50 Sure-Shot Signs A Girl Likes You & Is Interested In You

Cute and subtle signs to help you understand she is very much into you!

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She loves me. She loves me not. Wondering how to tell if a girl likes you? It’s natural to have a crush on someone and wonder if the attraction is mutual. Stop losing sleep or peace of mind over it. Instead, look for these 50 subtle signs that can help you understand if your love is reciprocated or unrequited! It is overwhelming and intimidating, but the best way to be sure if someone likes you is to ask them directly! Before you do that, it is a good idea to pay attention to the way she behaves around you. Keep reading our article to help you figure it out!

50 Signs That A Girl Likes You

1. She Looks At You When You Are Not Noticing

Cute as it may seem, stealing glances with someone you fancy is one of the first date signs she likes you. If you catch her looking at you from across the table or while you are talking to others, let her have her moment and enjoy her assumed stealth mode.

2. She Makes Plans With You

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Women may seem complex creatures, but they are not as elusive as you think. One of the most unmistakable signs a girl likes you is her reaching out and planning to meet more often.

It doesn’t have to be about dates! She may ask you to tag along while running little errands, grabbing a quick bite, small hikes, and adventures, or even becoming her workout buddy. She just wants to spend more time with you to know you better.

3. She Treats You Differently

You will notice subtle changes in how she treats you. For instance, she will be more considerate towards your choices and likes or dislikes of food, venues, or hobbies.

4. She Introduces You To Friends And Family

Things can become awkward quickly if you are on a date or out with someone and bump into friends. So, how does one explain who this new guy is? Well, if she is enthusiastic and happy to tell her friends about you, be assured that she likes you a lot.

There is also a possibility that you might find the girl gang giving each other their trademark looks, which means they want more details later. If her friends like you, chances are that her feelings will intensify too. So, be nice to her friends.

5. She Turns Nervous Or Shy

Have you ever seen a girl catch the feels for a guy? Most of them turn self-conscious and become nit-picky about their littlest habits. If you see the girl you fancy becoming nervous while you are with her, try to ease her nerves with reassurance. We are sure she will appreciate you even more. Creating space for a girl to feel safe and be her authentic self can be one of the best things you can offer to bring her emotionally close to you.

6. She Gets Touchy-Feely

A sign she’s flirting with you and secretly likes you is when she finds little excuses to touch you (in a safe way). Touching someone you really like can feel thrilling in the beginning and become reassuring once you are comfortable with them.

Brushing you subtly also helps her assert her possessiveness in public where other women may eye you. She may touch your arm or shoulder when she laughs, hold your hand while crossing the street, give you extra hugs, or use the classic excuse of removing something from your face or hair.

7. She Offers To Cook For You

A girl likes you if she offers to cook for you
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When a woman likes a man, her caring side shows wanting to feed you and cook for you. If she brings you homemade meals, thank your lucky stars. She has probably put in great effort to cook your favorite meals and dishes. Make sure to compliment her generously as a sign of appreciation.

8. Her Friends Treat You Differently

If you notice her friends being kind to you, apart from them being genuinely friendly folks, she has probably told them that she fancies you. If her friends approve of you, they will make you a part of their group and include you in their plans or conversations. Think of it as an initiation.

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If she makes an effort to continue the conversation with you wholeheartedly, then it is a clear sign that she likes you.

9. She Smiles And Laughs A Lot Around You

Unless you are a stand-up comedian or clown, she’s laughing and smiling a lot because she unabashedly likes you a lot. It means your humor and little quips please her and give her all the more happiness by being around you.

10. She Loves Looking Into Your Eyes

Eye contact is intimate, isn’t it? When you like someone, you subconsciously wish to look into their eyes. It establishes that she trusts you, and if you find her gazing intensely into your eyes, it means she is solely focused on you. Constant eye contact is one such sign to know if a girl likes you.

11. She Touches Her Neck And Hair

Does your girl like touching her hair and neck when she’s around you? One of the signs that a girl likes you is when her body language changes. Caressing their neck and rearranging their hair is a way of self-soothing when she becomes self-conscious of her fondness. She is fixating on looking her best around you.

12. She Blushes

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The next time you talk to a girl, try making a thoughtful compliment. If she likes you back, she will blush, be shy, and feel pleased that you noticed her outfit, style, or makeup. However, if you want to make her feel extra special, try to compliment an intangible quality you love about her.

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Try to notice her style, because, if a girl likes you, she will try to impress you with her usual style. She also can get very choosy about the clothes she wears when she meets you – so that is another aspect you want to keep an eye on.

13. She Opens Up About Herself

If a woman who is not an open book starts to open up about her life experiences and tells you more about herself, it is a telltale sign that she likes you. Wanting a guarded girl can be a tad bit confusing due to her mysterious aura, but it is well worth the patience. Earn her trust, and she will begin to tell you about small and big things gradually. If she has already started opening up to you, she likes you.

14. Her Body Turns Towards You

It has been noted that people will turn their bodies and feet towards you if they are interested in listening to you. So, if a girl you like moves to face you during outings and discussions, she is interested in you.

