Oftentimes, men are not entirely in touch with their personal emotions and feelings. Men often send mixed signals that make you confused. In fact, they are confusing creatures.
In regard to jealousy, there are some acts as well as reactions which are signs of jealousy. Obviously, sometimes these signs will not be delivered directly as jealous people are often afraid of showing their feelings and emotions towards other people because they do not want to be thought as jealous.
For men, sometimes his jealousy does not show as being jealous much. That makes you wonder whether or not he is really jealous. Fortunately, this article on WikiYeah.com will reveal to you some subtle signs he is jealous but hiding it.
16 Subtle Signs He Is Jealous But Hiding It
1. He Ignores You
This sign he is jealous but hiding it is often shown through communication. Many of you may think that when a man gets jealous, he will try to charm you or sweet talk. However, it is not always true. Insecure men often try to manipulate their partner by acting as if they are ignoring you. This silent treatment aims to get your attention.
Thus, if he does not talk to you while you do not do anything triggering that treatment, then it may be his mask of insecurity.
2. He Expresses Flattering Words
In some cases, when someone is jealous of you but acts as if nothing happens, he/she will compliment you via flattering words. For instance, your ex congratulates you on having a new lover and might say “I am happy that you have found each other”. Despite this statement sounds sincere, it is not likely that they really feel happy for you once they go out of their way to make that statement.
3. He Gets Angry Easily
All you do seem to make your partner angry. That is one of signs he is jealous but hiding it. You do not do anything wrong but he still gets angry with you. Instead of expressing his fear of losing you or his insecurity towards you, he chooses to show anger. It could be seen when they get angry so easily even with the smallest things. It is because he is trying to get your attention.
[Read: 14 Signs Your Boyfriend Is Lying Or Cheating You]
4. He Is Not Happy When You Talk About Someone
Every time when you talk about someone excitedly, your partner seems visibly uncomfortable and unhappy. Regardless of their gender, but that expression seems worse when the one you mention to is of the opposite gender.
Some of you may like to apply this strategy of making your man jealous to revive your relationship but it should be used in moderation.
5. He Is Overly Charming And Sweet
If your non-affectionate man is suddenly charming and sweet, then it is one of signs he is jealous but hiding it. He may be afraid to lose you. This action can make you feel strongly in love with him again.
6. He Stops Texting
This is another sign letting you know that he is jealous but hiding it is accidentally not texting. This obviously will turn you off. This signal is particularly true when your main form of communicating is through text messages. He is afraid of not being able to catching your attention.
[Read: He Stops Texting Me: 13 Reasons and What To Do]
7. He Acts Tough To You
If you boyfriend is not a tough man but recently acts tough, then be careful with this change because he feels threatened but does not want to show it.
8. He Controls You
Previously, your guy is not a controlling boyfriend, but now, he calls you a few times per day to check where you are or what you are doing. It is a manifestation of jealousy. At first, it may be flattering that they seem to care about where you spend your time and with whom, but later they turn into fierce that you cannot have a life outside of them. As a result, this leads to relationship trouble.
9. He Shows Off Himself
Not many men has this sign when feeling jealous. If one day, your boyfriend goes to the bar and throws his cash to offer drinks to everyone or insist on paying for someone, then he may feel threatened by another man. In his mind, money can give him power.
10. He Flirts With The One Who Is Not His Style
If your man likes feminine but now he is flirting with a girl who is of the opposite style, then maybe he is trying to make you jealous as he is feeling. In such cases, do not afraid that he will move on. He just tries to make you feel pity about not choosing him.
11. He Accidentally Stops By Without Announcement
If recently your guy constantly needs to pick something up or forgetting something in your place, he may be afraid that you are cheating on him.
Suddenly your home becomes a magnet to him, both day and night, then chances are, he wants to make sure that nobody takes his spot.
12. He Spies On You
This applies for your phone, your social media, and your daily life. He may stop by your house without announcement, watch your social media channels, or stalk your actions whilst not being around. It implies that he thinks you may be doing something without letting him know or stepping out on him.
13. He Wants To Get Out Instantly
If you two are on a party or gathering with friends and you are talking to other people, but he suddenly tries to persuade you it is time to leave almost instantly. It implies that he is insecure and wants to get you out of the party because you are pay attention to someone better.
14. He Wants To End The Relationship Without Apparent Reason
This sign may be rare, but it sometimes happens. Sometimes a man feels on edge because he thinks he does not deserve you. These feelings trigger him to push you away. That is why he wants to break up before being hurt by you.
15. He Does Not Want To Be With You Like Before
If suddenly your man does not want to be with you (like night guys become very regular), instead of never wanting to be without you, then it is not because he is not interested in you, but afraid of losing you.
This is another strategy avoid being hurt by you. It makes him feel like he does not like you anymore, but in fact, it is the opposite.
[Read: 7 Things To Do When Your Guy’s Friends Are A Bad Influence]
16. He Says Nothing Wrong When Being Asked
If recently, you notice that he acts strangely but when asking him, he says nothing wrong, then it may be because he does not admit that he is insecure or jealous about losing you.
In case he keeps saying nothing, you can let him to have some private space to help him figure it out.