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How To Know If You Have A Crush On Someone (21 Signs)

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Do I have a crush? When you like someone, you will be wondering how to know if you have a crush on someone. And in this post, I will be sharing the signs that tell you are crushing on someone.

Having a crush is common in society. We meet and interact with people every day. So, it is normal to develop feelings for people in the process of interacting with them.

What does it mean when you have a crush on someone?

To have a crush on someone means to develop feelings of love for someone you like. When you have a crush on someone and feel attracted to them, you start thinking about them and want to spend more time with that person.

Still not sure if you’ve got a crush on someone, here are 21 signs you have a crush.

How to know if you have a crush on someone

1. You can’t stop thinking about that person

The first way to know if you have a crush on someone is that you can’t help to stop thinking about the person. You may call it an obsession but it is a sign you are attracted to someone. Maybe, after meeting them for the first time, you realize that everything that comes to your mind is thought about them. This is a sign you have a crush on someone.

Related: How to tell your crush you like them

2. You feel happy around them

You will know you have feelings for someone if you always feel excited to see them. But when you sit around them, you will most of the time feel nervous. This happens especially to shy people. Crush feelings make you feel excited when you see that person, especially when you have been expecting to see them.

Related: How to talk to your crush for the first time

3. You want to spend more time with them

When you find yourself feeling excited to spend more tie with someone you like, it is a sign you have a crush on them. We tend to devote more time to people we love and care for. So, that girl or guy you like spending time with might be someone you’re crushing on.

Related: Signs you’re in love with someone

4. You like sitting beside them or doing things with them

Another thing that happens when you have a crush on someone is that you will want to sit beside your crush or at a place where they will notice you. This happens to everyone and you can testify you have experienced this before.

Related: Signs your crush is jealous of you

5. You often think about how to impress them

You know you have a crush if all you think about is how to impress that one person that comes into your mind every day. He or she must have won your heart and made you fall in love with them.

Related: How to impress your crush

6. All that matters to you is their happiness

You have a crush if all you do or try to achieve is to make that person happy. For example, you assist them to complete a task or do anything that will bring a smile to their face.

Related: How to keep a conversation going over the text with your crush

7. You often smile each time you remember them

This one happens to me each time I have a crush on someone. And I know you are smiling now because you have experienced that before. The feelings of love or crush is a powerful emotions. It can either make you happy or sad, especially when your crush doesn’t like you back.

8. You find yourself becoming intimate with them

Another way to know if you have a crush on someone is that you try to be intimate with that person. For example, you try to be their friend, hang out with them, and gradually get to know them.

Related: Signs your crush likes you

9. You have romantic feelings for them

Having a crush on someone is sometimes beyond normal likeness or attraction. Some feelings come with erotic feelings that make you feel romantic toward them.

10. You feel nervous around them

Another sign you’re crushing on someone is that you get butterflies in your stomach whenever your crush is around. You’re feeling nervous because you’re not sure how your crush feels about you. It is one thing to develop feelings for someone, and another thing to get them to like you back.

Related: Signs your crush likes you

11. You feel shy around them

The feeling of the crush or attraction you have for someone makes you feel shy whenever they’re around. Even if you are extroverted or outspoken, you will feel shy around your crush in the beginning but will tend to feel relaxed as you become intimate with them.

12. You try to know more about them

Do I have a crush? When you find yourself asking someone you like intimate questions to get to know them, it shows you’re crushing on them. People don’t try to know more about you if they’re not attracted to you.

Related: Questions to ask your crush to get to know them

13. You want to have a relationship with them

When you have a crush on someone, all you think about is how to be your crush’s girlfriend or boyfriend. For guys, they will make a move by asking the girl for her number. And girls, on the other hand, will always try to look their best to be attractive to the guy they’re crushing on.

Related: Signs she likes you but is hiding it

14. You want them to know you like them

This happens especially to guys. When a guy has a crush, he will want the girl to know he likes her. If he’s shy, he will be telling his friends about the girl. Not only that, but he will even ask them for advice on how to tell her he has feelings for her.

Related: How to make a guy admit he likes you

15. You dress to impress them

You will realize you have a crush on someone if you have suddenly started dressing to impress them. You find yourself trying to always look your best, especially when you’re going to places where they will see you. This is a sign you are beginning to develop feelings for someone.

Related: How to get over a crush

16. You laugh at their jokes

Sometimes, someone you are crushing on might not be that funny but because you like them, you will often laugh at all their jokes. This is another good sign you are attracted to someone.

Related: What to do when you have a crush

17. You often make eye contact with them

Do you find yourself staring at someone you like from afar? It is a sign you have a crush on them. When you like someone, you will often make eye contact with them. And sometimes, you will look away, especially if you have not become closer to them.

Related: How to tell your crush you like them

18. You follow them online

You will know you have a crush on someone online if you like texting them or engaging with their social media posts. It is not everyone we comment on or like their posts. But if you find yourself overdoing it for a guy or a girl you like, it means you are crushing on them.

19. You get jealous of them

If you ever find yourself getting jealous of a guy or a girl you like spending tie with or texting, simply because they don’t give you enough attention, or that other people are flirting with them, it is a sign you have a crush on them.

Related: Crush quotes

20. You have expectations from them

Sometimes, you will know you like someone when you find out that you often expect them to do certain things for you. For example, you expect them to call or text you after a while of no contact. Even if you are just friends, this is a sign you are already developing feelings for them.

21. You feel like they’re special

One thing that happens when you have a crush on someone is that you will often think that person is flawless. You will imagine how cool and attractive they are. These thoughts or feelings come only when you start having feelings for someone.

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What does a crush feel like?

When you have a crush on someone, you will feel excited about that person. You will not stop thinking about them and will want to spend a lot of time with them. That is what it feels like to have a crush.

How do you know if it’s a crush or love?

Love is more than just a crush. When you fall in love, it’s a deep and intense experience that can’t be matched by anything else you’ve ever felt before. But crush on the other hand has to do with the excitement you feel when you like someone. This happens in the form of thinking about that person always, dressing to impress them, and having the desire to spend more time with them (your crush). Here is my previous post about the difference between a crush and love.

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I am Onwe Damian Chukwuemeka, the brain behind this blog. I'm a passionate writer who loves everything about relationships, quotes, and self-improvement tips for personal growth.

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