There's a reason why people call it "falling" into love and not "stepping" into love. Falling in love implies letting go of control. Succumbing to a force that is stronger than you. That's why the exhilarating high and chemical cocktail of falling in love is so gripping because it feels completely outside of our control.
Yes, these feelings can be exciting for some, and terrifying for others. We all have our fare share of hurt or emotional baggage we drag along into our present. But regardless of your past, the signs of falling in love cut through cultures and time. Meaning that there are universal truths about this very exciting time.
Over the next few pages we will explore some basic differences - and similarities - between the signs and behaviour of girls falling in love, versus guys. We will look at the basics of going out on dates and texting and communication. Also, we will dive a little deeper and look at flirting, self-care and intimacy. Read on to find out more!
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Guys who are in love will always make sure to pick a date spot he know she will love
Guys who are in love always make sure to pick a spot with her in mind. In other words he will try to be selfless and take her opinion into consideration first when choosing a restaurant or location for a date.
Guys who are in love will pick an out-of-the ordinary date activity
Guys who are in love truly want to make a good impression and stand out from other guys, so in an effort to do just that, he will pick a unique or exciting date idea that is maybe a little off the beaten path.
Guys who are in love will pick a classically romantic location
Guys who are really in love aren't afraid of a little bit of romance, in face, the welcome it into their life. Even if that means going pumpkin or apple picking, he will secretly enjoy these activities as much as the girl does.
Guys who are in love will make sure that she feels special
Overall guys who are in love will be absolutely sure to make a girl feel special when he takes her out. He would never want her to feel like any ordinary girl, because she is a shinning princess in his eyes.
Girls who are in love won't hesitate to ask for what they want out of a date
On the other hand, girls will be extra expressive when they are in love. They won't be shy to say what they like and what they don't like. This level of self-expression should be taken as a compliment and sure sign that she wants to share her interests with you.
Girls who are in love will also plan unique dates for him and her
Guys aren't the only ones who are allowed to plan dates! When a girl is really in love she will want to take the lead too. Planning unique and interesting activities will be something she'll actively do if she's in love.
Girls who are in love will always be sure to express her appreciation of his effort
Girls who are in love will always express their appreciation of his effort. Wether it's saying how much she loves to restaurant he picked, or telling him how much fun she had on the activity he planned. A girl in love will always want to make a guy feel like his effort was worth it.
Girls who are in love will be just as happy staying home doing "nothing"
When a girl is really in love she does appreciate being wined and dined - just like any other girl does, however, she will be just as happy staying in doing nothing because when your deep in passionate love all you really want to do is be around each other. No frills necessary.
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Guys who are in love will text for no other reason other than to just say "hi"
Guys who are in love are definitely driven to be in touch with the girl of their affection as much as possible. That means texting you about the most mundane things like their lunch or commute home, I know on the surface these texts may not be that interesting, but it's a sure sign feelings are lurking below the surface.
Guys who are in love will be consistent with their communication
Guys who are in love can't stand the idea of upsetting the girl they're into. They are ultra-empathetic towards her feelings, so as a result they will ensure that they never leave her hanging, and that he will reliable and consistent with all communication.
Guys who are in love will make an effort to keep a convo going
Guys who are in love will make an effort to keep a convo moving. We are all busy something and can't have full-blown text convos all day long, but on the whole, a guy who is in love will give meaty response, or ask questions to prompt the conversation to continue. This is especially true early on in communication.
Guys who are in love will be excited to hear from a girl when she initiates
When a guy is in love he will respond to a girls effort to initiate with genuine excitement and engagement. He will respond positively in a way that would demonstrate that he was thinking about her too. On the other hand, delayed, short, and dry responses are a sign of the opposite.
Girls who are in love will respond with excitement at even the most silly text
You will know if a girl is truly into you, when and if you text her about the most mundane thing and she responds with an insightful and clever - an obviously thought out - response. Because when your really in love talking about the weather is exciting and full of potential for flirty and witty comments.
Girls who are in love will reach out first
Girls who are truly in love will put themselves out there and reach out first. Screw convention and the "rules". When she feels an overwhelming sense of attraction to someone all those trivial rules go right out the window.
Girls who are in love will mimic his style and be expressive
This may be done unconsciously, but when you're really into someone not only do you mimic their real life mannerism and style of talk, but also their virtual way of talking. For example, if he uses a lot of expressive language like emojis and explication marks, then she may start doing the same. Mimicry is the highest form of compliment.
Girls who are in love will make time to respond, even if they are busy
We are all busy these days, weather you have classes back to back or your a professional and your afternoons are drowning in reports and meetings, time is a precious commodity in 2017. That's why a girl who is truly into you will take the time to respond to you, even though she's busy. Because she is thinking of you too.
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Guys who are in love will gently tease you about her quirks
Guys will tease in the most gentle way when they are in love. This is because they find your quirks and little habits endearing and they love this about you, and they want to tell you - in an indirect way - of course.
Guys who are in love will make an effort to be witty and clever when chatting
When guys are in love they will try their best to show off their sharp wit and humor. Because they know that a sense of humor is a sign of intelligence and is very attractive for a girl. If he's cracking clever little jokes and puns, now you know.
Guys who are in love will give her some serious doe-eyed stares
When a guy is falling for someone, his eyes will become all soft and doe-ey when he looks at you. It's kinda an unmistakable type of eye contact, and if someone is giving you that stare, it's probably because you're giving it back. Because this type of eye contact is ultra-creepy if not mutual.
