10 Ways To Tell If He Likes You Back (So You Can Make Your Move)

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It can be confusing trying to decipher what goes on inside a guy's mind. One day he likes you and then the next day he won't text you back; what's up with that?!

Us ladies have tried for AGES to try to understand why he does the things he does, but how can we really know what he is thinking when it feels like he's always changing his mind? Sometimes, it feels like you are finally understanding how a man acts when he really likes you, but then he never hits you up or the next guy you're crushing on acts totally different.


Well, never fear. We are here to bring you your ultimate cheat sheet on how to decode his body language and his words. That way, YOU can be the one to make a move instead of trying to figure out if he's into you or not.

So how can you tell if a guy likes you? Check out these simple, yet totally obvious signs.

1. He follows you on social media.

You two talked all night and he didn't get your number. You're kind of bummed out, but you know you'll probably see each other again. When you wake up the next morning you have friend requests on Facebook, Instagram, AND Twitter; and they're all from that cute guy from last night (SCORE!).


If he takes the time to find out your name and follow you on social media, chances are he wants to get to know you and figure out what kind of stuff you're into.

2. He asks about your love life.


There is never a sneaky way to ask someone if they have a boyfriend so if he asks about your love life, he is definitely interested in you.


It might seem harmless at first, but what he is really doing is making sure you aren't already taken so he can keep flirting with you. This question can come in many forms, so listen for it. Some guys won't even ask you if you have a boyfriend; he might just drop hints that he's single and looking for someone to hang out with.

3. He teases you.

Teasing someone is a BIG giveaway to tell if someone is flirting with you. Teasing each other helps break the tension a little because instead of feeling awkward you can make jokes and laugh. Plus, when he teases you it gives him a chance to touch you or get closer to you.

You might realize he keeps nudging you or putting his hand on you (a knee, a shoulder, your back). Teasing can also lead to more intimate conversation or a kiss!


4. He's totally focused on you.

When a guy is really into you, he isn't looking at his phone or chatting with other people. His friends might leave you two alone, especially if he's mentioned how he feels about you to them, and he isn't looking at other women.

He'll make more eye contact than usual (unless he's shy) and he won't be worried about what everyone else is doing.

5. He compliments you.

I've always heard that if a guy compliments your shirt, he's looking at your boobs (sorry, not sorry) and if he compliments your jeans, he's looking at your ass. That may be true, but one thing I know for sure: if he compliments your eyes, your smile, or something equally cute and cheesy, he totally digs you.


When a guy wants you to know he likes you, he'll find any reason to make you smile.

6. He's nervous around you.


There's a big difference between a flirt and someone who's interested in you. A flirt won't really care whether you reject him or not, so he might not seem as nervous around you. You can probably tell which guys are flirts because they aren't really invested in your conversation (or they're scoping out the other ladies in the room).


But if it looks like a guy worked up the nerve to come over and talk to you or ask you to dance, he probably has heart eyes for you.

7. He wants to get cozy.

"You wanna get out of here?" isn't just a phrase to get you to sleep with a guy anymore. If he's really into you, he might just want to go somewhere quieter so the two of you can talk. If he doesn't say it with his words, he'll probably try to sit closer to you or touch you in some way.

So not only will your conversation get cozier, your body language will too.

8. He asks for your number.

Remember how I said there's always a difference between a flirt and someone who actually likes you? The same rule applies here. If a guy asks for your number before you even get a chance to introduce yourself, he's a flirt. Chances are he won't even text you or he will and it'll just be for a booty call (harsh, but true).


The guy who talks to you first and asks for your number at the end of the night is the one who wants to get to know you better.

9. His buddies notice you more.

If this isn't the first time you've hung out with a guy you like, you might fee like his friends are looking at you differently. If this sounds right, it could be because he told his buddies he has a crush on you. They might be looking for signs that you like him back or making sure you aren't just flirting for the fun of it.


Don't worry about his friends, though, they're just trying to protect him.

10. He ssks s LOT of questions.

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One of the easiest ways to know if a guy likes you is if he asks you a lot of questions. Is he just making conversation or is he really interested in what you have to say? Does he want to know more about your interests? Does he seem interested even when you're talking about something boring? Are you talking way too much and he doesn't mind?


If you answered yes to any of these questions, then he definitely likes you.

Men can be very confusing at times, but there are just some things they can't hide. With these tips in your arsenal, you can guarantee that he likes you too and you can finally make your move.