Does He Like You?



Year, new existence! That’s the good thing about living you’re given an opportunity to redeem yourself making everything better after nearly anything, including divorce. Go!

However again, let’s say you aren’t really prepared to make things better (relationship-smart) after your divorce at this time? Your buddies keep egging you to definitely place yourself available and begin dressing second-skin dresses that can make Kim Kardashian blush. Your mother, father, your brothers and sisters, kids as well as your cousin from Ohio who doesn’t worry about others but herself said that you’re so ready.

Are you currently really? If you want encouragement from others to begin dating again, you’re most most likely not. Listed here are a couple of more terrible reasons to begin dating again publish-divorce:

“Why are you limping like that?’ Nicholas demanded.
‘I’m swaggering,’ I informed him.
‘You look like you’re wearing a diaper.’
Charming. And I had a crush on this guy.
I had a crush on this guy?
‘Now what?’ he asked. ‘You’re making weird faces.’
‘Nothing,’ I said quickly. ‘Never mind.”
― Alyxandra Harvey, My Love Lies Bleeding

“I was literally seeing stars, and every ragged breath I took felt like I was trying to breathe through broken glass.

On the upside, my crush on Archer was totally gone. Over. Once a boy has slammed his kneecap into your rib cage, I think any romantic feeling should naturally go the way of the ghost.”
― Rachel Hawkins, Hex Hall

“This isn’t a crush, it’s obsession.You are never not in my thoughts. Your scent carries across a room and paralyzes me with longing. I don’t want to hold your hand. Part of me wants to set you on fire and hold you while the flame consumes us both, to eat your heart so I know that only I possess it entirely.”
― Gwen Hayes, Falling Under

“There’s always that one guy who gets a hold on you. Not like your best friend’s brother who gets you in a headlock kind of hold. Or the little kid you’re babysitting who attaches himself to your leg kind of hold.
I’m talking epic. Life changing. The “can’t eat, can’t sleep, can’t do your homework, can’t stop giggling, can’t remember anything but his smile” kind of hold. Like, Wesley and Buttercup proportions. Harry and Sally. Elizabeth Bennet and Mr. Darcy. The kind of hold in all your favorite ’80s songs, like the “Must Have Been Love”s, the “Take My Breath Away”s, the “Eternal Flame”s—the ones you sing into a hairbrush-microphone at the top of your lungs with your best friends on a Saturday night.”
― Jess Rothenberg, The Catastrophic History of You and Me

“Start the Quiz”

  • Question of

    Does your crush know of your existence?

    • Um, I think he does?
    • Yeah, we’re a big part of each other’s lives.
    • Of course!
    • We’ve only known each other for a short while, but he’s VERY aware of who I am.
  • Question of

    Has he ever acted hostile to guys who flirt with you?

    • Nope
    • Once or twice
    • Sometimes
    • Always
  • Question of

    Are you and your crush close?

    • Sadly, no
    • Yes, in a sibling-type way
    • Physically: yes. Emotionally: no.
    • I feel like our souls knew each other before we were born.
  • Question of

    When you two are going to the same event, does he text you several times to make sure you’re coming?

    • Uh, we don’t usually go to the same events.
    • Sometimes
    • Never
    • Always
  • Question of

    How long have you known your crush?

    • A few weeks
    • Several years
    • Six months or less
    • Six weeks, but they’ve been the best six weeks of my life!
  • Question of

    How often does he text you?

    • Never
    • A few times a week
    • Every Saturday night
    • Daily
  • Question of

    Have you ever caught your crush staring at you?

    • No, but that would be so dope!
    • Yes, but it was because I had mustard on my face.
    • He stares at certain … sections of me.
    • I often catch him staring, which makes him blush!
  • Question of

    Does your crush tease you?

    • No. He’s sort of depressingly polite with me.
    • Yes. Our group has a few in-jokes about every member.
    • Yeah, but it’s not that different from the way he teases the other people he flirts with.
    • He teases me about everything and I love it!
  • Question of

    Is your crush already in a relationship?

    • I’m not sure.
    • Yes, but it’s not serious.
    • Yes and it is serious.
    • No, he’s definitely single.
  • Question of

    Has your crush ever given you a gift?

    • Does ‘bringing in doughnuts for the whole office’ count?
    • He gives me fuzzy socks every Christmas.
    • He’s bought me drinks?
    • Once he surprised me with a gift-wrapped package of my favorite snacks.
  • Question of

    When you post content on social media, does your crush like it?

    • We’re only connected on LinkedIn.
    • Yeah, if he thinks it’s funny
    • No. And sometimes, he even untags himself from photos I’ve taken of us!
    • Yes, he likes every pic I post.
  • Question of

    Is your crush really flirty one day, then really distant the next day?

    • No. He’s always distantly nice.
    • Nope. He’s always the same guy in our interactions.
    • (Sigh.) Yes, and it hurts my feelings a lot.
    • Nah. My crush doesn’t run hot and cold on me.
  • Question of

    Does he ever compliment you?

    • Once he said, ‘Nice hat.’
    • He usually just says gruff stuff, like ‘Good job, kid.’
    • If I’m wearing something racy, he says, ‘Love the outfit.’
    • He praises my ideas, my jokes, my purse … virtually everything!
  • Question of

    Has your crush ever talked about what it would be like if you two dated?

    • No. We haven’t, uh, actually had many conversations.
    • Kind of. He jokes about how we’re like an old married couple.
    • Yes, but the ‘joke’ is how unlikely it would be for us to date
    • Yes. He obviously thinks we’d be the best couple ever!
  • Question of

    Does your crush remember random facts about you, like your birthday or your pet’s name?

    • No, and it’s tragic to me!
    • Yes, but he should know those things since we’ve been friends for hundreds of years.
    • No, he never remembers stuff like that, even after I’ve told him several times.
    • Yes! He even remembers totally irrelevant stuff, like my grandmother’s maiden name.

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