Women like to overthink, its the truth and you know it. The signs that a man is in love are right there in front of you, but you might think he’s playing games or leading you on.
The feeling of falling in love is different for everyone, and some have experienced it while others have not. Scientists have proven that being in-love by scientifically examining the brain is different from lust or infatuation.
So, here are 10 tips you can look out for to know if your guy is falling in love with you.
To gauge whether the guy you are with is falling for you, consult his body language. A man interested in you will lean towards you while you are talking, mirrors your actions, or stretches out his torso.
In a study by Vacharkulksemsuk and associates, it was proved that speed daters who were expansive with their body language like spreading out their limbs had 76% chance to be selected for a date.
On the other hand, if a guy folds his hands on his chest, his body is turned away from you, he is not falling for you in any way. Most likely he regards you as a friend.
He stares at you a lot
If your man stares at you frequently, it can be a sign that he is head over heels for you. When you maintain eye contact, it means you are concentrating on something. Therefore, if he is staring at you lovingly, he just might be falling in love.
Studies have shown that couples who lock eyes have a feeling of a stronger romantic connection than those who fleetingly stare at each other. A man who stares at you, sweeping his eyes across your face often shows that he is falling for you.
At Wellesley College and Kansas University, researchers discovered that both women and men who are romantically interested in someone would stare at the chest and head. If he stares at your feet and legs, you are in the friend-zone, my dear.
He touches you often
It is a known fact that men love to touch women. Therefore, if he gets an opportunity to put his hands on you without it feeling creepy, he is falling for you. Innocent touches on the shoulder or arm are a great sign to look out for.
For instance, if you have a tattoo and he gently grabs your hand to look at it or opens the door for you to get through first, and lightly grazes his palm on your lower back, girl, he is into you.
Men won’t touch you if they do not like you; they will avoid giving the wrong impression. At times, a man may make it seem accidental, ah ah! he wants to touch you. Sometimes he might coerce you into an arm wrestle, he planned way ahead.
He tries new things with you
At the beginning of a relationship, you want to impress your partner, but when he continually tries new things that you enjoy, he’s got a case of the love bug.
A study proves that people who were previously in-love have different traits and interests after the relationship. If he hates dancing but still goes to those classes with you, it is going to have a positive effect on his personality.
He’s OK with Gross stuff
A perfect example would be if he is a germaphobe and you know it, but he still wants to make out with you after you picked your nose. If this happens, he has got the love bug.
The University of Groningen in the Netherlands conducted a study and discovered that the feelings of sexual arousal could often override any feeling you might have of being grossed out.
He loves your weirdness
Initially, in the get-to-know-you stage, you hide your quirkiness, but once he knows you better, he will likely notice them but still stay with you. If he appreciates your quirks, it just might be the things that attract you to him.
A study found that small quirks make someone fall deeper in love than the physical attributes, due to unique preferences. If he passed judgment on you the first time a little too harshly at first, and suddenly he likes your quirks, he got bit by the love bug.
Wants you to be happy
In a partnership, love is equal, but when you are in love, your partner’s happiness is essential.
According to research, the “compassionate love” is a massive sign of a healthy relationship. When he goes to great lengths to make sure that you are happy and wants to make your life easier, he is in love.
A man in love will ensure that you are dry in the rain, makes you breakfast when you have a busy morning, anything really to ensure you have an easy day and you are happy.
Smiles a lot
When you are together, do you notice that he often has a smile on his face or he is always happy? If so, he is falling for you. A smile attracts someone to you, and it is an indicator that he is drawn to you.
But also check the kind of smile he is giving you. Is it a polite smile or a fake smile? A genuine smile will include his eyes which show that he is enjoying his time.
He Compliments you
“That dress looks fantastic on you!” ,“I enjoyed my time with you today.”
Any compliment that comes your way shows he is in-love. A man won’t compliment you unless he genuinely likes you. Pay attention to the way he says it.
A compliment might not be about your looks, at times it might be about your wit or brain. Once he compliments you, consider how you are going to take the compliment.
Author, social worker, and activist Feminista Jones did a social experiment and discovered that men don’t like when you agree with the compliments they give you. Most often than not, they expect you to be shy about it and demure.
Say thank you and move on. Don’t go “I know, right?” It is not appealing to them.
Reiterates what you tell him
When you tell him a story or inform him of something, and later on says it back to you, he is falling for you.
It might be something silly, about whales, or the time you spilled coffee on your parents when you were talking some time back. When you meet up, and he brings up the story when a waiter accidentally drops a drink on you or another customer, he is falling for you.
This shows he is paying attention to you, and that is excellent news!
In the end, it all trickles down to your gut feeling. But also don’t overthink it. He might be showing you this signs, but you are busy looking for grand gestures that are not his style. Look for the signs right in front of you by getting your head out of your rear.
If he is shy, but you know he is worth it, wait it out and also show him that you want to be with him. Throw the signs, and it might be what he needs to boost his confidence and finally express his feelings for you.