[Read: 9 sneaky surefire ways to get a guy to ask you out in a few days] #12 You talk about him with your friends. Well, maybe you’re not realizing it, but you’ve probably mentioned him to your friends… Which isn’t a bad thing, unless it’s all you talk about – you may seem a little boring to your friends. If you’ve starting to watch UFC or soccer, it’s not because you’ve all of a sudden discovered how interesting it is. This is a great way to get to know him and spend time with him, but it also shows you and him that you’re interested in his hobbies because… [Read: 25 tips to look cute and melt any guys heart effortlessly] #14 It’s about the little things.
But in reality, you’re excited about this guy, why? You remembered that he hates chocolate covered almonds but likes 3 marshmallows in his hot chocolate. Though his friends probably don’t even notice these small things, you do. If you’re experiencing an emotional roller coaster, it may be because you’re trying to rationalize your feelings.
But now, your Friday nights are spent with this guy and with every passing week, you’re spending more and more time with him.
If you’re going to pull the “we’re just friends” card, it’s time to wake up and smell the fresh air.
Look at your feelings and accept them for what they are.
Then you can begin to approach the situation from a much more clearheaded position.
I used to snort and stutter when I would talk to the guy I liked – yeah, very charming, I know. If you want to learn how to know if you like a guy, this is a huge sign. Usually, when you like someone, you’ll invest the extra five minutes in fixing your hair or putting on some lip gloss. So, if you’re not aware that you’re looking a little fancier than usual, it’s time to admit it. [Read: What do I do if I like someone who’s already taken? Maybe you used to chew with your mouth open or sit with your legs apart – I’m guilty of the latter. Okay, if you’re considering and imagining a future with this guy, you’re trying to see if he would be a suitable partner.
Sometimes it just happens: there’s someone you think is a great person, but that “it” factor just isn’t there for you.
They’re nice; they’re funny; they’re smart; they’re not needy or bossy.
Maybe your friends and family even like them and are repeatedly warning you not to “let this one get away.” But still, you just don’t feel it for them.
And, of course, it could be that there’s simply not the physical chemistry that you want in a relationship. The point is that the more honest you can be with yourself on this question, the better you’ll be able to get clear on how best to respond.
Explore Why you Think you Force your Feelings Like the previous suggestion, this one demands honesty on your part. Are you feeling pressure from others, or working out of a fear that you won’t find someone better?