When a Leo man is done with you, his normally fiery and vibrant personality will change. Suddenly, he is cold and distant, as if his interest in you has waned completely.
I’ve been there, and it can be painful to watch someone you love suddenly withdraw their affection. But being able to identify the signs of Leo’s breakup behavior will help you to accept the relationship’s end rather than fight it.
Leo is ruled by the Sun, which rules all things masculine and dominant. When a male lion no longer desires his female partner, he may become domineering and dismissive in order to assert his dominance.
If your Leo man is breaking up with you, he may exhibit any or all of the following behaviors:
- He Becomes Distrusting
- He’s Overly Confrontational
- He’s Lazy in the Relationship
- He Acts Jealously
- He Stops Being Romantic
- He Doesn’t Want to Share the Spotlight
- He Acts Avoidant
- He is Critical of Your Actions
- He’s Generally Sad or Negative
- He’s Less Interested in Intimacy
While it can be stressful to wonder whether the relationship is over, knowing these warning signs can help you feel more prepared. Read on to learn more.
10 Signs a Leo Man Is Done With You
1. He Becomes Distrusting
When a Leo man is done with you, he may begin to question where your true loyalties lie. This man is known to be deeply loyal to his loved ones, and he expects the same of you.
When a Leo man is done with you, he will likely begin to doubt that your love for him is unconditional. He may not trust that your heart truly belongs to him; therefore, it’s impossible for this lion to be in an unfaithful relationship.
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2. He’s Overly Confrontational
When a Leo man is done with you, he may become confrontational in day-to-day conversations. Leos are normally very invested in making others happy and maintaining harmony in their relationships.
However, when a Leo man is breaking up with you, he may not care about impressing you with his radiant personality. You may find that he’s more likely to argue or raise his voice than ever before. He’ll want to get his point across even if it means putting you on the defensive.
This usually means that he is done with working for the relationship. If you want to save it, try avoiding any confrontational conversations in order to give him some space and time to cool off.
3. He’s Lazy in the Relationship
When a Leo man is on the fence about a relationship, he may become less attentive and more apathetic. You may find that he’s no longer interested in doing things together or taking part in your shared hobbies.
Leo men are known for their love of luxury and extravagance. If he’s not working to include you in his lifestyle, then it’s likely that he is no longer motivated to keep you in his life.
4. He Acts Jealously
A Leo man who is breaking up with you may become very possessive and jealous. He may accuse you of flirting or being unfaithful even if there is no evidence to back up his claims.
Leo men are known for their pride and jealousy, but if he’s over the relationship, he may be using jealousy as a way to create a wedge in the relationship. He may feel that if he has an excuse to leave, then it will be easier to cut things off.
5. He Stops Being Romantic
Leos are known as one of the most romantic zodiac signs. When a Leo man is done with you, he may stop being as romantic as he once was. He may no longer want to buy you flowers or take you out on elaborate dates.
This usually happens when the relationship has been waning for a while and the Leo man has already decided that it’s time to end things. If you crave more romance, try saving your relationship by surprising him with a romantic gesture.
6. He Doesn’t Want to Share the Spotlight
When a Leo man first falls in love, he wants to pull his partner into the spotlight so he can share his glamour and attention.
However, if he is breaking up with you, then that would mean the relationship was not as glamorous or special to him as it once seemed. He may not want to be seen in public with you or make plans for the future.
He may also start to omit you from stories if he’s telling them to friends. This is a clear sign that he wants to end things and his vision of the two of you has begun to shift internally.
7. He Acts Avoidant
Above, I mentioned how Leos can be quite straightforward and confrontational. However, they can also use avoidance to hold off any messy confrontations.
He may become very avoidant and try to ignore your texts or calls altogether. He will likely not want to talk about the relationship issues. This would mean having tough conversations that might hurt both of your feelings.
Instead, he’ll put it on hold which will only prolong the inevitable. If you’re seeing these signs, it’s time to confront him and have some tough but necessary conversations.
8. He is Critical of Your Actions
Leo men are known for having a strong sense of pride and dignity. If he’s feeling negative about the relationship, he may use these traits to nit-pick and criticize your every action.
He may find fault in everything you do and make it seem like the relationship is all your fault. This is another way of putting distance between you two so that he can justify breaking up with you. If you’re experiencing this behavior, try not to take it personally. He’s likely just looking for a way to end things without having to be the bad guy., which doesn’t necessarily mean that you are!
9. He’s Generally Sad or Negative
This normally positive sign can become very negative when he’s done with a relationship. He may not want to spend much time being happy around you or doing any sort of enjoyable activities together.
He is likely feeling bad for himself. If a Leo man knows that a relationship is on its way out, he may feel that things are unfair or even tragic. Leos are very sensitive and can become emotional when sad or angry.
He may forget to consider your emotions if he is so caught up in his own. A Leo man may even project this sadness onto you and make morose comments about your relationship. Since this isn’t the way a Leo normally acts, it may be a sign that he’s ready to end things.
10. He’s Less Interested in Intimacy
Leo is a very sexual sign, so when he’s done with you, his sexual interest may take a nosedive.
He is likely trying to find ways to put distance between the two of you because intimacy would remind him too much of what it used to be like together. If this happens, try not to get frustrated or angry as that will only push him further away.
If you want to save the relationship, try engaging him in more physical activities or giving him a massage so that he can see how much fun it is being with you. If this doesn’t work, don’t be afraid to let go and mourn what could have been before moving on completely.
When Are Other Zodiac Men Done With You?
Now that you have a clear idea of when a Leo Man is done with you, it’s time to explore other men. Learn about their signals in the below articles:
- Aries Men
- Taurus Men
- Gemini Men
- Cancer Men
- Virgo Men
- Libra Men
- Scorpio Men
- Sagittarius Men
- Capricorn Men
- Aquarius Men
- Pisces Men
Leo men usually sweep their partners off of their feet at the beginning of a relationship. So it can feel like a complete surprise when they are ready to break up.
If you don’t want your relationship with a Leo man to end, try being more open and direct about your feelings. If this still doesn’t work after several attempts, it may be time for both of you to move on.
If you need support in figuring out what to do next, Anna Kovach’s Leo Man Secrets can help you to clarify what is happening in your Leo man’s head. This way you can learn to read his mind and emotions and develop the relationship you deserve.