Why are Pisces men so confusing? Do they enjoy playing head games, or is it accidental?
Here’s the deal with Pisces men:
- They’re incredibly indecisive
- Their emotions are changeable and all over the place
- They get hot and cold without warning
- They have a dualistic nature, which makes them walking contradictions
Pisces is the number one misunderstood sign, and unfortunately the miscommunications can lead to relationship problems and breakups.
The best way to keep a Pisces man is to dive deep into his mind and learn how he thinks, which Anna Kovach’s guide Pisces Man Secrets will show you how to do.
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Why Is a Pisces Man So Confusing?
1. It’s because of Pisces’ ruling planet, Neptune
Pisces is ruled by Neptune, the planet of illusion and dreams.
This makes the Pisces man a dreamer, living with his head in the clouds and never quite coming down to reality.
Dreams can be sweet and nice, but they are also strange and nonsensical.
You can hear the Neptunian influence in the way a Pisces man talks in riddles and metaphors.
It’s not easy to understand him much of the time.
But he’s also aware of this.
And for what it’s worth, he’ll do his best to understand your world if you can’t quite figure out his.
2. Pisces is a mutable sign and can be wishy-washy
Being a mutable sign means that Pisces is rather easygoing.
He’s flexible and adaptable, and he’s not insistent on getting his own way like a fixed sign.
On the other hand, he can be so flexible that sometimes he doesn’t take a stand.
One of the gripes people have with mutable signs is that they can behave in a wishy-washy way, never quite committing to one thing.
But the truth is, they see many sides to a situation. So it’s difficult to choose just one path.
On the positive side, this makes them very open-minded.
However, that doesn’t help you out when a Pisces man can’t make up his mind about whether he wants a relationship or not.
3. Pisces men have strong feelings that are also changeable
This one can be a doozy.
As an emotional water sign, Pisces men get caught up in very strong feelings.
But the thing is, their feelings can change quickly and dramatically.
If you think of the Pisces man’s element as the ocean, imagine how quickly the waters change from calm and peaceful to stormy and turbulent.
His emotional states are so intense, they leave a strong and convincing impression.
And while the Pisces man is genuine in his feelings in the moment, they don’t define him or his opinions tomorrow or the next day.
4. A Pisces man is an idealist
Thanks to his Neptunian influence, a Pisces man is very idealistic.
He has a tendency to put a woman on a pedestal, but it gets tough to keep her there.
When reality conflicts with his mental image of you, he can go quiet, pull back and act distant.
Unfortunately, you can’t do much about this—it’s the Pisces man’s challenge to come back down to earth.
But you should always be real with him, and never try to be what you think he wants.
He can tell when you’re being fake and will lose trust and interest in you.
Dating a Pisces man is not easy!
But if you’re struggling, you might want to try diving into his psyche with Pisces Man Secrets.
5. Pisces has a dualistic nature
The zodiac sign Pisces is represented by two fish swimming in a circle, passing each other in opposite directions.
Really, it’s the perfect symbol of the Pisces’ dualistic nature—always contradicting himself and going around in circles.
Indeed, you’ll notice how often Pisces contradicts himself.
And yet, he can hold two completely contradictory ideas at once and consider them both valid and right.
He wants a soulmate, but he wants to be left alone.
He’ll want to go out, but he doesn’t want to come out of his introverted shell.
He dreams of climbing the ladder in his career, but he doesn’t want responsibilities.
Suffice it to say, he often feels conflicted.
And the women he dates don’t understand how he could want two different things at the same time.
6. He gets hot and cold
Pisces men are famous for playing hot and cold games with a woman.
They can turn on a dime, going from lovey-dovey and romantic to MIA.
Many women are perplexed by this behavior because they’ve heard that Pisces men are sensitive and adoring of their partners.
But what they’re missing is that the Pisces man is also full of anxiety and doubt.
If he’s doing this with you, be calm and consistent.
Show him that you’ll be there for him and that you really care for him.
That’s the only way to break through the barrier and get him to unleash all of his love and devotion.
7. Pisces prefer to go with the flow
If you’re a planner and an organizer, you may have some battles with a Pisces man.
He’s very laid-back about things, even if he can get obsessive about details.
He’s a big believer in going with the flow, accepting what the universe hands him and letting things play out without interfering.
The trouble is, when it comes to his relationships, this tendency can be seen as passive.
Cold and uncaring, even.
You might be struggling against all odds to be together, while he lets the cards fall where they may.
To him, if it’s meant to be, it will be.
It’s difficult to understand this part of him, but it’s simply part of his ethereal nature.
Pisces Men FAQ
How do you know if a Pisces man is serious about you?
You can tell a Pisces man is serious about you when he finally stops pushing and pulling and acts like he’s committed.
For him, this means he’s fully integrating you into his daily life.
You know his family and friends, and they treat you with the respect of a long-term partner.
The Pisces man will appear to have “merged” with you in a way.
Which means you’re part of his routines, his major decisions and his future plans.
Read Also: Why are Pisces Men Good in Bed?
Do Pisces change their minds a lot?
They sure do!
Pisces are known to change their minds without warning, logic or reason.
Or at least, this is how it seems to other people.
This is because the Pisces’ process is largely internal, and don’t forget, their nature is contradictory and dualistic to begin with.
Are Pisces emotionally detached?
No, Pisces are not emotionally detached.
However, they might appear detached because of their hot/cold behaviors.
They can also accidentally break some hearts due to not being able to figure out what they want.
But in all honesty, Pisces is one of the most emotionally attached signs of the zodiac.
They’re always looking for their other half, and their deepest desire is to connect with others.
How does a Pisces man test you?
Here are some typical Pisces man tests:
- Giving you the silent treatment
- Avoiding your phone calls like the plague
- Pushing your buttons to get a reaction
- Seeing how you mesh with his friends
- Going hot and cold on you
It’s all to find out who you are inside.
He’s looking for the “real you,” not the face you present to the outside world.
If you want to know more about his tests and how to pass, read How Does a Pisces Man Test You?
How does a Pisces man apologize?
A Pisces man will say he’s sorry and really mean it.
Usually, he has no trouble verbally telling you he’s sorry.
But there are times when he’ll hold back and try to show you through his deep remorse.
Bear in mind, he’s very sensitive and hates to hurt anyone.
So if he’s hurt you and he’s gone AWOL instead of apologizing, he’s definitely beating himself up about it in private.
If you want to know how to crack the code of the Pisces man, get your hands on Pisces Man Secrets.