It’s not always going to be the most straightforward task knowing how to get a guy to like you. However, it doesn’t have to be completely impossible, either. You might be intimidated by the fact that boys and girls speak entirely different languages.
This is something that this article is going to try to help you out with. If you feel like you have been lost in your dating life, I’m listing down ways to help you get a guy to like you.
Fifty ways on how to get a guy to like you:
1. Ask him to do favors for you.
You might not know this, but it needs to be said. Making your man do some work for you is going to make him like you. Men always like to feel needed in relationships, after all. It’s going to make him feel validated and wanted. You will make him feel better about himself.
2. Throw a few compliments his way.
Even though he might not necessarily ask for compliments, you should still throw them his way. And you might feel shy to do so, but you need to overcome that shyness. For instance, letting him know that you like his outfit can go a long way.
3. Stay true to yourself.
If you’re serious about getting a man to commit to you, then you have to stay true to yourself. Make sure that you always try your best to be as authentic and as real as possible. In other words, you never want to be deceiving him with regards to your personality and character.
4. Stay confident.
Always conduct yourself with confidence. You always want to be proud of who you are and what you have to bring to the table. You must be able to show him that you are a force to be reckoned with. Otherwise, he might not be able to take you seriously.
5. Establish eye contact.
You always want to establish eye contact whenever you are talking to him. It’s going to make him feel more comfortable with you. For example, it’s much harder to trust a person when they can’t look you in the eye while talking to you.
6. Express interest in his passions.
You want to make an effort to express interest in his passions. Incidentally, this is going to make him feel like there is a real connection between the two of you. If you express interest, then he’s going to feel bonded with you in an intimate capacity. In other words, you need to be into the things that he’s into.
7. Be vulnerable to him.
Express your vulnerability towards him. It’s going to make him feel a lot more comfortable about trusting you and being with you. Expressing vulnerability means that you can trust him. Consequentially, that’s going to make him more trusting of you as well.
8. See the best in him.
Always try to see the absolute best in him. Besides, you don’t want him to be expecting the worst out of you, do you? You want to make sure that he is always going to think of you positively. After that, it’s only imperative that you do the same for him also.
9. Don’t pressure him into committing.
Don’t make the mistake of pressuring your man into commitment. More than just doing the right things, you also want to make sure that you avoid doing the wrong things. Consequentially, these mistakes could make him not want to be with you in the future.
10. Show him that you’re committed to him.
Even though you don’t want to pressure him into committing, you have to show him that you’re committed. This is the only way he’s going to be enticed to respond to your efforts. He’s only going to want to be with you if he knows that you’re all-in as well.
11. Maintain your life outside of him.
Just because the two of you get into a relationship with one another doesn’t mean that you have to give up your sense of self. You should still be able to maintain your independent life outside of the relationship. After all, he’s going to respect you a lot more for staying true to who you are separate from who he is.
12. Hold on to your dignity.
If you let him walk all over you, then he isn’t going to have any respect for you. Whenever necessary, stand up for yourself and fight for your beliefs. This isn’t going to scare him off if he’s a great guy. After all, he is always going to respect you if you hold on to your dignity.
13. Express your gratitude for him.
Be sure to express your gratitude and appreciation for everything he does for you. Similarly, you will want to validate any efforts he makes for the relationship. This lets him know that you don’t take him for granted and that you have excellent attention to detail.
14. Stray away from talks about your ex.
You never want to be talking too much about your ex. After all, it wouldn’t make you feel too good to hear him talk about his ex, would it? Also, it’s going to take attention away from what you are trying to form yourselves. In conclusion, you need to focus on what’s in front of you instead of what’s already stuck in the past.
15. Learn to love yourself.
Before you think about how to get a guy to like you, always learn to love yourself. Above all other things, he must know that you can enjoy who you are. It’s going to be hard for him to fall for you if you don’t love yourself first.
16. Show him that you’re adventurous.
Science says that being able to say “yes” to a guy will make you more attractive in his eyes. It’s going to make him feel more enticed about being with you if you are more adventurous. You would make him feel like you are flexible and adaptable. Also, you would be more fun to be with.