15. She Likes Being Close To You

When a girl likes you and feels comfortable around you, you will find her moving closer to you. Close contact is a clear sign that she trusts you and feels safe around you.

16. She Involves You In Her Life

She will make a conscious effort to ask you many questions about your life to understand you better as a person. She may be highly independent but lets you do little things for her or puts in extra effort to do something for you.

17. She Mirrors Your Body Language

A girl likes you if she mirrors your body language
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Mirroring someone’s body language is one of the oldest signs in the book that someone relates well to you. If she likes you, she will mimic your gestures or body language. To test this theory, you can try to touch your arms or neck and cross and uncross your legs.

18. She Remembers The Little Things

Remembering the little details that you may have told her in your conversations is another way to show that she cares about you. Chances are, you don’t remember these things yourself! However, if she has emotions for you, she will point out or recall specific details that she paid attention to.

19. She Will Give you Cute Nicknames

Women have a peculiarly cute habit of asserting their claim on a man. A girl who likes you will give you a nickname and insist that only she can call you that. My friend, she does like you, and it is in your interest that you honor her wish for the secret nickname exclusivity.

20. You Have Inside Jokes

This is a way of making you feel involved in her life, especially in a public setting. Recalling inside jokes when she’s around her friends or your buddies is a way of her claiming you. So, by all means, feel free to bask under the glow of her attention.

21. She Gives You Undivided Attention

When a girl likes you, be reassured that she will not fidget, check her phone, or fix her makeup. She will make sure that your conversation receives all of her undivided attention.

22. She Compliments You Generously

A girl likes you if she compliments you generously
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Genuine compliments require a person to pay close attention to you. If she compliments your little quirks or habits, she likes you a lot. She will also motivate you to be your best if she’s genuinely invested in your bond.

23. She Reveals That She’s Single

Why would a girl casually slip in a comment about her being single? It’s highly possible that she is interested in you and wants you to know she is available to date. Use your discernment and the context to understand if it’s your cue to ask her out.

24. She Will Tell You She Likes You Exclusively

This is us talking about a specific breed of women who know what and who they want. Don’t get surprised if a girl you have been talking to for a while and like makes the first move by telling you that she likes you. If this happens, you are lucky to not have to read a hundred blogs while playing guessing games about whether she likes you back or not.

25. The Devil Is In The Details

While it is easy to jump into the dating phase, paying attention to the details about a girl’s obvious and subconscious behavior towards you is necessary. If you feel you are mistaken or hallucinating about her fondness, think of the little details because that’s where the gold hides.

26. She Shows Genuine Interest In Your Life

When a girl asks you personal questions, it shows that she wants to connect with you on a deeper level. Her interest in your experiences, opinions, and feelings shows that she is actively trying to understand you better.

27. She Positively Responds To Your Flirting

A girl likes you if she positively responds to your flirting
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You can try teasing a girl about her musical taste or jokingly challenge her to a game. If she accepts your challenge with a smile, she might be open to your approaches. If she is interested in you, she will enjoy a lighthearted banter and feel comfortable engaging with you on a more intimate level.

28. She Makes An Effort To Look Good

When a girl is attracted to you, she may try to look gorgeous and desirable to make a good impression. She may wear your favorite color, redo her lipstick, or keep checking her hair in the mirror.

29. She Responds To Playful Teasing

This is yet another clue that indicates she might be interested in you. While it may be used to establish an enjoyable connection, it may also be her way of expressing her interest while still being able to deny it if required. She may mock your hobby but her body language will be compassionate or endearing.

30. She Tries To Impress You

She may try to impress you by discussing a topic of your interest to show off her intelligence, competence, and confidence to point out your common interests.

31. She Looks For Common Interests

A girl likes you if she looks for common interests
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She will try to learn about your shared interests or hobbies to connect and form a deeper relationship. She may inquire about your favorite movies, music, or pastimes to find a common interest that you both can enjoy together.

32. She Bites Her Lips

If she constantly bites or licks her lips while seductively looking at you, this is her way of letting you know she is interested in getting to know you well.

33. She Is Jealous Of The Women Around You

She may ask about your female acquaintances or former relationships and may even appear possessive when you spend time with other women. If she becomes silent or acts differently when you talk about another woman, you can be sure that she is interested in you!

34. She Cares About Your Well-Being

A girl who is into you will be concerned about your well-being. She will go out of her way to make sure you are happy and comfortable. If you are down with a cold, she may ask about your health or get you soup to be there for you.

35. She Leans Toward You

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If she tilts her head and leans toward you during the conversation, this is her way of closing the physical distance and building intimacy. It may also be a sign of her curiosity and attention toward you.

36. She Tries To Make You Jealous

This may be her way to test your reaction to see whether you are interested in her or not. She might casually talk about other guys to make you envious. If you notice her observing your reaction for signs of jealousy or concern, it may indicate her desire to explore this relationship beyond friendship.

37. She Invites You To Social Events

Invitations to social gatherings or group activities may indicate that she wants to spend more time with you and get to know you better. She may ask you to a friend’s birthday party or a casual get-together to enjoy your company and build a closer bond.

