How Do Men Flirt? Here’s exactly how guys flirt, so you know all the ways men show interest and all the subtle things they do when they want to impress you.
Guys can be such good flirts sometimes, and it often leaves us wondering how they even do it. They flirt in such subtle ways that it’s hardly ever obvious whether they’re just being friendly, or they’re interested in you. While these signs aren’t a clear indication that a romance will start between two people. They are definite indicators that something may blossom soon. We’re here to make your life a little bit easier and help you understand what guys may say and do when they’re interested in you, and how they sometimes will flirt (so you can get flirting back!).
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Remember, flirting doesn’t always have to be big, romantic gestures of love. They can be a lot more subtle and simple than you may think. Guys can sometimes be super thoughtful and show their softer side which is great if you’ve only recently started to get to know someone. If you suspect a guy is flirting (because they’re showing these signs!) then don’t hesitate to flirt back if you like them, it may seem scary and daunting at first but once you start you won’t be able to stop.
• He finds things in common with you
While he may be genuinely interested in similar things to you, there are certain interests that will take you by surprise. Guys will try to learn about what you like so they can miraculously like them too when you bring them up. He may even know random facts and general knowledge about the things you like, if this is the case then you can conclude he’s interested. Why else would a guy know everything about applying makeup or caring for animals if he didn’t know you would love him too? Finding common ground with someone is great especially for women as often, guys don’t know a lot about us.
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• He seems flustered
He may not blush at the sight of you, but guys who are interested and like someone typically get flustered when they’re around them. Perhaps he trips on his words, or he can’t remember his next sentence, it’s all indicators of him being interested.
• He uses flirty emojis
If you both have started to message or snapchat then you may find the guy who’s interested in you will start to put flirty emojis in your conversations. That emoji heart is cute, and he knows he’ll have you hooked as soon as you see it.
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• He leans in
Body language is one of the best ways to see how interested a guy is, it’s all in the lean. If he’s leaning more toward you with his arms in a more open and relaxed position, then it means he feels comfortable around you and isn’t afraid to open up about his feelings. Leaning in doesn’t mean he has to touch you either, he may be a little nervous to do this if you two haven’t known each other long. Allow him to grow and he may start leaning in a little closer.
• He’s mean to you
Although it sounds counterintuitive, when a guy teases you and is a little mean (in a playful and enjoyable way) then it means he’s interested.
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• He buys you something
Don’t always expect something of someone you’re dating as a lot of the time they won’t start to buy you things until you’re together. However, there are some guys who will buy gifts for the girl they’re interested in. This could be anything from a small bunch of flowers, to some chocolates. By buying you something, he’s showing you he likes you more than just friends.
• He tries to find out your relationship status
The words, “Oh, you’re single? That’s cool!”
May come from of his mouth if he’s directly asked about your relationship status. Yet, it might be a little subtler, he may ask you questions about going out with friends or having any guy luck when you’re out clubbing. Ensure you have your answer ready if he starts these as he’s more than interested in being your friend.
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• He remembers everything about you
You may have only been on two or three dates with this guy but if he’s remembering everything you have told him then this is definitely a good sign. Even the smaller details that don’t seem interesting, he will remember them if he likes you, it’s a sign he listens and wants to know more about you.
• He compliments you
You will hear a lot of compliments when you’re around him if he’s interested. This is because when a guy is interested, he wants you to know it. At first, it may be more subtle compliments such as saying you’re pretty. It will then start to be a lot more heartfelt and meaningful as the relationship between the two of you grows.
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• He texts you when he’s drunk
We all do funny things when we’ve had a little bit of alcohol, being drunk makes you do some crazy things. If you two have been texting or messaging and he’s out getting drunk then it’s quite likely you’re going to get some funny but nice messages from him. You may also find that these messages become more incoherent as time goes on. Although you won’t be able to understand what they mean, the idea that he’s still texting you is a great sign. If he’s texting you when he’s drunk then he’s thinking about you, and that means he’s interested.
There are so many other clever ways that guys flirt and the list would carry on forever if we were to name them all. The important thing is to look out for a guy who seems into you, from his body language to the way he speaks. You will soon come to realize how much certain guys are into you from the way they present themselves. Whether it’s the way he touches your leg or runs his fingers through your hair – there are plenty of clear indicators that a guy is interested.
