Keeping it Real

Reasons He Pulled a Fade-Away Breakup

Cowardice comes to mind.

Things were going really well for you and just when you thought he was ready to take your relationship to the next level, he disappeared. It’s not that there wasn’t a sign telling you something was wrong. He stopped taking your calls, replying to your messages and asking you out on dates. When you asked him about it he said it’s because he was busy at work. Because you didn’t want to appear needy, you gave him space because you knew he would come back around and things would go back to the way they were.

But that’s not what happened. He stopped talking to you altogether and you were left wondering why he didn’t just breakup with you instead of pulling a fade away. Well, we have a few ideas why he pulled that move

  1. It was easier for him to pull a fade away break up than to break up with you in person

We all know breaking up isn’t easy. Most of the time it involves so much emotion and heart break that men prefer to just slowly pull away. He didn’t want to have “the talk” with you because it would have forced him to look for the right words to “gently” tell you he was no longer into you. He also didn’t want to hurt your feelings. Let’s face it; no one wants to hear that they aren’t good enough for the person they love.

  1. He wanted to avoid the drama