There are so many reasons why you can like a guy so much who you barely know.
Sometimes it’s just because they have good manners and seem to be genuinely interested in you as opposed to watching your every move, which is pretty refreshing.
Or maybe it’s the way their smile lights up the room when they hear your name being called out during roll call.
Here are 18 possible reasons to like a guy who you barely know.
1) He’s a true gentleman based on his gestures
Here’s an interesting fact:
True gentlemen do exist. They are kind, considerate, and will treat you with respect regardless of who you are.
This is a reason why you can like a guy so much who you barely know.
Let’s take an example:
When you bump into him on the stairs, he will be the one to apologize for bumping into you and not the other way around.
He does it because he knows that it was his fault and also so you don’t feel bad for bumping into him.
Or when you’re waiting in line for something, he will let you go ahead first even if it’s only one item. He does these not just because it’s the polite thing to do but also he can show respect for a girl who deserves it.
2) He has a great sense of humor
Another reason to like a guy you barely know is simply because he is funny.
Funny guys always have a way with the ladies. Not only are they entertaining but they are also great conversationalists.
This is because they can make you laugh and that makes it easier for you to talk to them.
For instance, if you were both at a party and he made a joke that had everyone laughing, then that automatically makes him cool in your book, right?
3) He’s smart
This is such a great reason why you can like a guy who you barely know.
There’s so much to be said for intelligence and its effect on the opposite sex. It’s definitely true that there are plenty of women who find themselves attracted to guys with brains even if they are not always “perfect” in other ways.
This goes especially for men because a lot of women find that smart guys make them feel more feminine and less in control when they talk to them.
So give it a go:
If you want to see if this theory is true, ask him out or chat him up and see how he reacts when you do. If he accepts, wait and see how things go.
4) He doesn’t judge you based on how you look
Here’s the truth:
We all judge others based on their looks. No one is immune to it and no matter what you think, you will do it at some stage in your life.
But one huge reason to like a guy who you barely know is because he doesn’t judge you based on how you look or where you come from.
This means that if he dresses well, has good manners, and can carry himself in a mature way around you, then his actions will speak for themselves to the point where he doesn’t need an explanation.
But also keep in mind:
While this is a reason to like a guy who you barely know, it does not mean that you should throw your looks out completely.
You won’t know he likes you if he doesn’t pay any attention to your appearance. So make sure you have confidence in your own looks and only display them when they’re appropriate.
5) He has a lot of enthusiasm regardless of the situation
If you notice, we’re all very different in the way we respond to situations.
Some people will get excited about small things and others will get excited about big events whereas others will not be affected by anything. That’s why you can like a guy who you barely know.
Want to know the best part?
You can learn a lot about yourself through observing how he behaves when you casually talk to him.
For example, if he’s enthusiastic about something that you don’t care about and vice versa, then you can learn a lot from each other.
6) He dares to think outside the box
One of the most attractive qualities in a person is being able to think outside the box.
It’s true that most people do the same thing and do what they must to survive in this world. But there are those who have stepped outside their comfort zone and dared to try something new which is definitely a good reason for you to like a guy who you barely know.
You might be wondering:
How can I tell if this is a good reason?
There’s nothing more rewarding than talking to a guy who dares to think outside the box, who has opinions that you probably don’t agree with but are willing to fight for.
And when you find yourself in this situation, it will be so much easier to talk about topics such as love and relationships.
7) He gets along with everyone
It’s true that sometimes we can act like we are better than others. This is especially when you’re at a party with your friends and you find someone you don’t know. You will treat them differently, right?
But if you are interested in a guy who you barely know and he gets along with everyone, then that shows that he doesn’t think he’s above anyone. He knows what it’s like to be different and he’s comfortable around everyone under any circumstance.
You can learn a lot from this guy because he’s always himself and comfortable in his own skin.
8) He values your opinion in arguments
I’m not here to judge anyone or tell you what to do. But I’ve noticed that when it comes to relationships, men and women also argue about some things, especially in the early stages of dating.
So what is a reason you like a guy who you barely know?
A man who values your opinion in arguments is definitely worth your time and attention. Why?
Because this means that you two might have a very good chance of lasting long term.
If you’re going to make a relationship work, then you two will have to learn how to fight right.
Otherwise, the situation could easily get out of control and you’ll be left feeling upset and angry more than anything else.
9) Your friends like him, too
This is probably the most important reason of all.
You will definitely want to consider why a guy who you barely know makes your friends like him so much.
Will it be because he’s nice, funny and respectful?
Or do you think that your friends have participated in some type of experiment where they were chosen to partner up with this person?
Either way, if your friends like him as well, then there has to be something good about him that everyone likes.
So take the next step:
You might want to consider talking to some of your friends and asking them what they like about him.
This is a good exercise because you’ll be able to see if they have the same reasons or if they have one unique to them.
10) You like how he smells
I’m not trying to offend anyone here or tell you that your man should smell good. But if you like how he smells, then this is a very important reason why you have a crush on a guy who you barely know.
A lot of people put too much importance into the way their partner looks.
But what about the scent?
The smell of a person can evoke some really strong memories and emotions.
Here’s an example:
One time my friend told me that her mom had always smelled of baby powder.
Whenever she was upset about something, she would go and hug her mom, who would tell her that everything was going to be alright.
As a result, whenever I smell baby powder, I’m reminded of my friend’s mother.
This is an example of how we can like guys who we barely know simply because the way they smell reminds us of a person we care about.
