You refused to cry for him so you desperately held back and instead shook your head, “Why are you always like this Bruce?” You hissed, “All I’m trying to do is be there and this is how I’m repaid? Forget it.” You walked away leaving Bruce feeling worse than ever.
He cared about you which meant he had to push you away. He couldn’t risk your safety; he couldn’t have you getting hurt on his watch. It hurt him probably a lot more than it hurt you but he had to make sure you were safe.