He lingers a little when you meet at the hallway. He pauses to speak with you even when there’s really nothing to talk about. He offers to give you a ride home. Does he like you, then? Or is he just being the nice guy that he is? Now, you’re getting dazed and confused. You’re the type who’s into grand gestures like flowers, chocolates, dinner, or even a song dedicated to you. Don’t get your hopes up. There’s the subtle guy in the shadows, too. Pay attention to the little details.
Maintaining Eye Contact
If a guy really likes you, he’ll most likely do everything to catch your attention. Eye contacts are the obvious giveaways. If you catch him intently looking at you while you’re talking, then it could mean something else. You might also catch him looking at your chest at times. But, wait! Before you go ballistic on him for staring at your chest, there’s actually a scientific explanation for this. Studies show that when a guy likes you, he’ll most likely look at your chest or head. If he only sees you as a friend, he’ll stare at your hands or feet. If you’re into him too, then let him stare by all means.
Let the Body do the Talking
Apparently, action does speak louder than words. When a guy is into you, you’ll immediately notice it by way of his body language. If he’s attracted to just as you are to him, he’ll find ways to position himself the nearest possible way to you. When he seems to be always leaning towards you and touches your arms gently from time to time, chances are, he likes you in a romantic way. Same goes if he mirrors your actions, too. If a guy is into you, he’ll generally be placing himself towards you all the time. If he’s not, you’ll see him crossing his arms a lot or leaning away from you as much as possible.
Mind the Nerves
Remember those little butterflies that you felt in your stomach every time you see someone you really like? Guys get them, too! These little butterflies are manifestations of nervousness which is pretty normal for any person. If a guy really likes you, you might notice him stuttering while talking to you or sweating a lot though it’s actually a cool weather. You might even see him laughing at something or making jokes that aren’t even funny. Even if he seems to be talking a lot about himself, don’t brush him off just yet. Guys get nervous around girls they like, too.
Smile and Smile Some More
If a guy is really into you, he’ll probably smile more than he usually does. You may just think that he’s just the friendly neighborhood guy but be a little sensitive. Notice how he would smile at your more often than he does at someone else’s. Smiling is pretty addicting so when you smile, it’s not only to attract others to you; it’s also a manifestation that you are attracted to another person, too. A smile is truly genuine when the eyes are smiling, too, so take note of this the next time you meet him. If he’s really interested, he’ll be smiling at you a lot and hanging on to every word you say. If you like him, too, give him the sweetest smile that you have.
No Touchy-Feely This Time
Guys like to touch. But before you think about some inappropriate innuendos, you may need to think again. If a guy is into you, he’ll find any opportunity to touch you but not in a perverted manner. This kind of touching more likely leans om the innocent side, like a touch on your arm, hand, or shoulders, to name a few. Most guys don’t know how to act around someone they really like so if you think the guy’s into you, don’t give him a hard time. If he doesn’t like you, it is most likely that he won’t give you the wrong impression. A guy who’s not interested won’t be touching you in a way that would make you feel important. But if he does, he’ll most certainly show you that he’s attracted to you by touching you from time to time.
Eyes On You, Babe
You can check this one out when you are surrounded by many people like during a party or when you’re in the club. If a guy is truly interested, he’ll always find the time to seek you out from the crowd. Additionally, even if he’s with his friends, he’ll most likely still be at bay for you. If you’re not convinced yet, you can try leaving the group for a while and spend some time away from the crowd. You can try sitting at the bar counter or you can also go out to get some fresh air. If he follows you, then there’s no doubt that he really is into you. If he doesn’t, then it’s time for you to move on. The key here is to act as innocently as possible. Don’t let him think that you’re interested too, otherwise, he’ll just be turned off.
Friends are the Keys
If you really want to know if a guy likes you, you can always get some clues from his friends. However, you have to make sure that they don’t know what you’re up to. Otherwise, you’ll only end up getting played. If you are within the same group of friends, this could redound to your benefit. It means you’ll have better to reliable information if he really does like you as much as you like him. Find some time to ask implicitly about his interests or if he’s talking about you. Even if you haven’t met his friends yet, you can still get some clues. If he brings you along at a party and his friends seem to know you, chances are, he’s been talking about you a lot. When a guy truly likes you, he’ll make it a point to include you in any activity, and especially when it involves his other friends. He’s proud of you and he wants to show you off. It’s that simple.
