Why does a Scorpio man ignore you?
If you’re getting the silent treatment, it could be any of these things:
- He needs to get control of his emotions
- He’s trying to see how long he can go without seeing you
- Something you did hurt or offended him and now he’s icing you out
- He feels guilty about something
- He’s just being a Scorpio and taking a break from the world
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Why Does a Scorpio Man Ignore You?
He’s trying to figure out his feelings
As a member of the water sign club along with Cancer and Pisces, Scorpio has an incredible depth of emotion.
But sometimes, all that emotional intensity can become confusing.
Add to this the Scorpio’s incredible lustiness and emotions can definitely get entangled.
For a Scorpio man, the wisest course of action is to step back.
If he feels like he needs to assess where he’s at, he’ll likely stop calling for a bit.
Don’t give up hope, though—many times, Scorpio guys will come back in full force after a break (sometimes a long one).
Read also: How to Get a Scorpio Man to Chase You
He fears that he’s losing control
Scorpio men don’t like to be out of control.
They like to be in the driver’s seat of emotions (even though they often aren’t) and their behaviors and have the upper hand at all times.
Actually, falling for someone can threaten their sense of control.
It’s often the case the Scorpio guys will retreat when they feel like they’re getting too deep.
It kind of sucks for the person they love, but it’s just how they deal until they feel like they’re better equipped to handle it.
The good news is a love-struck Scorpio’s need to be near you will usually win, eventually.
He’s testing himself
Sometimes it’s not just a sudden retreat, but rather a methodical one when a Scorpio man feels strongly for you or he’s still considering how exactly he feels.
Whatever the case may be, he’s putting distance between you to test not necessarily you, but himself.
To see if he can take it.
To see how strong the urge is to see you and whether or not he can live without you.
If he feels like he can’t, well, he has his answer and you’ll soon have yours.
Something you did got to him
Many folks don’t realize just how sensitive Scorpios are.
They come off as tough when they’re really a big mess of emotions inside.
Scorpios are just really, really good at protecting their feelings.
One defense mechanism they have is to shut you out.
Likely, they’ll do this without warning.
And you may not hear at all what the reason was in the first place.
So think back and look for incidents where you may have offended the Scorpio!
If you can’t think of any, you can reach out and ask but don’t expect a reply if he’s not ready to tell you.
He’d prefer that you figure it out on your own.
Frustrating? Yes, insanely.
But you’re dealing with one of the most secretive and mysterious (but also desired) signs of the zodiac.
No pain, no gain.
He did something wrong
Sometimes it wasn’t you that committed the crime.
It may have been him.
Scorpios can feel some heavy guilt after doing something they know would hurt you.
Their reaction is, again, to go silent on you.
However, it’s obviously not to punish you this time.
It’s more like the Scorpio guy doesn’t yet know how or isn’t emotionally ready to talk to you about it.
He just needs alone time
Then again, the Scorpio might need to go under the radar for a while.
It’s a very common Scorpio behavior to shut the world out, their loved ones included, from time to time.
There may be no other reason at all other than the fact that he is an extremely private person and needs to maintain boundaries from time to time.
If this is the case, don’t fret over it.
The Scorpio man will take his time and then come back to the surface like nothing happened at some point.
He’s dealing with something personal
Similarly, if a Scorpio man is going through a thing, he will likely want to go through it on his own.
He may eventually talk to you about it, but don’t expect him to.
Scorpios rarely give things away about themselves, and it can take many months to years to get to a level of trust with them that would allow them to confide in you.
But beyond this, Scorpios are just sort of loners.
At the end of the day, they face the world on their own.
A little known fact about this sun sign is that it’s not just represented by the Scorpion. It’s also represented by the phoenix, the symbol of the evolved Scorpio.
Like the phoenix, the Scorpio will rise from the ashes reborn—but only from his own efforts.
So if a Scorpio’s need to deal with issues alone seems like he’s locking you out, remember that he needs to go through certain things by himself to rise above them.
Relationship Astrologer Anna Kovach shares the other vital details you need to make your Scorpion feel supported and satisfied in Scorpio Man Secrets.
Other Scorpio Man Questions
How do I get my Scorpio man’s attention back?
If a Scorpio man is ignoring you, you may need to just wait until he’s ready to give you his attention again.
Scorpios don’t like to be pushed, and they’re impossible to manipulate.
However, one weapon you do have is to be direct with him.
Asking him in plain terms why he’s gone dark can lay the responsibility to account for his actions at his feet and prompt a response from him, and one that is equally blunt.
With a Scorpio man, you have to show that you’re not going to be messed around with.
That being said, if he doesn’t respond to you, you will need to wait for him to come around.
When it comes down to it, you can’t make a Scorpio man do anything he doesn’t want to do.
Signs a Scorpio man is playing you
Does the Scorpion in question ghost you?
Leave you high and dry with no remorse?
Did he seem very interested in you at first, only to completely disappear and go out of his way to avoid you?
These are all signs a Scorpio guy might be playing you.
You can also tell by the way he hides you, as in not taking you out and not introducing you to friends—he could have another love interest he’s trying to juggle.
Also, he may come on strong, then say it’s not going to work out between you all of a sudden because you defied him in some way or just plain tried to live your own life.
How to know when a Scorpio man is done with you
If a Scorpio man is done with you, he will cut off contact.
And that will be it.
If you reach out to him, he will not respond.
He will not come back after a period of time and he will not show up anywhere you are.
If you happen to see him out somewhere, he will ignore you if he can or he will treat you coldly.
It’s pretty obvious when a Scorpio is over it.
At least you’ll know instead of wasting time on him.
How do you know if a Scorpio man misses you?
One of the main things a Scorpio guy does when he misses you is talk to you.
He will likely reach out, even if it’s just to say “Hey.”
Especially if he wants to know things like what you’re doing right now and who you’re with, you know he’s pining a bit for you.
Otherwise, if you find evidence of a Scorpio man stalking your socials and keeping tabs on you, he misses you.
Why a Scorpio man acts like he doesn’t care
Scorpios are quick to cover up their feelings because they take things to heart.
They hate being vulnerable and would rather cause themselves pain by pretending something didn’t affect them than show you that it did.
So rest assured, a non-reaction is not evidence that the Scorpio doesn’t care.
If a Scorpio man is trying to bury his feelings for you, however, he CAN sever the connection between you with his tremendous willpower.
In which case, your best bet is learning how to read his mind with an expert-written resource like Scorpio Man Secrets.
Relationship Astrologer Anna Kovach put years of research and experience with her own clients dating and marrying Scorpio men into the guide.
What she created is the ultimate key to unlocking the Scorpion’s secret fears and desires.