17. Put your passions on full display.
Passion is always going to be one of the most beautiful things that men can find in women. Therefore, it’s still going to be a good idea for you to be putting your passions on full display. In addition to that, you will want to be unapologetic about what you’re passionate about because this is part of who you are.
18. Give him his space.
You should always be respectful of a guy’s needs for boundaries. After all, he is his person, and you aren’t entitled to have all of his time even if you’re in a relationship. Similarly, he should be willing to offer you the same kind of respect as well.
19. Let him know that you’re there for him.
Whenever he is feeling down and lowly, you need to be able to let him know that you’re there for him. After all, as human beings, we are all inherently flawed. As a result, we are always going to need help and support from those around us.
20. Be fiscally responsible and independent.
One of the things that men find hot about women is independence. If you show him that you are capable of taking care of yourself, then that’s good. Then, he will know that he won’t have to worry about you being too clingy or dependent. He won’t consider you to be too much of a burden.
21. Make him feel accepted.
Never pressure him into acting or being anyone other than who he is. After all, you don’t want him to be telling you that you’re not enough either. You always have to do your part in making him feel accepted for who he truly is.
22. Smile more.
Guys are always going to be more drawn to the woman who is smiling. Conversely, guys tend to stay away from women who are unapproachable and still frowning. You want to make sure that your face and overall demeanor is inviting.
23. Laugh more.
Having a great sense of humor can go a long way in getting a man to like you. When you make him laugh, he’s going to feel a lot more comfortable and at ease with you. Everyone loves laughter and positive energy, after all. You could be able to provide that for him.
24. Be ‘touchy’ with him.
Try as much as possible to be touchy with him. However, you need to make sure that you are tasteful in your approach. You don’t want to be coming off as intrusive. You want to be affectionate without being tactless. For instance, a subtle stroke of his arm whenever he makes you laugh can have quite an effect on him.
25. Learn to accept responsibility for your actions.
Always own up to your actions in the relationship. Be mature enough to be accountable for everything that you do in the relationship. In addition to that, you also want to make sure that you own up to everything that you say as well.
26. Apologize, if necessary.
Be humble enough to apologize for your shortcomings whenever you don’t come through on something. Say sorry whenever you disappoint him or when you screw up. This kind of humility can go a long way in getting a guy to trust you and be comfortable with you.
27. Be accepting of criticism.
No one is ever going to be perfect. That’s why you always need to be opening yourself up to criticism. You need to have an open mind and an open heart. Indeed, he is going to be impressed if he sees that you can maturely accept criticism from him.
28. Learn when to be dangerous.
Even though you want to be positive and funny a lot of the time, you still have to know when to be dangerous. Life isn’t always going to be all fun and games, after all. Also, he needs to know that you’re taking him seriously.
29. Keep your promises.
When you say that you’re going to do something, always make sure that you follow up on it. You have to prove to him that you’re not just all talk. You need to show him that you’re someone he can always trust and rely on to be telling the truth.
30. Support him in his endeavors.
Make him feel like you have his back as he goes in pursuit of his goals and dreams. You need to let him know that he has always got a partner and a friend in you. He isn’t always going to have the most natural path towards success, but it will make him breathe easier to know that you’re there for him.
31. Ask for his advice.
Let him feel like you genuinely value his thoughts or opinions or something. You have to show him that you are genuinely interested in what he might have to think or say about something. After all, it always pays to be open-minded and receptive to his ideas. It will make him feel valued and validated to a certain degree.
32. Calm him down when he’s stressed.
He is going to go through a lot of stress and tense situations in his life. However, that doesn’t mean he has to go through all of them all on his own. You need to prove to him that you can be there for him and that he doesn’t always have to be alone. Calm him down and ease his nerves.
Always show the humility to learn from your mistakes. You need to prove to him that you are genuinely sorry for your flaws and shortcomings. But, you also have to show a willingness to grow and learn from your regrets. You can’t be content with making the same mistake all the time.
