22 Subtle, Developing Signs She Likes You But Is Hiding Her Feelings for You

Do you think there are signs that she likes you, but is hiding her feelings for you? Read on for subtle signs that she is developing feelings for you!

signs she is hiding her feelings for you

Are you interested in a girl, and not sure of the signs that she likes you but is trying to hide her feelings for you? It’s time to find out the truth. Is she developing feelings for you? Is she falling for you but denying those feelings? What’s going on in her mind?

Love isn’t as straightforward and easy as we like to think it is. When anything involves two humans, it’s never a straight line. Instead, it’s like a roller coaster, going up and down, side to side, and all you can do is ride it until the end.

There are lots of reasons a girl may hide her developing feelings from you, but there are signs you can look out for. [Read: How to make a girl really like you even before you ask her out]

The subtle but very obvious signs she is hiding her feelings for you

With that being said, you shouldn’t wait around for someone to figure out if they want to be with you or not. Instead, you need to be proactive and see if she has feelings for you. You can always ask her without figuring out if she likes you, but, of course, it’s easier for you if she does like you.

Then, after assessing the signs she is hiding her feelings for you or not, you make a move! Why wait? Why not just take a chance at love? [Read: 18 secrets to impress any girl and get her to like you ASAP]

1. Body language

At the end of the day, no matter how much she hides her emotions, she cannot hide her body language. Body language is non-verbal communication.

Sometimes we do things without even thinking about it. She may smile around you a lot, play with her hair, sit near you, and touch you when you make a joke. She wouldn’t do that if she didn’t like you. [Read: Watch for these 37 subtle body language cues to instantly know if she likes you]

2. She’s flirty over text

She may be shy in front of you, but when you text each other, she’s flirtatious. Not everyone does well in front of other people, but feel more relaxed when talking on the phone or texting.

She could really like you, but she’s intimidated and frankly scared of getting hurt. This is why she’s so low-key around you. [Read: How to win your crush over via text]

3. Her friends know about you

Now, girls talk about every guy. But the ones that they really like, they talk highly of them. If you’re looking for signs she is hiding her feelings for you, or if she is still developing feelings, there’s a good chance her friends already know who you are.

She’s probably gushed to them about how great a guy you are. You may have met them once or twice, but they know you very well.

4. She’s always there for you

Maybe you have an important test coming up or a basketball championship game. No matter what, she’s the first one to text you to see how the test went or sitting in the stands at the game. If she’s into you, she’ll support you through whatever obstacles you have in your way. [Read: How to tell if a shy girl likes you – The secrets revealed]

5. She wants to know about other girls in your life

This is a clear sign that she likes you but is hiding her feelings for you. She might not be jealous or possessive, which is a red flag, but she definitely wants to know about the girls you hang out with and what kind of relationship you have. [Read: Jealousy vs Envy – 22 signs to tell them apart when they feel the same]

6. She brings up hypothetical scenarios involving the two of you

What if we were a couple? What if we went on vacation together? What if I met your family? These hypothetical questions are her testing to see how you react. It is a clear sign that she is developing feelings for you.

7. She laughs at your jokes

No one said your jokes were good. Honestly, they’re probably not that great. But who cares. She thinks they’re hilarious and will laugh at every joke you pull out of your hat, even your worst dad jokes.

Girls typically only laugh at jokes from people they find attractive. If every joke you tell has her crying from laughing, that’s a good sign she’s developing feelings for you, or hiding her feelings just to be safe, for now.

8. Eye contact

When she talks to you, she looks you straight in the eyes. She may look away and blush if you stare back into her eyes. But when you talk, she’s listening.

Eye contact shows attraction. So, if her eyes are on you like you’re the most interesting thing on the planet *unless you have spinach in your teeth*, she’s into you. [Read: How to make girls chase you – 20 secrets to become Mr. Irresistible!]

9. She remembers the details

Some people can’t remember anything, and that’s okay! After all, everyone is different. But a girl would remember things if she feels they were important. Now, if she’s developing feelings or hiding her feelings from you, it could be the way you like your coffee or the secret that you told her.

Does she remember where she put her car keys? No. But she remembers the small things that you show and tell her because those matter to her.

