Dating over forty for women is not always black and white when it comes to the more subtle ways for a man to express a romantic interest in you.
As an example how can you find out if your friend likes you more than just a friend?
This can be tricky.
You don’t want to make the wrong assumption and embarrass yourself and your buddy and put you both in an awkward situation.
If you are really good friends with a guy he is naturally going to care about your well being.
Basically a sincere middle aged friend will take an interest in your life, your problems and for sure the good things that are going on for you.
That is what a good friend does right?
But that is also the kind of relationship you would want with a male who has a romantic interest in you.
So you think your guy friend likes you but how to tell if he likes you more than just a gal pal?
Here are some signs he likes you more than just a friend:
Lack Of Eye Contact Could Be A Clue Of Interest
They worry that a woman can tell if he likes her by looking into his eyes and they don’t want to risk the fact that the woman does not feel the same way about him.
This could be one of many clues that he likes you.
Smiling And Laughing In An Adoring Way Toward You
If your guy friend has suddenly started responding to your jokes and stories in a more enthusiastic way than he did in the past, it may be a sign he is starting to have more than just friendly thoughts toward you.
This could communicate he feels affectionate and loving feelings about you.
Through his physical smile and his outward positive behavior these are signs that he is into you.
Wants To Stay In Touch With You
When you are talking to your friend and you notice that he has started touching your hand, arm, or shoulder in a comforting way take note of that display of affection.
For some men that would another form of communication that they want to feel more connected to you in a loving and caring way.
Appropriate light physical touching are physical signs he likes you and may want more than a casual platonic friendship.He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not.
Increased Interest In Your Life
If your friends interest in your life suddenly becomes more pronounced it could mean he has more on his mind that just friendship.
When a mature male friend starts to query you about everything that has to do with your life that signals his interest in you is more than just friendship.
And if out of the blue he wants to join you in the activities you are involved with, like running or a sport that speaks volumes about his feelings for you.
It means he wants to spend more time with you without having to make up reasons.Click The Image for More Details
So don’t let his interest in you go to your head.
He Is Extra, Extra Helpful
Granted good friends help each other out when needed because that is what friends are for right?
However, when your man friend suddenly is at your side whenever you need the slightest thing done, that could answer the question does he want to take this relationship to another level?
Pulls Up His SocksSometimes The Clues Are Subtile
No kidding if you see him pull up his socks, it could mean he is very interested in you to become more than a companion.
What do socks have to do with attraction you ask? Well think about it for a minute.
That’s right it means he is paying close attention to every last detail regarding his appearance.
He is hoping you will be as attracted to him as he is to you.
Bear in mind, every man is different. Therefore, to find out if your friend likes you pay close attention to his actions, his attitude and his communication both verbally and physically.
But if you are still a bit unsure there is only one option left.
Take a leap of faith and ask him how he feels about you.
If he is really a good friend the friendship will survive this situation in case you have misread his behavior.
And remember a lot of great marriages started out by first becoming best friends.
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