Are you wondering if your man loves you more than himself?
Has he proven his love to you beyond a shadow of a doubt? Or is something just not clicking?
If this sounds familiar, then there are high chances that he loves you more than himself.
So how do you know if he’s willing to make sacrifices for you and isn’t just saying the right things because he thinks it will please you?
If you think your man doesn’t love you as much as himself, here are 15 subtle signs to show you why.
1) He’s willing to put you first
The first and most obvious sign that he loves you more than himself is that he’s willing to put you first.
How does this work?
Well, if he’s willing to put you first, he’s willing to make sacrifices for you, and his actions will show it.
For example, if he has a big project at work that requires him to stay up all night, but you have a project due the next day, he’ll choose to help you with your project.
He doesn’t even think twice about it. He knows that helping you is the right thing to do and that’s what matters in his mind.
So guess what?
He loves you more than himself. I’m not saying that it’s necessarily a good thing but that’s the fact.
The truth is that men who love themselves more than anyone else are not willing to make sacrifices for anyone but themselves.
You know the type – they will do what they think is best for them, even if it means hurting you in the process.
But a man who loves you will make sure your needs come before his own. He understands that this isn’t about him, but about both of you as a couple, and he’s going to do what’s necessary to keep the two of you together.
So, if he’s willing to put you first, then that means he is willing to make sacrifices for you.
This means he will go out of his way to make sure you are happy and satisfied. He will do this even if it makes him unhappy or uncomfortable.
And this means he’s the type of guy who will make the best out of any situation so that you can be happy regardless of his own needs or wants.
2) He doesn’t mind doing things for you at all hours of the day
Did you notice how happy he seemed the last time you asked him to do something for you?
Here’s what you should know: if he was happy to help you even though it was 3 in the morning, then that means he loves you more than himself.
You see, men who are ready to forget about their needs and wants in order to make sure you are happy will be more than willing to help you at any hour of the day.
And you know what?
They don’t do this because they don’t care about their own needs. They just do it because they want to let you know they care about you.
They want to show you that they are willing to do whatever it takes to make sure you are happy. So if he’s happy to help you, even at 3 in the morning, then that means he loves you more than himself.
If he’s willing to get up in the middle of the night just to bring your favorite takeout food home then that’s a sign he loves you more than himself.
If he’s willing to stay up late into the night waiting for a video game release date with no sleep, then that’s another sign as well.
And what’s more, if he isn’t afraid to sacrifice his own comfort and well-being in order to help or please you, then there is a good chance he loves you more than himself.
So, keep these signs in mind and see how he reacts when you ask him for help. If he’s willing to go out of his way to make you happy, then that’s a sign he loves you more than himself.
3) You revived an inner hero in him
Okay, now let me ask you something:
- Have you ever noticed that when you’re around him, he seems to act differently?
- Have you ever noticed that he seems to be more confident and courageous?
Well, if you have, then I’m sure it’s because there is a hero inside of him.
And now you probably wonder what I mean by saying “inner hero”.
There’s a new theory in the relationship world that’s causing quite a stir – it’s called the hero instinct.
Coined by relationship expert James Bauer, this fascinating concept finally explains how men really think and feel in relationships.
And it’s something most women have never even heard of.
According to James Bauer, men don’t actually need a lot to feel content in their relationships. In fact, what they need has nothing to do with sex.
Men have certain innate drivers. And when a woman comes along and triggers them, it causes a powerful response. The result is a man who loves harder, commits wholeheartedly, and truly dedicates himself to the relationship.
So, how can you trigger your man’s hero instinct?
The easiest thing to do is to watch this simple and genuine video by James Bauer.
The truth is, once you understand how the hero instinct works, there’s no telling what heights your relationship can reach.
So if you want to give your man what he truly wants from you, make sure to check out James Bauer’s excellent video. In it, he reveals the exact texts and phrases you can use straight away.
4) He thinks about your future even when you’re not together
Speaking of sacrifices, let’s talk about the biggest one of all:
Committing to taking care of your life even when he’s not with you.
That’s right, a man who loves you more than himself will think about you even when he’s not with you. He’ll think about the future, your dreams, and all the fun things you’re going to do while you’re not with him.
So if your man does this too, then that’s a sign he loves you more than himself.
Because when he commits his life to you, that means he’s willing to put your needs before his own and do everything he can to make sure that you’re happy. He’ll also be willing to take on any hardships that come your way and support you no matter what.
And just so you know, this kind of commitment takes a lot of effort and courage. So if your guy is willing to do it, then I’m sure he loves you more than himself.
On the other hand, a man who loves himself more than he loves you will only think about his future with you when he has no one else to talk to or spend time with.
He won’t do anything special for your future because he wants his needs met now.
So, take this as a sign that your man loves you more than himself.
5) He gives up his time with friends or family for your sake
Ever noticed that he refused to hang out with his friends or family when you’re together? Or maybe he’s always ready to forget about his friends and family when you need him.
Well, if so, then that’s a huge sign.
Because it means he loves you more than himself. And if he’s willing to give up his time with friends or family for your sake, then that means he’s committed to making sure that you’re happy at all times.
