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8 common reasons why a guy would block you

Suddenly, you can’t see your crush’s profile picture. Or his tweets. Or he’s hidden his stories from you. Being blocked by the guy you like (a.k.a. your crush) can be entirely undermining. If it’s a fight, we can understand that maybe it’s your fault, and he needs some time to cool down. But when it’s not, you go into a spiral of negative thoughts that make you wonder over and over again what you did to deserve to be blocked by the guy you like. This article offers the main reasons why a guy would block you and what you should do, depending on your case.

8 common reasons why a guy would block you

Please pay attention to what is the reason why he blocked you, or inquire to find out. Because in the end, you should act according to whether it was your fault.

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1. He’s just not interested in you

Why is he not responding to your messages? Does he take a lot of time to text you back (and he wasn’t like that before)? It could be a sign that he’s losing interest. If this behavior continues, it could signify that he’s ready to move on and block you from his social media accounts.

2. He’s found someone new

When a guy suddenly stops responding to your messages and then even blocks you, it is a sign that he’s found someone new and is no longer interested in talking to you. Shame on him. His loss, not yours. He might be trying to move on and start a new relationship, and blocking you is a way to eliminate distractions and distractions.

3. You made him uncomfortable

If you’ve said or done something that has made a guy uncomfortable or upset, he may block you to avoid further interactions. He took the easy way to deal with any confrontation. How mature! Now, think, have you sent him inappropriate messages? Or have you been overly aggressive with your texts or hints on social media?

4. He needs some space

It is expected that when someone feels like the relationship is becoming too intense or overwhelming, they take a step back, including blocking you, to give themselves some space. This can be a way for him to reset and reassess his feelings and avoid further interactions that could lead to conflict or drama. While giving him space to think can be a good strategy, he shouldn’t block to breathe some air unless you’re pushing too hard.

5. He’s overwhelmed with personal issues

We all go through difficult times, and if he is going through something and doesn’t talk about it (communication issues alert), such as a family crisis or a personal loss, he may choose to block you to avoid being overwhelmed by social media interactions. This is typical behavior for people like him to focus on himself and his issues without distractions.

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6. He has been hurt

If someone has been hurt in the past by someone on social media, he may block you to protect himself from being hurt again. He could feel vulnerable and wants to avoid further interactions that could lead to emotional pain.

7. He wants to avoid conflict

Sometimes, when we feel like the conversations with someone we like are becoming heated or argumentative, we choose to “cancel” this person to avoid further conflicts. It is another way of protecting our inner peace. For him, it is just one step back and done. Goodbye to any other interactions that could escalate into a larger argument.

8. He feels like he’s being stalked on social media

If a guy feels like you are constantly checking up on him or stalking him on social media, he will end up blocking you, like a sane person, to protect his privacy. He may feel like he’s being bombarded by your messages or posts and wants to avoid further interactions.

What should you do if a guy blocks you?

How you should behave when the guy you like blocks you depends not on the specific reason he blocked you but on whether you deserved it or not. If it was your fault, you should act one way. While it was his fault because he is childish or selfish, it would be different.

a) If you’re at fault

If you recognize that you may have said or done something that could have upset the guy and led to him blocking you, it’s essential to take a step back and reflect on your behavior. Consider reaching out to him and apologizing for your actions, and see if he is willing to unblock you and continue the relationship.

b) If it is not your fault

If you’re unsure why the guy has blocked you or feel you did nothing wrong, it’s important to take a step back and give him space. Try not to take it personally and give him the time to figure out his feelings and return when the timing is right. Consider reaching out to him after some time has passed and see if he will talk to and unblock you.

Remember, not everyone will respond to social media interactions similarly, and respecting the other person’s decision to block you is crucial.

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Reasons why a guy would block you. The bottom line

In the end, unless you’ve said or done something terrible to deserve to be blocked, blocking a person is a bit of a childish way to act. We are all within our rights to do so. Defending our peace of mind from people who disturb us is justified. But, generally, the more mature option will be to communicate when you have a problem with another person.

Explain what has upset you or why you no longer want to stay in touch so as not to leave the other person with doubts. So make sure what is why he blocked you, and if it wasn’t your fault, maybe it was for the better. Now that you know the main reasons why a guy would block you, tell us in the comments what you would do if your crush blocked you and what advice you would give another girl in the same situation.