Unfortunately, one of them is the eternal question of “How to do I know if she likes me?
” The same question that has plagued geeky boys since junior high has an annoying tendency to follow us all the way through to adulthood, leading to grown-ass men plaguing their friends with an endless repetition of “Do you think she Once again, it’s a classic difference between how men and women are socialized.
Women will indicate their interest through subtle signs and body language while men look for overt signs that a woman might find them attractive.
Meanwhile women fume that men don’t seem to pick up their signals and the men read the wrong messages into her behavior or, worse, confuse niceness or professional flirtation for actual interest.
A woman who’s interested in a man will often initiate eye contact, deliberately break contact – often by looking down, a submissive gesture – then looking back.
The act of locking eyes with someone is an incredibly intimate act, which is why we avoid prolonged eye contact with people we aren’t close with.
However, we instinctively recognize the power of eye contact, which is why it is a strong indicator of interest from a woman.