He’ll also be willing to do anything it takes to make sure that you’re not upset or sad at all times. So if your man does this for you, then I’m sure he loves you more than himself.
And you know what?
It’s a huge red flag for his well-being. And it’s not healthy.
Now you probably wonder why I’m saying this. I mean, what could be wrong with the fact that he loves you more than himself?
Well, if he loves you more than himself, then that means he’s willing to give up his life for you. And that’s not good at all.
Because staying with a man who loves you more than himself will make him unhappy. And it’ll make your relationship unhealthy. It’ll also be a sign that your relationship is based on selfishness and lies.
6) He sacrifices his own happiness for yours
Have you also noticed that he always puts your happiness before his own?
Well, if your man loves you more than himself, he’ll make sacrifices for you.
A selfless man will do whatever he can to please you, even if it’s at the cost of his own happiness. He will understand when you’re upset and try not to react in a way that will make the situation worse.
He will see the world through your eyes and understand where you’re coming from when you’re upset. And what’s more, he will be a shoulder to cry on when you’re going through a hard time and he will be the person you call when you need a listening ear.
When you’re sick, he will take care of you and, when necessary, he will make sacrifices for the people you love.
Sounds familiar, right?
If so, I know what you might be thinking right now: “But I don’t want my man to make sacrifices for me! I want him to be happy!”
Well, there are two sides to this coin: You can’t have both. You can either have a man who loves himself or one who loves others more than himself.
You can’t have both in one person. And that’s because it’s impossible to serve yourself and others at the same time.
That just doesn’t work out in life.
So if you want a man who will be happy, then you need to let him love himself more than he loves you.
7) He’s happy but your relationship seems unhealthy
Sometimes, a man who loves you more than himself will look happy on the surface.
But that doesn’t mean that your relationship is healthy
Let’s be honest about the fact that he loves you more than himself.
It’s not easy. It’s enough to make you want to give up on love and walk away.
But I want to suggest a solution. You have all the tools you need to do this right now, right where you are.
I learnt about this from the modern-day shaman Rudá Iandê. He taught me how the lies we tell ourselves about love are part of what traps us in things like feeling your relationship isn’t healthy.
As Rudá explains in this transformational free video, love is available to us if we cut through the lies that we tell ourselves.
We need to face the facts about our partners’ preferences and love.
The alternative is to end up in loveless relationships or endless dating frustration that only leaves us cold and empty.
The alternative is to be sunk in stagnant codependency and completely unable to resolve things like the fact that your man loves you more than himself.
Rudá’s teachings showed me a whole new perspective.
While watching, I felt like someone understood my struggles to find love for the first time – and finally offered an actual, practical solution to my unhealthy relationship.
If you’re done with wasting your time on love that doesn’t work, I invite you to watch this short video and open your mind to new possibilities.
8) He puts your happiness before his own comfort
Let’s get one thing straight: a man who loves you more than himself will always put your needs before his own.
He will do this even when it means that he has to sacrifice his comfort to make you happy.
He will do this even when he doesn’t feel like doing it. He may not like doing it, but that doesn’t matter to him.
Because he loves you more than himself, he doesn’t care about how much he has to sacrifice – all he cares about is making sure that you are happy and comfortable in life.
I know it’s hard to believe that a man can love you so much, but I want to reassure you that there is someone out there for everyone!
But here’s the truth:
When your man chooses to do something that makes him uncomfortable or unhappy because it makes you happy, then he loves you more than himself.
This is one of the biggest signs that a man loves you more than himself.
If he does things for your happiness and not his own, then he loves you more than himself.
For example, maybe there are some things about your job or lifestyle that make him uncomfortable, but those things are important to you, so he tries not to complain about them around you because it would make your life more difficult if he did.
He also chooses not to ask too many questions about what is going on in your work or social life because it would make him feel left out, which would upset him and ruin his day as well as yours.
So again, he chooses not to say anything or ask any questions just so that everything around him will be comfortable and happy for both of you.
This is a man who loves you more than himself.
9) He’s always willing to do the little things for you
I’m sure you know what I’m talking about here. You see, if your man loves you more than himself, then he will do anything for you.
And that includes doing little things for your benefit.
So if there’s something that will make your life easier or better in any way, then there’s nothing stopping him from doing it for you.
I’m talking about the things that make a woman happy and feel loved – like fixing dinner when he knows how much of a pain in the butt cooking is for you or bringing home flowers because he knows how much they mean to women…
And what’s more, does he also notice the little things about you that he loves?
I mean, if your man loves you more than himself, he will notice the little things about you that he loves.
He will be able to see past your flaws and your imperfections and he will be able to see the real you. He will be able to see exactly what you need and he will be able to provide it for you.
In that case, he’ll see your strengths and your weaknesses, and he’ll be able to acknowledge both. And also, he will be able to see your potential and he will be able to see the real you.
Sounds like him?
Things like this really show how much love a man has for his woman!
If a man does this kind of stuff for you, then I can guarantee with 100% certainty that he loves you more than himself and puts your happiness before his own!
10) He’s proud to be with you
This one is a sure sign that your man loves you more than himself.
