Why Did She Suddenly Stop Texting Me? (9 Reasons Why) 

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Isabelle O'Gallagher

Isabelle O'Gallagher is a personal development and relationship expert who has consulted for some of the biggest companies in America.

Relationships, and friendships, can be challenging to navigate. Two different, or the same, personalities, various mindsets, and just trying to figure each other out, especially in the beginning, are complicated.

Now, imagine if you were in a relationship with a woman, everything seems to be going fine, and she stops texting you. There is plenty of eleven preciseness reasons for why this is happening.

Why Did She Suddenly Stop Texting Me?

1. She’s Busy

Her ghosting you may not be intentional. A simple answer is that she could be a busy person. Those active and always on the go tend to forget to call or text someone back.

Yes, this is a frustrating answer to a question such as why she suddenly stopped texting me, but the world doesn’t stop for anyone. Things happen twenty-four seven, so she could be a busy bee.

2. You Upset Her

Think back to before she stopped texting you. Did you two get into an argument? Did you say or do something insensitive? If so, then that may be why she’s stopped texting you.

There is no right or wrong in what to do after an argument. Some women are okay with talking after a fight, while others need space to think.

If these two options do not fit your situation with the girl, the third option is that you made her mad enough that her not texting you is purposeful and cutting contact with you.

The last two may sound petty enough that it doesn’t justify them not giving you a text back, but people can do impulsive things at the moment, and it may last longer than it should’ve.

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3. She’s Sleeping

This can accompany her being busy, but maybe she’s tired and needs to sleep. Now, why would she stop texting you altogether? That’s for her to know and us never to find out.

The only explanation that can be given for her being tired and not texting you back could be that she has a forgetful memory and forgets to text you and others back.

So, likely, this isn’t done with maliciousness, but she could be, as stated in number one, that she’s constantly on the go and becomes tired towards the end of the day and forgets to text back.

4. She’s Cheating

Let’s hope this is not the case for you, but she could be cheating. They may be a little preoccupied with someone else and do not have time to text you back.

If you are not even close to being in the honeymoon stage and are only talking, then they are likely to ghost you and text others who seem more attractive.

A woman you’re in the talking stage with, who has caught the attention of others, is likely not to text you back because it didn’t seem necessary to them at the time.

So, while the second option may not be technically considered cheating, it can feel a little misleading about how things are going in your relationship with her.

5. She’s Ghosting You

She’s Ghosting You

If she hasn’t texted you in a long time, she’s ghosting you. Ghosting is a ghostly phenomenon where a person cuts all sorts of communication with you without warning.

Ghosting happens more often than you would think and can be due to various reasons, but mainly not because of anything you’ve done, but, in more minor cases, it could’ve been because of you.

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Some reasons involving you could be that you’re too clingy, rude, or any other reason they took personally.

Now, reasons that don’t involve you could be because they lack the communication skills, don’t want to hurt your feelings, or are going through something mentally.

6. She’s Breaking Up With You

This could be her way of wanting to break up with you. Her lack of texting you, or any other form of communication, could be due to various reasons.

One reason could be that she doesn’t want to hurt your feelings or you guys had an argument so toxic that she feels the best thing to do was cut all contact with you.

7. Playing Hard To Get

This likely happens during the talking stages of a relationship, but she could be playing hard to get. In some relationships, they’ll want to talk every day, but maybe not this girl.

She may think that it would attract you to her more if she is playing hard to get by not texting back on time or not at all and is waiting for you to text her back first.

In some cases, this may work for the woman, having them worry or wanting attention from her, but others may worry but is willing to respect their space, which is the opposite of what she would like.

8. Bad Texter

She has terrible texting skills. Her not texting you back could be done without maliciousness, but she’s never adequately had to communicate with someone before.

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There are other reasons she could be a bad texter and communicator: they forget that there is another human being on the other end who wants to reciprocate a relationship.

However, you shouldn’t be upset with someone who is a bad texter. Someone being terrible with texting isn’t necessarily a reflection of your relationship and who you are to them.

9. She Changed Her Number

Her phone could’ve been broken, hacked, or however else, but she changed her number and forgot to inform you about it via text, which is usually how one would be notified.

Typically, this isn’t something to be annoyed about as it is an innocent mistake, but it does mean that if you want to text her, you would’ve had to initiate the text first.

To learn more, you can also read our posts on why she unblocked you, why you miss her so much, and why your ex wants to be friends.


So, in conclusion, the woman not texting you back could be for mysterious reasons or because your relationship with her got too much and she needed some space.

Not every relationship is going to be functional. Communication, whether a call or text, should be healthy, so one has not to worry or wonder, but people communicate differently.


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