15 Telltale Signs He Wants You To Notice Him

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Has a man caught your attention? And you might want to know the signs he wants you to notice him. Most people use non-verbal cues to express their interest, especially in the initial stages of a romantic relationship. They are often so subtle that you fail to decipher them. It can be difficult to understand a man’s love language when he wants your attention. However, you can look out for specific signs that a guy is interested in you and wants you to notice him. Read this post to find out.

15 Signs He Wants You To Notice Him

1. He dresses smartly

Women, like men, are visual creatures. A man’s clothing can attract a woman’s attention. When he dresses to impress you, he is more likely to choose clothes that look appealing. If he knows he will be meeting you, he will aim to look his best. And when he knows what style or color you prefer, he could even adjust his appearance, just for you.

2. He speaks louder than usual

Some guys enjoy strutting their stuff. If you notice his voice becoming noticeably louder when you approach, it could be one of the signs he wants your attention. He may not be speaking directly to you, but he wants you to hear everything he says. Whenever he speaks, he tries to sound smart or funny. He wants you to be aware of his presence throughout the conversation and get your attention.

3. He holds your gaze

When a guy makes a lot of eye contact, it’s one of the telltale signs he’s trying to get your attention. He looks you in the eyes and tries to make a deep connection with you. For instance, he could flash you a flirty glance across the room or hold your gaze for a few seconds longer than usual to enhance the tension and playfulness.

4. He leans forward

When a guy wants you to notice him, he leans forward toward you. It can be either subtle or overtly “in your face.” It could be his way of signaling that he wants to be closer to you. Furthermore, his feet will be more pointed toward you when standing, and his face will be square onto yours.

5. He is everywhere

Does he find any excuse to be near you at all times? When you see him hanging out at your favorite coffee shop or popping up at your desk, he might want you to notice him. While you may think these are random encounters or coincidences, he makes it a point to bump into you all the time to build rapport.

6. He helps you

When he tries to help you, you can tell if he’s trying to get your attention. For example, he will listen to your personal or professional problems. He will always be available to help you fix laptop glitches or move your belongings to a new location. If he is willing to help without expecting anything in return, he wants you to feel special and notice his gestures.

7. He smells good

There is something delightful about a fine-smelling man. You instantly feel good and refreshed. While attraction for men is often driven by what they see, the attraction for women seems to be driven by scent. He knows that scent can play a big role in grabbing your attention and making you weak at the knees. Therefore, he may wear your favorite perfume or cologne, so he will not only smell fresh and clean but also get your interest.

8. He learns about you

If he gets to know you share the same interests, he might try to grab your attention. For example, if he knows you like dancing, rock climbing, or cycling, he may participate in these activities to create a connection. Moreover, he might avoid topics that you dislike.

9. He uses the laughter ‘mantra’

He understands that the secret ‘mantra’ for attracting a girl’s attention is to make her laugh. So when he wants you to notice him, he tries to be funny and endearing by adding a touch of humor.

10. He teases you

Teasing is a flirtatious tactic. There’s a good chance he is attracted to you if you are the only girl he teases or tries to be around. He may even notice and comment when you get dressed up or get a new haircut.

11. He texts you, orbits your social media

When he texts or calls you frequently, it is a sign that shows he likes you and wants you to notice him. Alternatively, he may circle your social media accounts in an attempt to catch your attention. If he follows you on Instagram, Facebook, or Snapchat and sends you pictures or anything else via social media, he is showing his intention.

12. He flaunts his physique

Does he show off when he hits the gym and send pictures of his rippling muscles and abs? Perhaps he would allow you to squeeze his biceps with a compliment or may puff up and keep his body stiff in an attempt to impress you and draw your attention. While he lavishes you with compliments every time he sees you, he might expect the same in return.

13. He keeps the conversation going

He will seize the opportunity to talk to you and figure out how to engage in your conversations when he wants you to see him. He would bring up topics that will pique your interest. In addition, he would like to send text messages even at odd hours to keep conversing.

14. He showers gifts

It could be as simple as paying for your meal or buying coffee, flowers, or a gift. Giving gifts could be a way for him to get your attention if your relationship isn’t yet serious, or he wants to show how much he adores you.

15. He mirrors your body language

Does he mirror your behavior or body language? For example, if you lean forward, he may do the same. If you cross your arms, he may cross them as well, or if you place your hands on your hips, he may mimic your movements. Play around with this a little by changing your position and see if his position changes. It reflects his interest in you.

If you’ve been dating a guy and aren’t sure if he’s interested in you, these signs are his way of telling you he wants your attention. When you have been noticing him for quite a long while and you seem to be sure of it, you may talk to him directly to proceed with your relationship.

Key Pointers

  • Doubting whether or not he likes you and wants your attention is a common thought while seeing someone.
  • Do not take too much time waiting for him to approach you if you are already sure.
  • Texting you, flirting with you, and being everywhere around you are a few signs he wants you.

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John Kenny

John Kenny is the host of The Relationship Guy podcast and is a coach to professional women who approach him for creating healthy loving relationships. He is the founder of Interpersonal Relationship Coaching (IRC) and author of The P.E.O.P.L.E. Programme. During his 15 years of experience in personal development, John helped thousands of clients build relationships. He believes that the... more

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