You’re probably reading the signs wrong, or probably not. There are signs guys may have that would make it clear how they feel about you. Here are some.
1. He wants to know your story
When a guy likes you, he can’t get enough.
He wants to know everything about you. It isn’t that men can’t have totally platonic friendships with women and be interested in them, too.
But when a man is interested in a woman romantically, how much he wants to know her reaches a completely different level, and the way he approaches learning her story will just feel different.
A guy isn’t going to want quite this level of intimacy from just a friend.
If he’s engaging with you in a way that feels like he’s aiming for a deeper emotional connection, it’s a sign he views you as more than a friend.
2. The way he talks to you is different
If you’re unsure how he feels about you, watch the way he is with others and compare that to the way he is around you.
Is he more attentive with you, softer and less aggressive? Does he smile more often and is he more responsive when you speak?
A man who wants to be more than friends with a woman generally isn’t going to talk to her like one of the guys, because he doesn’t view her as one of the guys.
If he’s not doing those types of things with other women, but you notice him doing them with you, it’s a clear sign he wants to be more than friends.
3. He remembers the details
If he remembers the little things you tell him, things like your birthday, … your best friend’s birthday, your dog’s birthday… (you get the idea!).
Generally, all the things that you always have to repeat to other people then chances are his feelings are not platonic.
A guy just isn’t going to pay that close of attention to the small details of a friend’s life.
4. Initiates hangouts
If he’s shy, not sure where he stands, or likes to take things slowly at first, he might not be asking you out on a proper date.
But there are still ways to tell if you two stand a chance at being more than friends.
Not everyone operates at the same pace.
A guy who wants to be more than friends will be more assertive than a guy with no romantic feelings for you at all, but remember that if he likes you that could actually make him shyer and afraid of rejection and therefore less assertive in the beginning, causing him to move slowly to gauge your response to him.
Initiating one-on-one hangouts is a great sign, but if he likes you as more than a friend then he’ll step up in other ways, too.
5. He compliments you
If a guy likes you as more than a friend, he likes things about you, and he won’t be able to stop himself from sharing what those things are.
This is because he’ll want to make you feel good, and he’ll also want to make sure you know that he notices you and he likes what he sees.
He’ll probably throw in hints that you look good today, you smell good etc.