15 Ways Guys Say 'I Love You' Without Ever Saying A Word


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If he does these things, he LOVES you!

Has your guy been fairly silent in the four-letter-word department, and you're trying to figure out if he loves you or not?

Not everyone is vocal (or obvious) about their feelings, and so many of us often find it difficult to express those deeper emotions out of a fear of rejection, commitment or simply never having said "I Love You" before.

Here are some subtle, silent things that let you know he's fallen for you:  

1. His kisses are long and passionate.

Who doesn't love an excellent, lengthy kiss? When he's continuously initiating these and you can feel the passion each time he does, it is clear that he's more than just a little excited to be around you.

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2. His friends love you.

If all his buddies are starting to warm up to you and truly seem to enjoy your company, it could be because they know how happy you're making their friend — thus making them start to find you as awesome as he does.

3. He likes to get close.

You know how it's unnerving when somebody you're not interested in gets close to you? It's the complete opposite when someone you adore tends to be closer in distance than he is to other people. 

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4. He smiles after kissing.

Sure, you can have a little sweet smile after kissing someone whose company you enjoy, but do you ever just feel like positively beaming when it's someone you love? If you catch him grinning after you kiss, it's a great sign that he truly enjoys your company.

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5. He listens intently.

While he might not be saying much when it comes to your relationship and his feelings about it, the fact that he listens closely when you're talking is incredibly significant. He may lean in closer when you're discussing important topics or nod when you say something poignant, showing how much your words mean to him.

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6. He stands up straight ...  

Most of us tend to slouch and have poorer posture than we should. However, if you're trying to impress the person you care about most and want him or her to be most attracted to you, you're going to stand or sit straight up.

7. ... and squeezes your hand.

 

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8. He calls or texts for no reason.

Not all people do this when in love, so don't take it personally if he doesn't. That said, it's a sign that he feels comfortable with you in non-romantic situations as well as the obvious ones, and that he's thinking of you throughout the day.

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9. He sticks around.

Does he like to do activities together for no reason? For example, rather than just wanting to meet up at a dinner party, he'd rather go grocery shopping with you beforehand so the two of you can make a dish to bring together. Simply doing household things shows an interest in being closer than just casual daters or {{ sex partners.

10. He makes eye contact often.

When you're at a bar with friends, does he glance across the room just to make eye contact briefly and smile at one another? This indicates how, even when you two are doing different things, he still wants you to be aware of how much he cares.

 

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11. He runs his fingers through his hair.

When people are nervous, they tend to run their fingers through their hair more often than normal. Does he do this when the pair of you are in close proximity to one another and it’s a romantic moment? If so, it could show that he wants to say something intimate but can't find the words.

 

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12. He mirrors your behavior. 

Does he tend to take bites of his food at the same time as you or do other things similarly? He could be displaying isopraxism, the matching or behaviors that couples tend to do when becoming closer together.

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13. He buys you "meaningful" gifts.

When I say "meaningful," I don't mean "expensive"; I mean that he spends effort and puts serious thought into finding you something that truly fits your personality to a T. I had one guy give me three pairs of socks: one with a crazy cute pattern, one specifically for boots and one for high heels. The week prior, I had gotten a blister on my foot due to not having thick enough socks for a pair of boots I had just purchased, so it was super sweet and a clear indication of his listening skills that he remembered.

 

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14. He laughs whenever you're around — a lot.

Does he find you funny and can't help but giggle when you do something silly? As odd as it sounds, the more often he laughs and finds you hilarious, the more serious the level of interest and excitement surrounding your relationship is.

 

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15. He touches you spontaneously. 

When you're in a public place, does he put his fingers on your back to keep you close by? Does he hold your hand atop yours while you two are in a restaurant? Random closeness via touching shows that he wants to maintain physical contact, even when it's not sexual.

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