If a guy is proud to be with you and be seen with you in public, then there’s no doubt about it, that he loves you more than himself.
Because when a man is proud to be with a woman, he wants the world to know that she’s his woman. He wants all eyes on her and him because he’s proud of her and he wants the world to see just how lucky he is to have found her!
If your guy loves you more than himself, then there’s no doubt in my mind that he would never want any other man to get close enough to touch what belongs to him… he will want the whole world to know that he loves you!
This kind of love is something really special. It shows true commitment and pure love!
So, don’t forget that a man who loves you more than himself will be proud to be with you.
11) He trusts you implicitly
Although we’ve pointed out the most important signs that your man loves you more than himself, we haven’t said anything about trust.
But guess what?
Trust is the most important sign.
Because if he doesn’t trust you, then he won’t be able to put your happiness before his own and he won’t be able to do anything for you that will make you happy.
He trusts you implicitly. If he doesn’t have any doubt about it, then he will be able to put your happiness before his own and he’ll be able to do anything for you that will make you happy.
But what does trust implicitly mean?
Well, it means that he believes in you and he will never doubt your love or your loyalty without even thinking about it. He doesn’t realize it, but he trusts you without any doubt.
He will trust you with his heart, his soul, and everything that he has!
12) He treasures the time you spend together
Do you notice that your man treasures the time you spend together?
In fact, he cherishes every moment that he spends with you.
If he treasures the time you spend together, then there’s no doubt about it – he loves you more than himself.
This is because a man who treasures the time that he spends with a woman doesn’t want to waste any minute of it! He wants to spend every second of his time with her because she means so much to him.
If your man treasures the time that he spends with you, then there’s no doubt in my mind that he would never want any other man to get close enough to touch what belongs to him… He will want the whole world to know that you are his woman and nobody else’s!
He knows that just being in your presence makes him feel good and happy. And that’s why he treasures every moment spent with you!
So, if your man loves you more than himself, he will treasure the time you spend together. He will make sure to never let it go to waste, and he will make sure to follow through when he promises something to you.
He will be thoughtful and romantic, and he will make sure that every moment you spend together is memorable.
13) He constantly reaffirms how much he cares about you
One of the most important signs that your man loves you more than himself is that he constantly reaffirms that he cares about you.
What does it mean?
Well, reaffirming how much he cares about you means that he will always let you know how much he cares about you and he will never stop showing you that.
He will show his love in the little things that he does for you and in the way he acts around you. He will also show his love by doing little gestures for no reason at all, just to make sure that he makes your life easier and happier.
If your man loves you more than himself, then there’s no doubt about it: he will constantly reaffirm how much he cares about you!
The reason is that a man who loves you more than himself will constantly reaffirm how much he cares about you.
He will constantly remind you how much you mean to him, and he will constantly make sure you know how important you are.
He will let you know how much you mean to him, and he will show you how much you mean to him.
14) He’s willing to let you be yourself
Does he try to help you be yourself and to let you be the woman that you are? Maybe he tries to make you realize who you really are and he helps you be the best version of yourself.
Does he try to help you shine and be the best version of yourself? If yes, then there’s no doubt in my mind that he loves you more than himself.
A man who loves you more than himself will always let you be yourself. He will know how important it is for you to not change and to stay true to who you are.
He will always let you be your own person and he will never try to change that or make you feel like being anything else than your true self is wrong.
He knows that if he tries to change something about your personality, your beliefs, or the way that you live your life, then he won’t be letting you be yourself anymore. And this is something that a man who loves truly won’t do!
So, if your man loves you more than himself, then there’s no doubt in my mind that he would never want his woman to change for him. He would never want her to become anyone else but herself!
15) He knows how lucky he is
And the final sign that he loves you more than himself is that he knows just how lucky he is to have you in his life. He knows that you are the one for him, and he will never forget how lucky he is to have found such a perfect woman.
This one goes hand in hand with being proud of you.
If your man loves you more than himself, then there will be no doubt about it – he will feel lucky to have found someone like you!
And if this guy feels as if he has won the lottery by finding you, then it’s a sure sign he loves you more than anything.
If your man loves you more than himself, then there’s no doubt in my mind that he will always know how lucky he is to have met you!
He will always know that there’s no other person on this earth like you and if someone tried to steal you away from him, then it would be the worst thing that ever happened to him.
He will know just how much of a blessing it is to have someone like you in his life, and if he loves you more than himself, then there’s no doubt about it: He will never take your love for granted!
After reading these signs, you might now be sure that your man loves you more than himself.
In any relationship, we tend to look for signs that affirm our feelings. It makes us feel good about ourselves and reassures us of things we know to be true.
However, even if he loves you more than himself, you should know that it won’t make him happy. That’s why you should try to trigger his inner hero.
I touched on the hero instinct earlier – it’s the perfect remedy for the situation you’re facing.
Because once a man’s hero instinct is triggered, he’ll only have eyes for you. You’ll reach a part of him that no woman has ever managed to reach before.
So if you’re ready to take that plunge and reach new heights in your relationship, make sure to check out relationship expert James Bauer’s invaluable advice.
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