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- He finds things in common with you
- He seems flustered
- He uses flirty emojis
- He leans in
- He’s mean to you
- He buys you something
- He tries to find out your relationship status
- He remembers everything about you
- He compliments you
- He texts you when he’s drunk
We need the same thing applied to corona-times. Like when you have to keep your distance (nobody’s gonna touch anybody’s arms) and wear a mask (no way to see if anyone’s biting/licking their lips.
when a guy likes you, he would try to flirt. and one thing for sure is, he’ll find any common ground between you and focus on them. he’ll do anything to have your attention even sometimes would mean making himself look like a fool. haha!
i agree. flirting doesn’t have to big. i always thought that it should include romantic gestures of love but i was wrong. will take note of these signs.
sometimes, a man’s way of flirting is being mean to you. a lot of men deal with this kind of situation by teasing and treating the woman really mean to get her attention.
there is this guy who i think is flirting with me. he was very friendly and recently helped me at the gym. what is your opinion regarding this? i need a honest and personal advice. thanks
when a guy can’t seem to stop wanting to know about your relationship status, you’re sure he’s flirting with you. he may even throw some pick up lines along the way.
you are absolutely correct. there are many different ways how guys flirt with women. the best way to find out if a man is into is by how he presents himself. observe his body language and the way he speaks.
when a guy flirts, he leans in A LOT. he will do this to really get close to you, he’ll even make lots of eye contact with you.
i wonder if a guy starts a conversation, does that mean that he is flirting with you or he likes you? i don’t want to misinterpret his actions coz that might push him away…
Eye contact and a flirty smirk, a shy smile, a 100-watt smile……….. OMG when I see one of these, I know. And it’s fantastic.
he’d definitely try so hard to know about your relationship status. when a guy is flirting, he’ll want to know everything that will impress you, so before he does all these he will dig deeper to know if you’re even single or dating someone else.
i am an expert when it comes to recognizing men’s body language and i agree with this post. this is exactly how guys flirt.
i so love to be teased by my man! he is very good at it. i could say that he is the master of flirting! haha!
a man who’s trying to flirt with you will always use any strategy like using flirty emojis when texting you. he will be somewhat touchy when you’re together and will try everything to impress you.
He buys you something – this is one of the men’s flirting styles that i love the most! hahaha! always looking forward to this but don’t get me wrong, i just really love surprises.
a guy who buys you something out of nowhere sure wants to impress you. among other things, he will do everything to get your attention.
just a tip for guys about flirting – when talking to a girl you like, assume that she already likes you. see yourself as desirable and be natural.
men flirt by leaning in when talking, they want to be as close to the woman. if he does this to you, he’s definitely trying to get your attention and impress you.
if i will flirt with someone, i will also find the things that we have in common and then start a small conversation about it. never gets old. haha
any man who is non-stop giving you compliments is definitely flirting with you. if he isn’s into you, he wouldn’t even bother trying to impress you and make you feel good about yourself.
hahaha! what if a guy always watch your instagram stories and then comment on your social media? does that mean he is flirting with you in a simple way?
these signs are all true. when a man is flirting, he tries so hard to touch you and look you in the eyes when talking.
i am one of those girls who wonder how guys flirt. i really appreciate this article and i really learned a lot. will use this as my guide when it comes to understanding men.
when someone drunk texts you, that means he’s flirting at you. this is really a telltale sign and it always works.
how to know if a guy is flirting with you? it is easier than you think. just look him in the eyes and if you see him raise his eyebrows, then he absolutely flirting with you! take note of his lips too! if they part then he is really up to something!
thanks for sharing this article, i really learned new things. i will definitely look for these signs when i get to meet my date this weekend.
i couldn’t agree more! if a guy wanted to know your relationship status, it could mean that he is interested in you and this might be his way of flirting as well. every guy has different flirting tactics. you just have to be observant.
guys lean in when they flirt. they try to be as close a possible, almost wanting to smell or even kiss a woman.
i love emojis! they are so cute! they can also be used as a tool when it comes to dating in the age of technology!
when a guy keeps giving you compliments, he may really be flirting. just make sure he doesn’t talk about creepy things..haha!
makes sense.. why would a guy want to find out your relationship status if he is not interested in you, right?