Forgiveness is always going to be essential in a long-lasting relationship. You need to show him that you have the patience and understanding to tolerate his lapses. You have to show him that you are capable of moving past mistakes and shortcomings. It will make him feel a lot more comfortable about being with you.
36. Challenge and push him.
Try to push and challenge him. You want to motivate and inspire him to be a better human being. You want to force him to want to improve, learn, develop, and grow. After all, every guy is always going to seek inspiration in life.
37. Be open about your expectations.
You don’t want to be pressuring him, but you also don’t want to be keeping him in the dark about your expectations. You want him to know just what you’re expecting from him so that you can always be on the same page. Keeping him in the dark is never going to be a good idea.
38. Learn to trust him.
Be trusting of him. You need to be able to make him feel like he is free to make his own decisions with minimal supervision. In other words, you can’t let him feel like you don’t trust or value him. Being able to trust him is part of respecting who he is as a person.
39. Be spontaneous with him.
Try to still be spontaneous with him. Show him that you’re capable of surprising him every once in a while. It’s going to entice him to know that you still have a few tricks up your sleeve. Exciting and exhilaration are always good for a romantic relationship.
40. Be passionate about him.
Try to be sweet and romantic towards him. There is always a lot of pressure on guys to be the romantic ones in a relationship. However, that shouldn’t be the case. You need to be able to exhibit that kind of initiative as well.
41. Show some text action.
(a) How to get a guy to like you over text.
Show some initiative with your guy. You want to let him know that he doesn’t have to be the one who is always making the first move in the relationship. Therefore, you should try taking more initiative by being the one to text him first. This will put a smile on his face.
42. Place his needs above your own whenever necessary.
You need to try to place his needs above your own whenever applicable. He is going to be appreciative of that kind of selflessness. And it’s also going to let him know that you’re willing to compromise your desires for the sake of the relationship.
43. Try to make time for him.
We only ever make time in life for the things that are most important to us. You have to show him that he’s important to you by actively making time for him as well. You have to prove to him that you’re serious about wanting to be with him.
44. Let him be vulnerable to you.
Always let him feel safe to be vulnerable to you. You aren’t the only one who has needs for emotional expression and security. He might be a guy, but he’s also going to be sensitive as well. As a result, you need to make him feel safe in spite of his insecurities, weaknesses, and fears.
45. Be friends with his friends.
One of the things that stress guys out in a budding relationship would be if you liked his friends or not. Make an effort to be friends with his friends, and he’s going to show appreciation for that effort. He’s going to be grateful for that kind of initiative.
46. Make him feel special.
Try always to make him feel special. You don’t want him to feel like he’s just another guy in your life. After all, you don’t want to be seen as just like any other girl in his life, either. You have to treat him, especially if you want him to see you in a special light.
47. Give him gifts and treats.
Don’t make the mistake of thinking that your man doesn’t want to be pampered, spoiled, and cared for. However, you shouldn’t overdo it to the point that he feels wholly worthless or damaged. Just do it enough to make him feel good about himself.
48. Cook for him.
As they say, the best way to get to his heart is through his stomach. If you want him to fall for you, it’s going to help him to know that you can take care of him. As has already been said, guys always like to be pampered every once in a while too.
49. Be ambitious and hardworking.
Gone are the days when women were still just expected to stay at home and handle the family errands or chores. Above all, you have to show ambition. You need to prove that you aren’t content with living a life of mediocrity. Simplicity is acceptable, but mediocrity is not.
50. Love him, wholeheartedly.
Yes, the classic recipe of “how to get a guy to like you” is to love him wholeheartedly. You always want to make sure that you love him, sincerely. He has to be able to feel like you aren’t holding back with the love that you are giving him. After all, you can’t expect this guy to want to fall for you if he can’t trust you to do the same with him.
In conclusion, what do you think about the tips that have been listed here? Have you ever tried them out in your own life? Did they work? Are you too scared to try them out in real life? Don’t worry.
You should always be willing to face failure, and that’s just part of the risk that you run when you open yourself up to love.
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