You want to be more than friends, but it’s so hard to know what a girl is thinking. Is she into you? Does she think you’re just a friend? Does she even know you exist? You don’t have to keep stressing because we’re here to help you decode her words and actions. We’ve compiled all the best signs and secrets to uncovering her true feelings about you. Read on to figure out if you should ask her out!
She plays with her hair, or acts nervous. Her body language won’t be able to keep her secret for long. A girl who likes you will act differently around you than she does her friends. She’ll either be really focused on you or kind of nervous and fidgety. Here are the signs that she probably likes you: She maintains eye contact with you or immediately looks away.
She uses a lot of emojis when she texts you. Girls like emojis, and they may use more when they like you. Go back through your text message exchanges to see if there are a lot of emojis coming from her. If so, it could be a sign that she likes you. However, it could just mean that she likes emojis, so definitely look for other signs if you’re nervous about asking her out.Some emojis are more flirty than others! If she’s sending you the heart, heart-eyes, or wink face emoji, there’s a good chance she likes you.
She laughs at all of your jokes. Tell her a corny joke to see if she’ll laugh. Memorize a couple of cheesy jokes to tell her next time you see her. You could also try texting her the jokes to see if she’ll respond with an emoji, gift, or comment, such as “So funny!” Here are some jokes you might try: “What do you call a pig who does karate?” “A pork chop.” “What does a tree say when you ask why it got cut down?” “I’m stumped.”.“Why did the farmer cross the road?” “He saw the chicken do it.” “Why doesn’t James Bond fart in bed?” “He’d blow his cover!”
She tells you she’s single. She wants you to know she’s single so you’ll ask her out! Pay attention when she’s talking so you can catch any mentions of her relationship status. Here are some examples of things she might say: “I’m single.” “All my friends are dating, but I’m all alone.” “I wonder if I’ll ever find someone.” “It’s been so long since I’ve dated anyone.” “I still haven’t found a date to the dance.”
She mirrors your actions. When a girl likes you, she’ll often mimic your expressions and gestures. Make a small gesture to see if she’ll copy you. If she does, it could mean she’s into you. Here are some things you might try: Nod your head, Cross your legs. Clasp your hands together.
She gets excited when you compliment her. Give her a compliment and see how she reacts. You can do this in-person or over text. Tell her you really like her style choices today or that you’re really impressed by something she did. She may secretly like you if she seems extremely happy or she reciprocates your compliment. Say something like, “This outfit looks amazing on you!” “You were so great at karaoke last night!” or “You are the funniest person I’ve ever met!”
She wants to keep the conversation going. Strike up a conversation in-person or over text to test her interest. Start a conversation by asking her questions about herself, her interests, or current events. A girl who’s into you will want to keep talking to you and ask you about your plans. Here are some questions you could ask: What movie should I watch on Netflix and why? What’s your favorite thing about this city? Do you have any secret talents? I’m looking for a book to read. What are your recommendations?
She likes hugging and touching you.
Casually touch her to see how she reacts. You might need to work up to this one, so don’t try touching a girl you don’t know well. When it feels right, try lightly touching her arm or leaning into her. If you’re friends or acquaintances, go in for a quick hug to see if she’ll reciprocate. If she hugs or touches you back, it could be a sign she’s into you. Start with something really casual, like brushing against her or sitting close to her to see if she stays close or moves away. You could also try asking for a hug. Say, “It’s good to see you! Should we hug?” If she pulls away or her body tenses, it’s possible she doesn’t like you as more than a friend. Give her some space so she doesn’t feel uncomfortable.
She remembers details about you.
A girl who likes you will remember what you tell her. Keep track of what you talk or text about with her. Then, bring up topics you’ve already discussed. Hopefully, she’ll remember what you said before, as this could be a good sign she likes you. For example, let’s say you’re really into superhero movies, and there’s a new Marvel movie coming out. You might say, “I can’t wait to go to the movies this weekend. Can you guess what I’m seeing
She wants to know everything about you—and wants you to know about her.
Open up to her to see if she’ll do the same with you. You don’t need to tell her your deepest, darkest secrets, but share something you wouldn’t tell just anyone. Tell her a few personal stories, and talk about your goals and interests. Additionally, encourage her to share her thoughts with you. As an example, you might tell her about your childhood dream of becoming an astronaut or about the time you almost drowned while swimming. After you tell her a story, try to get her to open up. You might say something like, “That’s why I’m so obsessed with space. What did you want to be when you grew up?”