10. She jokes about being a couple

If a girl makes a lot of “jokes” about you two dating, chances are they aren’t actually jokes. It should go without saying, but this is a pretty obvious sign that she is interested in dating you! [Read: Should I ask her out? 47 subtle, flirty signs she wants you to make a move]

11. She’s always available *for you*

Modern life is busy. Between working, family, and friends, most people don’t have a lot of free time. So if a girl is always available when you ask her, either to hang out or just to chat, take note. It’s a pretty good sign that she likes you but is hiding her feelings for you. [Read: How to ask a girl if she likes you without really asking her]

12. She gets awkward

Not everyone is cool and collected when talking to people they like. If she’s nervous around you, she’ll probably be stuttering and fidgeting while talking to you.

No, she doesn’t have a twitch. She’s just really nervous to be around you. She may not know what to say or completely forget how to act naturally because she cannot contain her emotions.

13. She goes out with you

When you ask her out, whether it’s in a group or just the two of you, she goes. And she goes without hesitation. In fact, she’s super excited to go out with you because she likes you.

Now she may be nervous and shy. If she continues to see you, then she obviously likes you on a deeper level. It may just take more time for her to relax, so, be patient. [Read: How to talk to a shy girl and get her to open up]

14. She dresses up to see you

Even when it’s a casual get-together, she always wears her best to see you. That’s because she has developed feelings for you, and wants to look her best around you.

15. She follows you on social media

Now, she doesn’t just follow you, but she also watches your Insta stories, likes your photos, and comments often.

And maybe she even DMs you frequently, even if she doesn’t comment on every single one of your photos.

Five years ago, this wouldn’t matter. But now technology is such a part of our lives, this is a sign she’s developing feelings for you. She may be shy or hiding her feelings around you, but she’s actively following your life. [Read: Social media addiction – The 16 alarming symptoms & how to break out]

16. She hits you up when she’s drunk

Drunken minds speak sober thoughts. If she drunk dials or texts you, it is because she is thinking about you already. Just remember to talk about your feelings when you two are sober, too.

17. She shares personal information with you

It’s normal for people to take a while to warm up to someone enough to share personal information with them.

So if a girl is sharing personal information with you, it’s a pretty good sign that she is developing feelings for you. This information could be anything from details about her family life, or how she grew up.

18. She asks your opinion on her looks

Why would she ask if she didn’t care what you thought? If a girl asks you what you think about her appearance, she is either fishing for compliments, or likes you and wants to know if you feel the same way. Maybe both! [Read: 26 things to talk about on a first date to make them like you instantly]

19. She is not interested in other guys

If a female friend of yours talks about dating other guys when you’re around, they clearly aren’t interested in dating you. So if this girl never brings up other guys or about dating someone *but she flirts and hangs out with you*, it’s a pretty clear sign that she is interested in you.

20. She tries to impress you

Does she brag a bit to you? Maybe about her job, her cooking skills, or even her sexual prowess? Does she seem to puff herself up in front of you, and looks at you to see what you think? If so, she is probably into you and trying to highlight all her best attributes!

21. She makes sure you know she is single

Think logically here, why would a girl constantly let you know that she is single without prompting?

It could be that it just came up in conversation, but more likely, it is a sign. She is trying to tell you she is available to see if you will make the first move to ask her out. [Read: 21 secrets and ways to ask a girl out on a date and get her to say YES]

22. She engages you in long, deep conversations

Most people do not take the time to delve into philosophical conversations with people they don’t care about. If she likes to talk to you for long periods of time, it’s because she is developing feelings for you.

Why do women hide their feelings?

There is a myth that rejection is something only men experience. Women experience rejection in dating just as much as men do! Rejection is a universal experience for everyone who tries to date. It’s part of what makes it scary, but also part of what makes it so thrilling.

If a woman has feelings for you that she is trying to hide, it is simply because she wants to protect herself. She doesn’t want to be vulnerable with someone who will hurt her by rejecting her in a cruel way. In short, women hide their feelings for the same reason everyone else does. [Read: How to deal with rejection from friends and pick yourself back up]

What to do if you think a girl likes you or is developing feelings for you

Do a lot of these signs look familiar? There is only one way to know for sure if a girl likes you. You have to ask her!

It doesn’t have to be awkward. If this girl has a lot of the signs on this list, chances are it will go really well! Just ask her out on a casual date, and see what she says. If she says no, you should still be proud of yourself for putting yourself out there and being vulnerable.

[Read: How to ask a girl to hang out casually without making it a big deal]

Now that you know the signs she is hiding her feelings for you, if you think she likes you, it’s time you made a move! Sometimes, you just have to take risks.

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