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

9. He wants to put some distance between you.

In some cases, he’s trying to put some distance between the two of you and ease into a breakup. If he says something like “I just want to be alone for a while…” without any kind of set time frame, that could be what he’s doing. Talk things through with him before your relationship gets too weak to fix.