As a woman, I'll admit it...
When we're interested in a guy, women rarely make the first move.
(It may not be fair, but such is life 😜)
However, women do use subtle signals to show their interest in men, and if you're single and mingling, you'd be wise to learn and look out for them.
Let's dive into the 10 most important signs she wants you to make a move 🪂
If you've ever noticed that a girl has gone out of her way to initiate conversations with you...
For example, she:
There's a solid chance she's romantically interested in you!
By finding reasons to talk with you, she's both (A) signaling she enjoys your company, and (B) giving you opportunities to make a move 🙋♀️
Obviously, context matters.
It's very possible she's just being friendly when she talks to you...
Two things you should consider that can better illuminate her intentions, and how you should respond:
The single most important and universal dating rule that everyone can benefit remembering is...
EFFORT = INTEREST
This is especially true when it comes to texting and communication 📲
Let's say you met a woman in a platonic context, you occasionally swap friendly messages on Instagram. You'd be interested in exploring the possibility of romance with her, but you're unsure if she feels the same way...
Her responsiveness will tell you everything you need to know.
Is she responsive and engaged when you communicate?
➡️ She's into you, and wants you to make a move.
Is she slow and disengaged when you communicate?
➡️ She's NOT into you, and you should invest your time and energy elsewhere.
In short, effort = interest, and responsiveness is an excellent indicator of effort!
Know how when you have a crush, your brain can stir up all sorts of glowing adjectives to describe her?
Women have the same feelings, and if a woman works up the courage to actually pay you a compliment, it's often a sign she wants you to make a move!
In short, the next time a woman pays you a compliment, for example:
🗣️ SHE SAYS:
You're so good at that!
🗣️ SHE SAYS:
I think you look great.
🗣️ SHE SAYS:
You're so kind!
Rather than trying to brush her compliment off...
Treat it as a sign she likes you!
Pay her a genuine compliment in return, and consider making a move 😃
People laugh for a variety of reasons, but as the Scientific American points out:
Laughter is a public sign of our ability to recognize discrepancies. It is a sign that elevates our social status and allows us to attract reproductive partners.
For our purposes, this means...
If a woman consistently laughs at your jokes, she thinks you're smart and attractive!
For this reason, laughter tends to be a sign she wants you to make a move. Plus, laughing puts everyone in a good mood, which can also stoke romantic flames 🥰
Conversely, if you notice a woman tends not to laugh when you make jokes, it's a very strong signal she's not interested, and you shouldn't make a move 😅
Know how when you think you might bump into a crush, before leaving the house, you might:
Women do the same thing!
(Minus the pushups usually 😜)
If you notice details that suggest a girl puts her best foot forward when she's around you, for example:
... It can signal she wants you to make a move!
Remember, effort = interest 😉
One of the most potent signs a woman wants you to make a move is that she makes herself available to you.
For example, if she:
... She probably wants you to make a move!
This doesn't require a lot of explanation: by making herself available, a woman is giving you opportunities to initiate, so act on them ☑️
Ever been at a coffee shop or housewarming, and noticed that every time you look over at a specific girl, she's been looking at you?
When a woman repeatedly glances at you, it's often a sign she wants you to make a move!
Body language expert Monica Moore's courtship research found that women will gaze across a room to capture a man's attention to deliberately signal him to approach.
Obviously there are situations where eye contact doesn't mean a woman is romantically interested...
For example, a woman might repeatedly glance at you if a bird poops in your hair 😅
But especially in combination with other signs, repeated eye contact and glances absolutely indicate a woman wants you to make a move!
If you're close enough to notice, look at her pupils too.
If they're dilated, it's often a sign she's romantically interested 🔥
Remember how in middle school, communicating your interest in a girl involved an elaborate game of telephone, and even brokering, between friends?
Thankfully most people age out of this! Even as adults, though...
If a woman wants you to make a move, it's not unusual for her friends to mention it, or her, to you.
This isn't a deliberately avoidant tactic — it's usually just a function of how:
Notice a woman's friends tend to bring her up in conversation with you?
(Particularly if they drop not-so-subtle hints like "she thinks you're cute...")
Make a move already!
Just like how effort = interest...
Interest = interest!
When a woman is highly engaged with everything going on in your personal life, for example:
It's often a sign she wants you to make a move!
In general, people are as interested in the activities you're involved with as they're interested in you.
(This is why Mom is always happy to hear about your trip to the grocery store, even when you know sharing details about what yogurts you bought might bore anyone else to tears 🥲)
In short, if a girl engages with your personal life, and especially the mundane details, there's a good chance she's interested in becoming more deeply involved!
The same interest = interest principle we covered above applies here, too.
If a woman remembers little things you said, like:
There's a good chance she's wants you to make a move!
We tend to remember things that are subconsciously important to us. So when a woman remembers details about your personal life, it's a sign you're on her mind 🙃
I hope this overview of the signs a woman wants you to make a move was helpful 🙋♀️
The most important things to remember are:
Here are three ideas to help you find a partner who shows them 😜👇
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