overtime. It’s probably better not to force it or try to get him to meet up. Just say, “Take it easy.” If you ask about how busy he is with work and show compassion for his well-being from time to time, he’ll probably be pleased at how considerate you are.