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8 Signs A Shy Guy Likes You, According To Guys Themselves

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I'm not really into shy guys. In fact, historically, you could say I've been into guys who veer on the side of too outgoing. The way I see it, liking a shy guy just seems like so much work for me. You're no longer just a girl liking a guy; you're now some sort of super detective searching for signs a shy guy likes you.

I mean, if he's not going to just come out and say it, you have no choice, right? You're suddenly left reading into literally everything he does to figure out whether or not he actually likes you as much as you like him. Did he take a second too long to respond to that one thing you just said? Did he laugh at that awkward joke you made? Did he show up to that party you invited him to with all his friends? Did he text you "hi" or "hii" like he did that one time? AH, EVERYTHING IS A CLUE, AND IT ALL LEADS TO NOTHING.

Well, it's time to stop stressing. A recent Reddit AskMen thread asked guys to give a hand with your detective work by explaining different ways to find out whether or not shy guys like you. So stop stressing! Read along and find out exactly how to tell if your shy crush is into you.

Most people agree you should just ask.

But some people don't think that idea is all it's cracked up to be.

You could also... punch him in the d*ck?

Pay attention to whether or not he's blushing.

Instead of asking them, just ask their friends!

Is he trying to hang out with you all the time?

Does he stutter when he talks to you?

Ask him, and then pay close attention to his answer.

If I could give you one piece of personal advice, it would be to just ask. Save yourself the time of trying to figure it out and just go for it. The worst they can say is no.

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