It can be as simple as recognizing that what you actually want is someone who acts like he's interested in you, not someone you have to try to change or convince of your worth and desirability to get him to show more interest in you. You're worth at least that and so much more! You don’t have to go through any more of this game we call love but isn't anything that actually even resembles true love.
So go ahead and take that second look. First at yourself and what you really want, and then at him, and all the other ones like him that you previously haven't even considered getting romantically involved with, for whatever reason. What would it hurt to go on a few dates, get to know him better, and be truly open to seeing if anything blossoms.
More from YourTango: He Said, She Said: How Do I Get My Partner To Open Up?
Because you'll never know unless you do, and you won't always get a second chance to find out. That other woman who knows what she really want and was open to seeing his real value will have already scooped him up.
To get started on your own personal journey to true love, download Jane's complimentary guide "Find Your True Love: 10 Simple Steps to Getting the Love You Want...and Deserve".
More from YourTango: Ladies, Your Career Is Ruining Your Love Life
Jane Garapick knows firsthand what it's like to have a broken heart, a broken dream and a broken you. She writes about adventures on the rocky road to finding Mr. Right at www.gettingtotruelove.com.