“Mixed signals are negative signals in disguise.” “Mixed signals are negative signals in disguise,” says marriage and couples therapist Marni Feuerman, PsyD, author of Ghosted and Breadcrumbed, Stop Falling for Unavailable Men and Get Smart About Healthy Relationships.
What does mixed signals mean?
: a showing of thoughts or feelings that are very different from each other I dont know if he likes me; he keeps giving me mixed messages. Shes sending mixed signals about her feelings.
Why do guys give confusing signals?
When a guy is sending confusing signals, it usually means hes either ambivalent or maybe somewhat interested … but not interested enough. And in these cases, nothing you say or do will change that. You cannot convince someone to want you, and no amount of wanting him will make him want you back.
Are you sending mixed signals?
When someone gives you mixed signals, its probably a sign theyre ambivalent: about love, about closeness, about dating, about intimacy, about sex, about friendship, about trust. Ambivalence doesnt automatically mean someone is commitment-phobic, or irresponsible, or stringing you along, or untrustworthy.