He says he really cares about you, but doesn’t really act like it.
And while you’re on this topsy-turvy ride, all you want to know is does this guy like me or not?!
The question that comes to mind for many singles is: are you sharing this joyous time of year with someone special who has potential for the long term?
To answer this question, it is paramount in the dating world to be aware of the cues that your partner is giving off.
Look for teeth: "When he feels really happy, he's not covering that up," Wood says. If his smile involves his whole face, it means you're genuinely affecting him in a good way. In response, he might quickly lick his lips or press them together. But now that everyone is used to being glued to their phones, nonstop eye contact can make people feel uncomfortable. In other words, he's into you and he's trying to attract you. But when he can physically hear you perfectly well and leans in anyway, it means he's interested in what you have to say — and you, in general. He puts his hands on his hips with his elbows out to the sides. If he makes an effort to find a common thread or asks you lots of questions, his body language may reflect his personality (shy), and he could actually be totally enthralled by you. If he reaches up to touch it during your interaction, he's interested in you and worried about coming across well. The same goes for interlocking fingers, while an arched palm means he's scared or may be holding something back (literally). Unless he's leading you through a scary or crowded space, he should adjust his pace to match yours.
So, new rule: If he spends about 80 percent of your interaction looking from your eyes to your nose and lips, he's into you, Wood says. Because this stance takes up more space than standing with your arms against your sides, Wood says this is a male power signal that guys use to show physical superiority over other guys.
You can be the best lover in the world but if only one part of his anatomy is interested there is no guarantee the rest will follow. Holding hands, stroking, touching, kissing and cuddling – which doesn’t lead to sex – are all ways men show that their affection is more than just sexual. It is all about him In the bedroom or out of it, is the object of his attention himself?
If you feel funny saying, "We met online," you've found the other pea to your pod.
You see, a guy can be somewhat interested, but not into it.
Instead of seeing it for what it is, women make up excuses and justifications to rationalize the bad behavior away.
If however, after a few months you have never visited his place, met any of the people closest to him and get the feeling he is keeping you in the shadows of his life then this should be a red flag. There is sex but little affection Just because he likes you enough to have sex with you doesn’t mean he is interested enough to form a relationship.
Many women make the mistake of taking his physical passion as a sign of deepening emotional intimacy – it isn’t.