38. She Asks Open-Ended Questions

She will frequently keep the discussion flowing by asking open-ended questions to learn more about your opinions. If both of you watched a movie together, she may ask you about what part of the movie you liked to get a better understanding of you. Her effort to keep discussions flowing reflects her genuine interest in knowing you better.

39. She Surprises You With Lovely Presents

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Thoughtful surprises demonstrate that she is thinking about you even when you are apart. These actions show her attention to your likes and interests, as well as her emotional engagement in the relationship. She might surprise you with your favorite food, gadgets, or anything that you like, which may indicate her genuine interest in your happiness.

40. She Responds To Your Texts Or Calls Instantly

Her responsiveness reflects her eagerness and that, you are her priority. She will respond to your texts or answer your calls immediately even if she’s having a hectic day at work. Whether it’s a casual conversation or a serious discussion, if she replies fast, it means she enjoys talking to you and is interested in knowing where the conversation leads.

41. She Reacts To Your Social Media Posts

She will frequently like, comment, or share your social media posts. She may like your most recent picture or write a supportive remark on your post to express her interest in your life and hobbies.

42. She Greets You With A Raised Eyebrow

When someone sees something or someone they like, they might quickly raise their eyebrows as a natural and instinctive reaction. It’s a subtle nonverbal cue that conveys attention and recognition. When a girl raises her eyebrows when she sees you, it indicates that she feels a sense of familiarity or excitement.

43. She Mentions Your Name Frequently In Conversations

A girl likes you if she mentions your name frequently
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Mentioning your name more frequently during chats or conversations might indicate she is trying to develop a sense of familiarity and closeness. By calling out your name, she not only grabs your attention but also forms a deeper emotional connection.

44. She Uses Open Body Language

Open arms on the table and a relaxed posture indicate that she is comfortable in your presence. This nonverbal sign indicates her trust and attraction towards you.

45. She Knows Your Quirks

A girl who likes you will observe you closely and recognize things about you that others do not. She will notice every small detail, from the way you grimace when you sip your hot coffee to tapping your feet when you are stressed. She finds your idiosyncrasies cute and will find a way to tell you.

46. She Creates Intimacy Through Shared Content

If she starts sharing her playlists, phrases, or other stuff with you, she might be totally into you. She might share a song to express her feelings for you and to build closeness and a deep connection.

47. She Seeks Your Advice Frequently

A girl likes you if she seeks your advice frequently
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Women may sometimes go to great lengths to grab their crush’s attention. If she asks you to teach her something simple, she is most certainly sending you strong signals. She may constantly seek your help on a project or your advice on a personal situation to get closer to you.

48. She Uses Humor Or Sarcasm To Build Rapport

A girl who likes you may use humor or sarcasm to establish rapport. After all, sharing the same sense of humor is frequently considered a sign of compatibility. She may make lighthearted comments or crack jokes about your shared musical tastes or experiences.

49. She Wants To Know Your Family And Friends

She may ask you about your friends and family to develop a sense of belonging. She might inquire about your siblings or attempt to meet your friends at a party to connect with those you care about.

50. She Notices And Responds To Your Emotions

She may be more sensitive to your feelings and take measures to cheer you up when you are upset. She may send you an encouraging note, share a hilarious video, or simply be there for you when you need to chat.

Infographic: Most Common Sure-Shot Signs A Girl Likes You

A girl leaves plenty of signs when she starts liking you, expressing herself through simple and cute gestures. Here are some of the most common indications to help you gauge her feelings. Check out the infographic below to know more!

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Being loved by a girl is always a special feeling. However, some girls may not be open about their feelings. In such a case, it is difficult to tell if a girl likes you. You might wonder, “Does she like me more than a friend?”. However, if your dream girl shows at least some of the signs listed above, congratulations! It is quite possible that she is interested in you. Without a second thought or delay, ask her out on a date, which she is most likely to accept. However, if you are still unsure, it is better to be direct and seek clarity from her.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can a girl be friendly without being interested in me?

Yes. A girl can be friendly towards you without having any romantic interests. Some people are amiable by nature and treat everyone with kindness and attention. Therefore, be sure about their feelings before pursuing them.

How often should she initiate contact if she likes me?

Even if she likes you, she would like to maintain a balance and not come too strong. While it depends on her communication style and varies from person to person, you may expect her to contact you at least thrice a week if she is interested in you.

How to know if a girl likes you romantically or if she is just being friendly?

Be observant of subtle signs. For instance, she maintains eye contact, finds little excuses to touch you, and steals glances when you aren’t looking – these signs may indicate she likes you romantically.

Key Takeaways

  • If the girl likes you, she will be more considerate towards your choices, likes, and dislikes.
  • If she smiles a lot, it means your humor and little quips please her and make her happy.
  • Another subtle sign is she remembers the little details you may have shared with her. It is a way to show that she cares about you.
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Joy Nwokoro is a Christian relationship and marriage speaker, counselor, and coach. Although she studied English and Literature at the Abia State University in Nigeria, she was called over a decade ago to help singles and married people build and nurture healthy relationships and marriages that will make them feel fulfilled and satisfied. With 10 years of experience, she has...read full bio

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