9 Body Language Signs That He’s Actually Hiding Something From You

Dishonesty. It takes place in most relationships – and a lot of the time, it does more harm than good. It’s rarely ever wise to be keeping secrets from your partner in a relationship. You never want to be keeping your partner in the dark about a lot of things in your lives together. That’s just downright disrespectful. It shows that you don’t respect your partner enough to actually acknowledge that they are worthy of the truth. You are essentially saying that they aren’t good enough to be told what’s real – and that’s always bad in a relationship. You always want to come clean to your partner especially when it comes to crucial issues surrounding your relationship.

However, a lot of us are selfish. Sometimes, the truth can be hard to stomach. Sometimes, the truth can put us in an extreme state of inconvenience once it’s revealed. So a lot of us will resort to lying just to save our butts. Your man might be guilty of doing so. He might be keeping you in the dark about something that he should be opening up to you about. And that’s dangerous for a relationship. You can’t expect to make your relationship function properly if you’re not being fed all of the proper facts. You always want to make sure that you know everything that’s going on so that you don’t end up getting duped or blindsided by anything.

Men aren’t always the best verbal communicators. You probably already know this by now. However, he dos always have a tendency to express himself through his body language and his physical movements. His subconscious might be telling you a lot of things about himself without him even noticing it. You just have to take it upon yourself to make sure that you spot out the signs when they present themselves. You have to make sure that you stay on top of things in your relationship. Here are some basic body language signs that your man is actually hiding something from you.

1. He crosses his arms whenever he talks to you.

He may not even notice that he’s doing it. He’s subconsciously crossing his arms because he’s trying to protect something. He doesn’t want to let you all the way in. He’s closing himself off to you to a certain degree. He doesn’t want to give you full access and that’s why he’s using his arms as some kind of barrier.

2. He doesn’t face his body towards you when you’re conversing.

It’s very obvious that he is trying to hide something if his body shifts towards another direction when he’s talking to you. Instead of using his arms as a mode of defense, he just completely shuts the door on you by turning away.

3. He doesn’t look straight into your eyes during conversations.

He doesn’t want you to see he fear in his eyes. He doesn’t want you to see the truth by looking deep into his soul. The eyes are the windows to the soul after all.

4. He seems easily irritable whenever you ask him questions.

He gets really defensive when you ask him seemingly simple questions about his life. He is going to make it seem like you’re interrogating him even when you’re not. The pressure is starting to get to him and he’s going to end up acting really irritable. He doesn’t want to get caught in his own lies.

5. He acts all fidgety whenever it’s just the two of you.

He is restless. The secret is really putting the pressure on him. There’s so much energy inside of him that he wants to release somehow. He wants to relieve all of that pressure. That’s why he’s going to have difficulty keeping still.

6. He tries to maintain a very strict expression on his face all of the time.

He has a poker face on. And he’s definitely trying to hide something – much like in poker. He doesn’t want you to know what cards he’s holding. He’s keeping his cards very close to his chest and he’s under a lot of stress.

7. He acts like a blinking machine.

Psychology has proven that people who are lying or who are keeping secrets will tend to blink at a rapid rate. So be very wary of the frequency of his blinking.

8. He bites his fingernails.

Psychology has also stated that the act of biting fingernails is a sign of insecurity or anxiety. If he’s anxious about the secret he’s hiding, it’s highly likely that he will be biting his fingernails a lot.

9. He lashes out at you a lot.

He is so guilty about the secret that he’s hiding. He knows that it’s wrong to be keeping something from you. The guilt is starting to eat him up inside. And he’s trying to act out because of that guilt. He will turn the tables on you and make it seem like you’re the one who is doing something wrong.

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