Sometimes, it can be really confusing having to read guys. He can be saying so many different things to you and you won’t know how he really feels about you. Don’t worry about it too much. That’s perfectly normal. Guys typically aren’t as in tune with their feelings as girls are; and that’s why they have substantial difficulty with expressing themselves. However, that can turn out to be really difficult for you if you’re interested in a man but you don’t really know if he likes you back.
Of course, love is always going to be a risk that you have to be willing to take. But you only want to be taking calculated risks; the ones that will minimize the chances of you getting hurt. You don’t want to be making yourself vulnerable to a guy who doesn’t really care much about you, do you? And that’s why you want to be able to get a read on him first. You want to be able to tell if he’s genuinely interested in you or not before you make your move. However, you don’t know whether he likes you or not. And that’s where this article is going to step in. If you have difficulty reading men, then at least know that you won’t have difficulty reading this helpful article. Here are a few signs that he definitely likes you as more than a friend.
1. He really listens to you when you talk.
Not only does he listen to you when you talk; but he really pays attention to you and keeps track of everything that you say. He really makes an effort to keep a mental note of the littlest things that you tell him. He doesn’t just make it seem like he’s listening. He genuinely wants to get to know you better.
2. He initiates phone calls and text messages.
He texts you first. He calls you when you’re not together. He always wants to be in constant communication with you. He always wants to be talking and connecting with you even when you’re not within talking distance. He really makes an effort to reach out and connect with you as much as he can.
3. He takes a genuine interest in who you really are as a person.
He never wants to stop getting to know you. He wants to immerse himself in your world. He wants to find out as much as he can about you and the life that you lead. It’s his way of really connecting with you.
4. He makes an effort to look good when he’s with you.
You notice that he puts in a little extra effort to dress better whenever he knows that you’re going to bump into one another. He always tries to look his best whenever you’re together.
5. He behaves like a true gentleman around you.
Not to say that he doesn’t behave like a gentleman whenever you’re not around but he always amps it up whenever you’re there. You notice that he increases his efforts to espouse a certain sense of chivalry whenever he’s with you. You get the sense that he’s trying to impress you with his charm and his manners.
6. He allows himself to open up about his feelings with you.
To a certain extent, he’s going to allow himself to open up to you. Guys don’t typically open up to girls they’re not interested in. They usually see feelings and emotions as weakness. But with you, he lets himself be weak. He allows himself to become vulnerable because he knows that that is what it takes to get closer to you.
7. He always laughs when you’re around.
He always feels like he’s having a good time whenever you’re around. Every single time you are together, his mood is suddenly lifted. It’s so much easier for him to smile and laugh because you bring a certain sense of lightness to his life. He always finds it so easy to be happy when he’s with you.
8. He acts protective of you.
He acts almost territorial with you; as if you’re a prized possession of his. He doesn’t mean to objectify you in that manner. It’s just that he genuinely cares about your well-being. He genuinely cares about your safety. And he’s always going to want to be looking out for you even though you’re not really together.
9. He goes out of his way to do nice things for you.
He really inconveniences himself just to make your life easier. It’s his way of trying to get you to notice that he’s willing to do nice things for you even if he doesn’t have to.
10. He really tells you that he likes you.
At the end of the day, you might as well just take him for his word if they match up with his actions. If he’s telling you that he likes you and it really shows in the way that he treats you, then he’s definitely a guy who is worth taking a chance on. He’s a guy you can really get into a relationship with.