Ready to amp up the flirting? Knowing whether that guy you like is into you can be tricky. Here are 25 things guys say when they like you.
“He loves me, he loves me not…” Gone are the days where we used a daisy’s petals to let us know whether our crush feels the same about us. *Anyone else used to do that? Just me? Oh.* Now we want proper answers, and we want them fast. How can you tell the difference between him just being polite and friendly, or perhaps simply not wanting to hurt your feelings? Knowing the things guys say when they like you becomes vitally important.
Of course, you don’t want to waste your time on a guy who doesn’t feel the same way about you, nor do you want to make a move on someone who isn’t into you and suffer an embarrassing and hurtful rejection.
25 things guys say when they like you
Let’s face it, men say a lot of weird and wonderful things, especially when they have a crush on a girl. So, let’s look at some of the most common things guys are likely to say to you if they like you. Then you can feel confident that you are on the right track and your feelings are reciprocated.
#1 You have beautiful… *insert compliment here*. A guy complimenting you on the way you look is a surefire sign that he likes you. He might keep it more casual and just say “you’re hot/cute/pretty” etc. However, any kind of compliment is his way of telling you he finds you attractive. It is a definite flirting sign. [Read: Is he flirting with me? 12 signs that’ll reveal the truth]
#2 I like what you are wearing. Guys aren’t known for paying that much attention to what girls wear. If he gives you a specific compliment about your clothing it shows he takes the time to think about ways to flatter and impress you.
#3 You make me laugh. Humor is one of the best ways to a man’s heart. If you make him laugh, and he tells you that you are then he is trying to let you know that he likes you. Every guy loves a funny girl. So if you’ve got the same sort of sense of humor and he acknowledges that, let the flirting begin.
#4 I feel like we understand each other. If a guy tells you that you understand him, and that he understands you, he lets you know how close to you he feels. You have a special bond he doesn’t have with other people. Trust and intimacy are high on anyone’s relationship goals list so if that’s the way he feels about you this is a really good sign! [Read: Why we fall in love – A little science, a little fate]
#5 We should hang out more often. This kinda speaks for itself. If he lets you know that he wants to see more of you it’s probably because he is into you. Make sure you take him up on the offer and suggest some one on one time to get to know each other a little better!
#6 We should go for coffee sometime. Here he is trying to keep things casual. Coffee isn’t exactly the same as whisking you off your feet and taking you out for a romantic night on the town. It could just be a friendly gesture, but it’s probable that he’s keeping his cards close to his chest and wants to test the waters before he takes the plunge. [Read: How to tell if a guy is into you – 22 hints he just can’t hide]
#7 You can borrow it. Whatever it is, his car, his hoodie, his iPod. If he lets you borrow it, it’s because he wants to let you know he likes you. Take him up on the offer! Then you have a surefire way of seeing one another again when you return it to him!
#8 You should smile more. If a guy says this to you, it could mean two things. Firstly, he tries to tell you that you look great when you smile. Secondly, he says “Please smile at me more! Please let me know that you like me too!”
#10 What’s your star sign? This is a cute and cheesy chat up line that a guy might use on you if he likes you. Or he might want the chance to read yours out to you. Hopefully it says something about finding a new love!
#11 Let’s study together. This is a clever way of a guy getting closer to you and having some one on one time, without actually asking you out. He’s probably a bit shy so just go with it and see where it takes you.
#12 What’s your number? If a guy asks for your digits, it clearly shows that he is interested in you!
#13 Do you have a lighter? This is his clever excuse to start a conversation with you.
#17 What music are you into? He’s trying to find common ground and hopefully plot a date that he knows you’ll love!
#18 What hobbies do you have? Again, he wants to learn more about you. He’s taking an interest so he can find stuff you have in common and lots of topics of conversation he knows keep you interested in him!
#19 What is your family like? Talking about family is quite personal. Asking this question shows he really cares about you and wants to know everything there is to know about you.
#21 I wish my girlfriend was more like you. This is him telling you that he likes you but is otherwise engaged. Still it doesn’t sound like his current relationship is working out so perhaps you’ll be in there sooner than you think!
#22 You are different than other girls. If he says this to you, he wants you to know how unique he thinks you are. It’s his way of letting you know that to him you really stand out and that you have piqued his interest!
#23 I have never met anyone like you before. He wants you to know how special you are to him!
#25 You’re so… *insert mild insult here*. Let’s face it, lots of guys haven’t really grown up since the playground so if he’s gently teasing or insulting you it’s probably his way of trying to tell you he likes you!
There you have it, 25 things guys say when they like you. If he’s dropping any of these in during your conversation, you pretty much got the green light to ramp up the flirting or even bite the bullet and ask him out. Good luck!
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Bethany was born and raised in Scotland and now resides in Brighton where she lives with her partner and rather disobedient cocker spaniel pup. She works as a f...