Once he believes that you really like him, it’s at that point he’ll relax and start being himself.
In the beginning phase of a relationship, the guy wants you to like him and wants to know that you do.
Specifically, he’s checking to see if you’ll say that you feel the same way.
I’ve described this kind of thing as people wearing a pretty “mask” at the beginning of a relationship and how, if you know about this, you’ll make sure to see the person behind the mask (and not mistake their pretty “mask” as who they actually are).Before I can talk about a guy withdrawing, I need to talk about relationships in general.It can be helpful to look at the initial period of dating as it’s own phase with its own specific qualities.The fear is rooted in insecurities: What if they don’t like me as much as I like them?What if they’re not that into me and I end up making a fool of myself falling for someone when they don’t feel the same way? It may seem hard to believe, but in the beginning of a relationship, a guy will try to feel out how much a woman likes him …