11) The way he goes the extra mile for you
I can assure you that there is no better feeling than having someone else go out of their way to make you feel good.
For instance, a guy who you barely know in your class is making a big deal out of how beautiful you look in your new outfit.
They are willing to go the extra mile because they think it’s important (and they have a good reason).
So why do you like this guy?
Because he’s interested in you or because he wants to impress your friends or family?
Whatever, if he’s willing to go that extra mile, then there is definitely a good chance that he’s someone worth investigating.
12) You’re drawn to his sense of responsibility
Ah, the power of responsibility. It goes way back to the beginning of time, and everyone has a different meaning for it.
What does it mean to you?
For me, being responsible means taking on the role of a grown-up, even if you don’t feel ready for that. It means taking action and finding solutions instead of playing the blame game.
That’s why when you fall for a guy who you barely know and he has a sense of responsibility, you will probably find that he’s the type of person who takes his life seriously and wants to do the best job possible.
So don’t hesitate to take the next step.
You don’t want to miss the opportunity to be with someone who takes responsibility for his life.
13) He’s just different from other guys you’ve known
According to Dr. Rick Ginn, author of the book “Understanding Men,” men and women tend to meet and fall in love with each other because they have something in common.
It might be a certain hobby, job or even the way they talk. The best relationships are those that have some kind of similarity.
But when you encounter someone who is totally different from other guys you’ve dated before, you will realize that he is a whole new person. This means that he’s offering something you’ve never had with a man.
This is why I recommend taking the next step:
You might want to consider talking to one of your friends about this guy and see if there’s something about him that stands out from the rest.
If so, then you should definitely explore getting to know him more.
14) The way he goes easy on you in friendly competitions
One of my all-time favorite quotes is “Friendship is all about playing and having fun together.”
If you’re like me, then you hate when things become too serious.
Thankfully, there are some guys like that who will not take the situation too seriously if they lose a friendly competition.
They will still be nice to you and joke around even though their pride has been hurt.
So what does this mean?
It means that you like this guy and his easygoing, fun personality because he’s trying not to ruin the good time you were having before the competition.
For example, if you had been playing a game of pool and lost, this guy would be the one to say something like “Well, it’s not like somebody got hurt.”
He would still be joking around instead of trying to win the next time.
All in all:
The reason you have a crush on a guy who you barely know is that he likes to have fun and doesn’t turn every friendly competition into a life or death situation.
15) His positive vibe has attracted you unexpectedly
Human beings are attracted to one another based on a lot of different factors.
For example, you might be attracted to a person who has good body language and talks with their hands as they explain something.
Or perhaps you like someone who has a type of charisma that makes people feel warm and welcomed when they talk to them.
The reason why you’re drawn to a guy who you barely know might have something to do with his personality. He probably has these positive qualities that make him more attractive than other guys.
People with a positive vibe (who make others feel good) are usually easygoing, fun-loving individuals who don’t feel the need to be mean or spiteful just for their own pleasure.
16) You’re attractive to his confidence in public speaking tasks
You might be attracted to a guy who is more confident and outgoing in front of others than you are.
There are two reasons behind this:
- You like the fact that he can take control and take charge of situations instead of trying to avoid them.
- The other reason is that being confident makes him look good.
To show you what I mean, here’s an example:
A classmate who you never talked to him before is speaking at a school assembly. He’s entertaining the audience (and making the adults like him, too).
People are saying things like “he seems so comfortable talking to all those people” and “I wish I could speak in front of a group of people as easily as he does.”
Suddenly, you start paying attention to this guy and admire how he is totally comfortable talking with people, even in places where you would feel awkward.
17) He has a good sense of style
One of the reasons why you might have a crush on a guy who you barely know is the way he dresses.
A guy with a good sense of style will look great even in casual situations.
Think about this for a moment:
If you meet a guy who is wearing a nice tie and hat, you will probably find him more attractive than someone wearing a boring old T-shirt.
Because he is willing to make a little effort that makes him look good.
What will your first impression be?
Most likely, it would be positive. And it also shows that he is confident, which always makes a good first impression.
18) He knows how to respect your personal space
Based on my experience, I have seen that sometimes men can be very pushy and a little too friendly when they want to impress a woman.
They want to be friends right away, but they are coming on too strong. They are also very touchy during the process.
But how do you know if a guy respects your personal space?
The answer is that he doesn’t invade it and he doesn’t hang around you when you have nothing else to talk about.
And for the guy who you rarely talk to, he does not have to be a chaperon. Therefore you feel comfortable and open up to him, which makes you interested in him.
Take this example:
A colleague whom you barely talk to is standing next to you at work during a meeting. He is being friendly and going easy on you, but his behavior does not go too far.
The way he is acting toward you makes you feel safe and the conversation flows without many awkward pauses.
The reason why this happens is that he knows that you have personal space at work and that he should be respectful of it.
By now you should have a good idea of why you have a crush on a guy you hardly know. But if you’re still unsure, I recommend getting in touch with a trustworthy advisor.
Who knows, maybe this guy is your soulmate or twin flame. This could be huge, so don’t leave things up to chance!
But, if you’ve never been to a psychic, be careful! There are a lot of frauds out there, so it’s important that you choose the right one.
In this regard, I recommend Psychic Source. Based on my own personal experience with them, I know they’re legit, kind, and helpful.
They can tell you for sure if there’s something special about this guy, as well as reveal many hidden details about him that you may not know.
In just a few minutes, you can connect to one of their gifted advisors and ask them everything you need to know.