How to Know If an Arab Guy Is in Love
Arab guys are like other guys—you can tell very easily that they like you based on body language, eye contact, flirting, and the typical signs of attraction. But instead of wooing a girl, an Arab man may be confident enough to declare his love for you outright. If so, go for it! Or maybe he's shy and chooses to express his love in subtle ways. So how can you tell if he's falling for you?
We'll go over the 10 signs that he's into you, briefly summed up in the preview list below. Also, keep on reading for bonus tips on how to make an Arab guy fall in love with you further down in the article.
- His body language gives him away
- He changes his look
- He takes care of his body
- He tries out new things
- He wants to be near you
- He flirts with you
- He shows off
- He gets jealous
- Other people suspect he likes you
- You just feel it
10 Signs a Guy Likes You
1. His Body Language Gives Him Away
Does he keep on staring at you with his beautiful eyes (and do you get lost in them)? As with most men, it's easy to know when they are into you because they can't stop making eye contact or staring at you. If you find yourself in this situation, take it as a big hint that he has feelings for you!
2. He Changes His Look
Is he an Arab from a Gulf country and are you in the Middle East? Perhaps you share dissimilar or similar tastes in what's trendy? You may notice that he will start to improve his looks in an effort to impress you. Maybe he will sport a new watch or wear trendy shoes to look good. That doesn't necessarily mean he will stop wearing a thobe, because he likely won't, but he might start enhancing his look in others ways. Perhaps he starts sporting a beard or stubble. Basically, if it's known to win over the ladies, don't be surprised if he's onto the trend and dresses to impress!
3. He Takes Care of His Body
If he struggles with his weight, he might start going to the gym to look good for you. After all, he's after perfecting the whole package. Improving his image is a sure sign that he's into you!
4. He Tries Out New Things
Are you into perfume? Do you wear it on dates? Don't be surprised if your Arab man stops wearing his usual cologne and experiments with something different that he suspects is in your taste. Maybe he starts wearing cologne that has been imported from the USA or Europe. He will do so in an effort to keep you curious and on your toes!
5. He Wants to Be Near You
If an Arab guy likes you, he will find a way to be closer to you. He will also want to get to know you, so don't be surprised if he asks the same questions over and over again just to make conversation. Take it as a compliment—he's interested! It's well-known that the majority of human communication is non-verbal, so learn which signs indicate that he likes you through body language.
6. He Flirts With You
If an Arab guy likes you and he is not shy, he may try to touch your arm to get close to you. This is his way of flirting and letting you know that he sees you as much more than a friend.
7. He Shows Off
As with most men who are in love, they are going to want to show off, and it's no different for an Arab man. Don't be surprised if he does his best to impress you. Maybe he takes you for a stroll in his luxury car, buys you a fancy gift or takes you out to an intimate dinner. If he's in love with you, he'll do anything to impress you.
8. He Gets Jealous
If a man really loves you or is crushing on you, he will likely get jealous when another guy talks to you. It's no different for Arab men! When a guy is crushing, he looks at you as if you are his girlfriend.
9. Other People Suspect He Likes You
Do other people notice that he likes you? Is he declaring his love for you or joking that he wants to marry you in front of friends or colleagues? If he is that open about his feelings for you, then congratulations! He very well may be in love with you! If your mutual friends and colleagues suspect a happy future for the two of you and think your personalities click, then enjoy!
10. You Just Feel It
Even if he doesn't tell you, your instinct says that this guy is attracted to you. Remember, love is love! If your personalities click, you're happy together and you think he's falling for you (or you're falling for him), it doesn't matter if he's Syrian or Lebanese, or you're North American or Argentine. Love is love, so enjoy!
How to Make an Arab Guy Fall in Love With You
If an Arab guy likes you and you are not an Arab, he may or may not stay interested in you long-term, especially if he was raised in a traditional family and prefers to marry an Arab girl. That's why it's important to communicate both of your preferences before getting serious. But true love always prevails, so even if you were raised worlds and cultures apart, enjoy the fact that he likes you. Consider the following rules of attraction to make an Arab guy fall for you.
- Delight in your similarities and differences
- Always be sure to look your best
- Be respectful of his family and friends
- Continue to focus on your goals and self-betterment
- Explore his language and culture
- Learn his likes and dislikes
- Keep smiling and be fun and flirtatious
- Don't be afraid to talk about the big stuff, like marriage!
As with any early dating or blossoming relationship, don't let things go too far if you don't want to be hurt—make sure you are on the same page about your future together. If you keep him happy and keep yourself happy, he will likely do the same for you! Still trying to catch his attention? Consider these 12 tips on how to make a man fall in love with you.
What Does It Mean to Be Arab?
Arabs are Arabic-speaking peoples. They live in 22 different Arab countries in North Africa and West Asia regions (e.g. Lebanon and Syria) and all over the world. They are connected by culture, history, language, geography, politics and in some cases, ethnicity. To be Arab is to identify with the customs, language, art, culture, cuisine, attire, traditions and additional elements of Arab culture.