Women spend so much time discussing relationship ins and outs, trying to figure out if the object of their affection likes them back and, generally, picking apart a man’s behavior to get the answer to the eternal question – “does he like me?”

Well, if you have to ask, there’s a definite possibility that he doesn’t.

When a man likes a woman, it’s obvious. So obvious, in fact, that there is no grey area. He asks you out directly, or calls you soon after getting your number. No waiting around for him to call, no debating whether or not he felt the same chemistry that you did, no tossing and turning.

But, if it’s so simple to know if a guy likes you, how come you still don’t know?

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#1. The grey area confuses you

If a guy likes you straight away, it’s easy to tell. You’ll just click and effortlessly spend more and more time together. If, on the other hand, he leaves you guessing by sending you mixed signals, you’re probably too into him to admit that he’s not reciprocating your feelings.

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Liking someone more than they like you is hard and might make you second-guess yourself. Resist the temptation to belittle yourself for his taste in women, and accept the fact that you’re not meant to be together. Compatibility and timing play major roles in successful relationships.

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#2. You’re more attracted to fantasy than reality

The idea of a relationship with the man you like is so tempting that you’re looking for any sign that might validate your fantasy. Like a detective, you cling to the memory of your meeting and you search for hidden messages or secret codes that he might be sending.

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The reality is that guys don’t hide their interest. Most of them are goal-oriented and don’t like playing games. If he lights up around you, you already have your answer. The same goes for the way he talks to you, the way he looks at you and how he integrates you into his life.

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So, instead of wasting time deciphering male behavior and stressing over how to make yourself more attractive to men, you should focus on feeling better about yourself. Put that time and energy into creating a solid relationship with yourself and the right man will come along to notice.

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We at BetterMe want everyone to know and experience true love. It is out there for everyone and until it knocks on your door we are here to remind you that you deserve the best love!

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