Does He Love Me? Or Love Me Not? 22 Ways Men Show They Care
Sometimes – especially in a new relationship – we need a few clues or some advice about whether our affections are….reciprocated, and whether this relationship will last. Here are some signs that your significant other has feelings for you – and is showing that they care.
1. He Says It – not necessarily ‘I love you’, but expresses affection and warmth through body language, texts and in person.
2.Making plans for the future – conversations about upcoming holidays or events means he is likely thinking in the long term.
3.Acts of Service – small things like offering to pick up dinner or helping with chores show a level of care for your wellbeing.
4.Sharing their thoughts – opening up and becoming vulnerable can be a sign of a growing emotional bond.
5.Asking your advice – even about small things, indicates that your opinion is valued and respected.
6.Helping out around the house – this indicates a degree of emotional and physical investment in your wellbeing.
7.Remembering important dates – even with the help of a calendar, this means you are occupying a space in their lives.
8.Attends Family Events – this shows an emotional investment in you and the people you love – and an interest in growing a relationship with them.
9.Asks about friends – this shows that they are paying attention to what is important to you.
10.Puts down his phone – undivided attention is a mark of respect and genuine affection.
11.Checks with you for plans – This is another mark of respect and consideration into what you want.
12.Has your favourite things – even things like shampoo and chocolate – this shows he is making sure your needs are met.
13.Sets aside quality time – this is a sign of wanting to spend time getting to know you.
14.Considers your feelings – another indication of an emotional bond and an intention to have a future with you.
15.Learns from mistakes – perhaps this is by not raising a sensitive topic, this is a sign that your feelings are being prioritised and acknowledged.
16.Tries to communicate – whether this is clarifying or finding ways to discuss tricky topics, this shows an interest in sharing his thoughts and moving forward together.
17.Stays in Touch – whether this is a ‘good morning’ text or funny memes, this means you are on his mind.
18.Talks about you to others – perhaps this is bragging or simply mentioning you as a ‘we’, it shows an eagerness to introduce you to the rest of his life.
19. Keeps mementoes – perhaps this is a screensaver of the two of you, or ticket stubs to something you’ve attended – this shows he is feeling sentimental and treasuring memories.
20.Has your back – perhaps this means standing up for you in an argument, or giving you good advice – this shows emotional investment.
21.Tells you the truth – even if this isn’t always easy to hear. This shows that he is more interested in the long term dynamic, than the easy option.
22. Works to create memories – whether this is thoughtful dates or fun experiences – this shows a desire to grow closer and move forward in your lives together.