Do you think your partner is no longer interested in you? There are some sure signs that this is happening, but the most important thing is to try to find a solution.
When doubts begin to creep into a relationship, it is because something is clearly wrong. But it is not always easy to tie up loose ends. Because of the fear of losing the partner, the truth is often avoided and the relationship dries up.
If you notice your relationship is not working as you want, try not to jump to conclusions yet about what is causing the distance. Instead, it’s best to check out these signs before you conclude.
Here are the top 10 signs your partner is losing interest in you…
1. They are always busy
We understand that there are many time-consuming jobs and that your partner has the right to do things without you, but if they tell you that they are always busy and you don’t see each other very often, it is very likely that your partner is losing interest in you and doesn’t know how to tell you.
2. There is no emotional intimacy
It is true that as a couple, sexual intimacy can take a back seat, especially when children are involved, but if being in the same bed your partner does not touch a single hair of yours, eat you with kisses, or tell you how beautiful you look, it shows that your partner is no longer interested in you.
3. They don’t pay attention to you anymore
Imagine having a discussion with your mate wherein you are the only one talking. You explain major problems, and they answer questionably, conveying their lack of engagement in drawing in with you. Maybe you’re speaking with a divider! They are stuck to their telephones, either informing or checking their virtual diversion out.
Listening and making your partner feel valued are essential qualities for a healthy relationship. But if your partner consistently makes you feel unheard and dismissed, it gives you the impression that they are preoccupied with something better than you.
Lack of communication is a sign of disaster. A couple who talks well walks down the street of adoration well. Lack of attention is one of the signs that a person is losing interest in a relationship.
4. Not responding to text messages, emails, and phone calls
We’re all busy, and depending on where we are, what we’re doing, and how much we have on our plates on any given day, we may be less responsive to texts. However, if your previously receptive partner suddenly becomes elusive, it could be a sign that you’re drifting apart.
When they start taking a long time to respond to your texts or phone calls and make excuses like “busy at work” or “forgot” to respond, it’s a clear sign they’ve lost interest.
Let’s face it: we all carry our phones with us wherever we go, and it only takes a few seconds to respond to someone, no matter how busy we are.
5. They no longer ask for information
Couples in healthy relationships genuinely care about each other’s lives, not just the big stuff, but also the small, everyday things. So it is natural in relationships to be interested in how our partner’s day went, what stories they can tell us, and what concerns them. All of this, however, is lost when interest in the relationship fades away.
We may begin to believe that our partner is not interested in us. This must be resolved in order to prevent further harm.
6. You fight all the time
It is natural for there to be disagreements in a relationship because both partners are thinking beings who do not have to agree on everything. The key here is to identify the issue, find a solution, and come to an agreement so that the relationship can progress. If, on the other hand, you notice that your partner is simply looking for an “excuse” to fight and avoid seeing you, this is a way of telling you that they are not interested in you.
7. There are no joint plans
Getaway for the weekend, go for a walk, or pay a visit somewhere. When all of these things are missing from a relationship, the other person may have lost interest. Even watching a movie together can be an enjoyable plan, but this does not always occur.
8. They either ignore you or walk away when you make an attempt to connect
If you have to ask (or scold) your partner to pay more attention to you, they are most likely losing interest.
Attempts to gain our partner’s attention, affection, or support are found in healthy relationships in a positive or affirmative manner. These attempts are ignored or met with negative responses when relationships become strained.
The truth is, when a person has lost interest in a relationship, they do not feel sadness or pain about losing the relationship because they have already processed it and let it go.
9. They abandon your friends and family
If you value your relationships with friends and family, your partner should value them as well. Your partner may not be thrilled to spend another long weekend with your parents, but they should be happy to oblige because they know how much they mean to you.
If your partner used to make an effort to connect with your loved ones, but now withdraws from the conversation or avoids spending time with them entirely, this could indicate disinterest in the relationship.
If your partner is no longer interested in your friends or family, they are no longer in you.
10. You’re no longer in their priority
You have the right to feel important and special in your partner’s life.
If this isn’t happening, it may be time to step back and evaluate the relationship. Take it as a sign if you always seem to be the one to initiate communication and make plans to spend time together.
When there is mutual interest and equal effort is put into a relationship, it is more likely to succeed.
If you see most of these things in your relationship, it’s important not to stand still and do nothing. The loss of interest in the couple is painful and time will not work miracles if you do not act. So the first step is to talk to the other person and ask what’s going on.
It is essential that you communicate how you are feeling and what you have detected. This will also provide you with some relief that will be positive.
In case your partner did not open up, proposing to your partner to go to therapy can be one of the best decisions you could make. If there is a resounding refusal, going to psychological sessions yourself can help you make a decision.
It can be very painful if this situation drags on overtime. Therefore, seeking help as soon as possible is paramount. And sometimes it is better to step aside and not waste your time in a relationship that is not going forward.