He just wants to prove one thing to you: “This relationship, he didn’t lose completely.” At least after the break-up, he earned dignity.
Breaking up is very sad and painful for both of them, especially the party who was broken up. In the face of sudden changes in intimacy, the broken-up party is difficult to accept, often emotional breakdown, crying. At this time some people will be eager to save each other, to do some excessive behaviour.
Often hear this saying, “Love is only half of a man at most, but it is all of a woman”, I hope you do not be brainwashed by such articles. Women may have a higher desire for affection, but that doesn’t mean they have to live by love.