CLEO Asks: How Do Guys Show Their Interest In You?
Dating can be tricky, especially with how signals can sometimes appear real mixed. Plus, you don’t want to appear overeager and come across, well, desperate. So how do you tell if the guy is interested in you and wants to ask you out? We ask seven guys.
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“I’ll ask a lot about her day-to-day life and interests. Sure, I can Google the activity, book or film but what I’m really interested in is hearing about them from her. It helps me look out for potential mutual activities and also lets me learn about what she wakes up for every day.”
– Yong Kai En
“I’ll keep the conversation going and put in plans for more dates. Perhaps the most obvious giveaway is when I message her the moment I wake up and just before I go to bed every night.”
– Melvin Yuen
“I ask her out. That’s seriously the only move in my repertoire. Should I be doing more? Am I missing out on something?”
– CLEO resident dude Syafi’i Ghazali. Think he can do much more? Let him know at email@example.com.
“When I let her try the expensive whiskey I ordered.”
– Jacob Tay
“I’d go out of my way to spend more time with her. For example, if we’re heading home together, I’d stay on the train with her even if my stop comes first. It’s about spending just that little bit more time with her.”
– Jerald Saw
“I’ll always have a smile on and maybe even get a little flushed. I might also be overly gentlemanly and shower her with compliments. I’ll definitely make an effort to dress well and smell good.”
– Taufiq Shabbir
“I’m quite straightforward, so I’ll just ask for her number. Sometimes, I also rely on Facebook or Instagram — a like or view can go a long way.”
– Winston Lumenta