Have you fallen for a guy who has been an amazing friend and companion to you? Do you think he might be your Mr Right? Are you wondering if he likes you more than a friend too? If your answer to these questions is ‘Yes’, then you have come to the right place! This article will help you get acquainted with the signs a guy exhibits when he is romantically interested in a friend. If your guy shows most of these signs he definitely wants more than your friendship and not a casual relationship.
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20 Signs He Wants More Than A Casual Relationship
1. He knows you inside and out
He will take a keen interest in both your professional and private life. You will special when he approaches you and wants to know more about your past, present and future.
2. He loves hanging out with you
Even if he is busy, he will take out his time for you, because he genuinely enjoys your presence around him
3. He exhibits the signs of jealousy that doesn’t happen in a casual relationship
Whenever you seem interested in any other guy or are planning to go on a date with someone, he will try to dissuade you from going and show hints of jealousy. In addition, he might be protective of you when other men try to flirt with you. He wants you to be his girl and doesn’t just want a casual relationship. He won’t be happy at the prospect of you being with someone else. Putting on a happy face will be hard for him but as your friend, he will try his best.
4. Your family and friends adore him
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5. In addition, he loves it when you hang out with his family and friends
You will notice that he will always invite you to his family gatherings and outings with friends. He does this so that you can get acquainted with the people who matter to him. On the other hand, whenever you take the initiative to hang out with his family or his bunch of friends, he appreciates it to no end. He looks at you as a long term partner and does not want just a casual relationship with you. If he did, he wouldn’t be involving you with the people closest to his heart.
6. You have meaningful conversations with him
7. He shows physical signs of romantic interest
You find him looking at you from the corner of his eye with an air of admiration. He makes direct eye contact with you, leans in towards you while talking to you. You might even end up holding hands or with one of you resting their head on the other’s shoulder. He wants more than your friends and hence shows these physical signs of romantic interest. This is a sign he wants you to notice him.
8. Makes an effort to transform himself
Remember, it’s difficult for people to change their habits. Especially at someone else’s behest. But if your friend is showing a willingness to do so at your request, then he definitely likes you and wants you more than a friend.
9. He celebrates your special days with much enthusiasm
Instead of just calling you and wishing you on your birthday like normal friends do, he will go an extra mile. He will make elaborate arrangements to make your day special. Not only will he show such enthusiasm on your birthday, but on any memorable day of your life, because your special days matter to him as well. His surprises and efforts always bring you immense joy and happiness.
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10. He rarely shows interest in other girls, especially when you’re around
11. He’s active on social media
He’s always commenting on your posts with either compliments or witty remarks. By visiting your social media profiles often he will try to stay updated on what’s happening in your life. He’ll be the first one to like your posts and mention you in comments. You’ll always find him sending you memes that he thinks will make you laugh or go awww.
12. It becomes his priority to keep you safe
To a certain extent, most male friends make an effort to keep their female friends safe. But he’s not just a regular friend, is he? You know he wants more than your friendship.
if your friend goes out of his way to keep you safe and is always concerned for you, then he probably wants more than your friendship. He won’t become possessive and overprotective and will still give you personal space. However, he will always be there for you and make sure you don’t get stuck in dangerous situations. He will offer to drop you to places even if he isn’t with you just to make sure you stay safe. This shows he isn’t casual about the friendship.
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13. He shows interest in the activities that you like
You both are friends in the first place because you both have things in common. But if your friend is trying hard to show interest in the activities that you prefer to do and like, then this is a sign of romantic interest. He picks up activities that you like and engages in conversation with you about them. He’s constantly trying to learn more about the things that matter to you. This becomes his way of letting you know that your wavelengths match and you both are meant for one another. He definitely wants more than your friendship.
14. Complimenting you comes naturally to him
Unlike most of your other friends, complimenting you comes naturally to him. This is because he genuinely notices every change in you and gives you his honest opinion. He knows exactly how to make you happy with his compliments and wants you to know that wants more than your friendship. You will find him noticing and appreciating even the slightest change you make in your appearance.
15. Your efforts to make him happy are appreciated by him
16. He loves surprising you with gifts
Friends exchange gifts with each other only when there is a special occasion. But if he loves surprising you with gifts often, then it’s a sign he likes you more than a friend. He wants you to have everything you desire and loves pampering you and making you happy.
17. You can count on him without a doubt
You can always call him and vent your frustrations away, as he is there to listen to your complains. If you ever need company for anything, then he will always be ready to accompany you.
18. He talks to you in a different tone of voice
The tone he uses while talking to you and while talking to his other friends is quite different. When he talks to you, he becomes more conscious of his voice tone. His tone is gentler, more sensual and romantic so that you get the idea that you are different from the crowd. You’re important to him and more than just a friend.
19. People around you notice his interest in you
Perhaps you are so involved in maintaining the friendship that you don’t figure out that he is romantically interested in you. But other people do. They might start teasing you or asking you if you’re seeing each other. If people around the two of you, especially your family and close friends/colleagues, give you the indication that your friend likes you, there could be some truth to it. Someone outside the friendship you share with him will be better equipped to notice his feelings towards you.