Guys who are in love won't let her read between the lines
Guys who are in love will be flirty and tease - but, they will never let you read between the line for too long. In other words, they will tell you in plain black and white how they feel. Because when you really like someone it's hard to push back the urge to blurt out your budding emotions.
Girls who are in love will laugh at all his bad jokes
Girls who are in love will turn into little laughing and giggling creatures. If she can't seem to wipe the smile off her face and you barely opened your mouth, chances are, she's falling in love.
Girls who are in love will take your jokes and serve them right back
Girls who are in love will try to one-up your jokes and clever comments by serving them right back at ya. They love flirting with guys just as much as they do, so they will make an effort to keep the banter going.
Girls who are in love will smile a lot, and I mean a lot, around him
Girls who are stung by cupids arrow will smile like a crazy goof, even when he's not around. if something funny he did or said crosses her mind during the day- she will even smile when she's totally alone on the bus. Awww.
Girls who are in love will want to be physically close to him often
Girls who are in love crave physical closeness to the guy they are falling for. Whether that means reaching to hold a guys hand while walking on the street, or putting her head on your shoulder when your chilling on the couch, a girl who is in love will want to feel the warmth of your body close to hers.
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Guys who are in love will try to keep their body in great shape to impress
Guys who are in love will do their best to stay in tip top shape to make a good impression on the object of their affection. Some guys will hit the guy, others will just play a team sport on the side. Regardless, the effort will be there.
Guys who are in love will always try to smell like a million bucks
Guys who are in love will always make an effort to smell fresh and inciting. They will spritz on their finest cologne when they know she will be coming over. We all know that scent is crucial in the art of seduction.
Guys who are in love will make sure that their sheets and home are clean before she comes over
Before a girls comes over, if a guy is in love, he will be sure to make sure his home is a presentable state. This is especially true of the areas where she will be spending the most time, like his bed. So, if he has fresh and fluffy sheets for you, then that's definitely a great sign.
Guys who are in love will make effort to dress in a body - conscious way
Not all guys are super fashion forward. And guys in general won't do a 180 on their style to impress a girl - because that's just a little desperate. However, when i love guys will try to dress comfortably and within their style, but in a way that accents their best features.
Girls who are in love will make sure their hair and makeup is flawless
Yes I know, not all girls love wearing makeup or doing their hair. personally, I have textured poofy hair and i'm more about the bare faced looked - but whatever level of self-maintenance your comfortable with, when a girl is in love, she will make an effort to look her best when he's around.
Girls who are in love will make sure to coordinate their underthings
When girls are with a guy they are catching feelings for, they will make sure to look their best for him in every layer. As a result, they will wear their best bras and panties because that makes us feel the most sexy.
Girls who are in love will dress in a way that makes her feel naturally comfortable and beautiful
When a girl is truly in love, she knows that a guy will accept and STILL love her no matter what she wears. Love is more than skin deep. So she will wear whatever she is comfortable and feels natural in. She won't feel the need to squeeze herself into a pair of ultra-skinny jeans or uncomfortable low-cut tops. Because she knows that he will love her even in her most casual state.
Girls who are in love will pay attention to the smallest details
When a girl is in love she will pay attention to all the small details of her appearance. She will make sure to take extra care and attention to pick out the perfect shade of lipstick and just the right earrings to compliment her outfit. She knows that guys don't necessarily zoom in on the details, but appreciate the package as a whole.
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Guys who are in love will always be invested in her pleasure
Guys who are in love will make sure that the girl feels like her pleasure is just as important as his. In other words, he will be extra sensitive to her needs and desires.
Guys who are in love will make sure to set the mood
Guys who are really in love will try to set the mood way before the actual getting jiggy with it happens. Setting the mood can be sending flirty afternoon texts or cooking a nice romantic meal. Because he knows that this effort is all part of the package deal of romancing and will make those up close intimate moments even better.
Guys who are in love will ask her what she likes
Guys who are in love want to know how to please his girl to the best of his ability. Sometimes he can't read your mind, though. So if he is really in love with a girl, he will just be forward with her and ask her what she likes.
Guys who are in love will be into post-intimacy cuddling just as much as her
The stereotype is not true, guys aren't all pigs that roll over and fall asleep as soon as the deed is done. Truthfully, when a guy is truly feeling a girl he will enjoy the post-intimacy glow just as much as her. Because that sweet chemical cocktail does not discriminate between genders.
Girls who are in love will be open about what they like
When a girl is truly falling for a guy she will try to be as open as possible. Because truly falling for someone means enjoy a mutual connection and openness and vulnerability with them. So she will be sure to let him know what she likes.
Girls who are in love will make an effort to make sure he feels good too
Just like guys, when a girl is really in love, she will be invested in his pleasure too. That's what makes falling in love so great, you are both so concerned about each others emotions. A girl who is in love will most definitely show that she wants him to feel great.
Girls who are in love will be open to trying new things
Girls who are in love feel safe. And safety means that she will be willing and open to trying new things in between the sheets. The best time to be adventurous is when your with someone who you truly trust and feel secure with.
Girls who are in love will offer a message or another selfless gesture
Girls who are in love will act selflessly when it comes to intimacy. They will, for example, offer up a message, or back scratching, even though it means there is nothing in it for her. So sweet.