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7 Ways to Show You Are Interested in Him without Being Too Clingy ...

By Aprille

I’m a rather shy person, especially when it comes to taking to the opposite sex. It was always difficult for me to talk to a guy I found attractive or interesting. I think it’s important to not appear too clingy when you want to get to know a guy better. The following list includes 7 ways to show you are interested in him without being too clingy, in case you are worried about coming across as being overly attached from the start.

7 Smile when You Make Eye Contact

There’s no harm in giving a guy you like a sweet smile when he looks at you. There’s no need to even be standing right next to one another, so there’s no way a smile could come across as being clingy at all.

6 Give Him a Compliment

Compliment him on his attire, something he said, or anything else you can think of. As long as the compliment is sincere and doesn’t come across as being a cheesy pick-up line, it should be genuinely accepted. Don’t try to give him a string of compliments all at once or you might come across as being a bit too needy.

5 Stand Next to Him Occasionally

Getting closer to him requires a bit of tact, in order to keep him from thinking you are stalking him. You don’t want to creep him out before you even get a chance to get to know him properly. If you can come up with a legitimate reason for standing next to a guy you like, then he might be less likely to shy away from your closeness.

4 Listen Intently when He Has Something to Say

People like it when others pay attention to what they are saying. You can show a guy you like that you are interested in what he has to say by letting him know you are listening closely. Tossing in a couple of comments to make him more aware that you are actually listening couldn’t hurt either.

3 Laugh at His Jokes

What guy doesn’t enjoy being the center of attention? Laughing at a guy’s jokes or witty comments is a great way to show him you are interested. This is merely a sign of admiration and doesn’t come across as being clingy to most guys.

2 Gently Lay Your Hand on His Arm to Get His Attention

As long as you don’t grab onto his arm and hang there for a long period of time, he shouldn’t feel too weirded out. If you have a question to ask him or are going to pay him a compliment, then gingerly touch his arm or hand to get his attention before speaking your piece.

1 Talk to Him when You Get a Chance

Simple chatter is rarely considered to be clingy behavior. Find out how he’s doing, chat about current events, or start up a conversation about something you might both have in common. Don’t following him around and try to keep the conversation going. If he politely excuses himself, then leave it at that.

I think these 7 ways to show you are interested in him without being too clingy should help you interact with a guy in a way that won’t scare him off from the start. What other ways can you show your interest and not appear to be overly needy to a guy?

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