Compliments are Freely Given
Does he tell that your hair looks amazing today? Did you just hear him say that you look great even in your sweatpants? When a guy is into you, he will always say nice things about you, even the simplest ones. Most men don’t give out compliments that often unless they really mean it, so if the guy seems to be complimenting you for like forever, chances are, he likes you a lot. Pay attention to what he’s saying, too. If a man compliments you not only based on how you look, it’s most likely that he’s not looking for a fling. This guy could be the real deal. Oh, and don’t forget to thank him for the nice words, too.
Take Advantage of Technology
With the onset of technology came the birth of social media. This platform is used for making and maintaining connections with the people around you, and even those who you haven’t even met yet. Most men may not be into the social media craze but if he’s really into you, he’ll find a way to connect with you and be a part of your world, no matter what it takes. He’ll most likely add you as a friend or follow your posts. It’s also one way for him to get to know you and know what and who are important to you. This way he’ll get to know you better and probably have something to talk to you about when you see each other. Take this opportunity to get to know him better, too. Dig through his posts and photos if you must. If a guy is really into you, he won’t have anything to hide.
Phones Are Not Allowed
When a guy is not into you, you’ll notice it right away. Since most of us are pretty much glued to our phones these days, take this chance to test him out. If he likes you, he’ll be attentive and hang on to every word that you say. Even if it means putting his phone aside. You know how insulting it is when the person you’re talking to seems to be checking out his phone all the time. You’re guilty of it, too, right? You know how it feels so use this to your advantage when you’re trying to know if a guy really likes you. If he leaves his phone in his pocket and better yet, if he doesn’t answer a phone call while talking to you, chances are, he’s really interested. As courtesy, don’t check out your phone, too. Give him your undivided attention and you’ll definitely get somewhere.
Teasing His Way to Your Heart
When a man likes a woman, his inner child comes alive at some point. Remember the time when he used to pull your hair a lot or when he called you a crybaby and other names? That could be an indication that he likes you. A lot. When a guy likes you, he’ll always seek your attention even if it means teasing you or pulling pranks on you. Yes, it is a tad childish but hey, if that’s the only to seek you out, then let him be. Most of the time, he just wants to keep you amused or make you laugh. But if you think that he’s gone overboard with all the teasing, let him know that you feel uncomfortable. You’ll never know, this might lead to his confession. If you like him too, you can think of ways to be playful around him. It wouldn’t hurt.
Very Profound Memory
If he’s truly interested in anything that you say, he’ll most likely remember every word. Even if it takes weeks and months, your words will still be etched in his mind. And maybe his heart, too. When a guy is not into you, anything that you have discussed so far will be far from being remembered on the second date, if there still is. However, if he is into you, you’ll be surprised at how keen his memory is, especially when it’s about the things that you told him. It doesn’t matter if it’s trivial, political, or anything in between. He’ll remember anything and he’ll most likely bring this up the next time you meet. It’s not every day that you meet someone who’s really paying good attention so if you like the guy, too, grab this chance by all means.
It’s Not Me, It’s You
When a guy likes you, he would want to get to know you by asking about your family or whatever it is that interests you. If he’s not, you’ll probably end up your date listening about his dogs or his favorite basketball team. If he seems to be talking about himself all night, then that’s a pretty good sign that he’s not interested in you at all. But if he asks you questions about yourself, chances are, he likes you and he wants to know you better. He could ask you about work or about your favorite book. Just about anything so long as it’s about you. This is definitely a clear indication that the guy is into you.
Girl, all you need to do is to trust your feelings to know if a guy really likes you. Trust your gut-feels. Most men are afraid to openly communicate about how they feel about a girl so give them the benefit of the doubt. It can be pretty challenging for you when you try to decipher his feelings but you should look at in a positive perspective.
Don’t be intimidated nor discouraged. Instead, help him out. Take every opportunity to get to know him better. If you really like him, make him feel comfortable. It would probably take him a while to confess his feelings for you. He could be scared, too. The key here is to be patient. After all, that’s what true love really is.