How can I stop my Mac from automatically pairing with a bluetooth device?

Episode 1034 (1:31:45)

Paul from Lake Forest, CA

Paul has a Bluetooth Speaker adapter, but his Mac tries to pair with it when he doesn't want it to. Leo says the only thing he can do is turn off Bluetooth on the Mac to prevent it from pairing. Leo doesn't know of any way to tell the Mac to not pair with a visible and previously paired Bluetooth device.