Signs you have a crush
Crushes, we all have them no matter what stage of life we are in. Most of the time the reasons for having crushes are as simple as, “She’s pretty” or “He’s so nice to me”. However, some of us still have problems with identifying crushes or are in complete denial of them. Even when it’s so obvious to everyone around us!
Here are some definite signs you have a crush so you can determine if you are really crushing on someone or if they are just a normal friend.
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Whether it’s giving your hair a twirl or sheepishly brushing it behind your ear – it’s clear tell that you’re nervous.
Going all private investigator on their activities
Every single thing you do is related to them. The high point of your days soon become whenever you have a conversation with them or even when you glance at them.
P.S. “Hi” or “Hello” is not a conversation.
*Picks up an apple* Oh he loves apples, maybe I should get some for him.
Let’s face it, who needs face to face time to get to know one person when you have the internet. You know you are going too far when seeing their school assignments pop out on your search.
Is he in there? Oh my Gawd, I think I just spotted his back; My day is perfect!
Sometimes you just find yourself lurking near his usual hangouts just to have a glimpse at him and when you finally did spot him…
Time to head out
When you finally give up on leaving fate to a higher power, you’ll start planning “coincidental” meetings…
Trying to attend class at the same timing, going to the toilet at the same timing, etc.
and when you actually meet them without planning a “coincidental” meeting you’ll go slightly cray-cray.
Is this him? Is that him? Oh my gosh, he’s everywhere! I need to lie down.
For some reason, every stranger who has the same build starts to look like your crush.
Oh, I forgot my book can I borrow yours? Oh, I’m going to my friend’s house today, shall I walk with you?
You’ll learn to become the king of making lousy excuses just so you can talk to them.
You see him, you smile. Talk to him, you smile. The conversation between both of you has gone cold but you are still smiling. Girl, there’s a fine line between sunshine girl and just plain creepy. I have to say, you’ve crossed it… a mile back.
Some will get a rapid heart rate
Image credit: The Smart Local
Some will dance out of nowhere
Overthinking about whether that emoji you sent was too much
How are you today? Oh, I’m fine. Great! I gotta run. See you!
In your head: Oh my gosh, he even asked me how am I at the last moment when he is rushing off, he must really like me!
No matter how meaningless the conversations may have seemed, you’ll recall it to be better than it originally was and ended up with the conclusion of…
They love me and we’ll start a family together
Be careful not to let your mind wander off during meetings
Your spare time will be spent thinking about what will happen if you did this or said that. Will your time spent together be longer or will your conversations be still as short?
You’ve become the main storyteller in all meetups
Be it complains or praises, you’ll notice that your point of conversations will somehow be linked to your crush. Soon, you’ll notice that your friends all have a similar expression…
and given the chance, some of them would even do this to of you:
Yah, you are definitely boring them with the repetitious stories of your crush.
You’ll notice that all of a sudden Taylor Swift is your favourite artist.
Be it online or in public, you just can’t help the feeling of being jealous of those whom they talked to and entertained.
Even after analysing these signs you have a crush. At the end of the day, the result of having a crush on someone is unpredictable. You cannot always expect things to go according to plan. You have to be emotionally ready when you learn your crush does not reciprocate the same feelings you have for them.
When that time comes, you have to know that it’s alright and it’s not the end of the world. It may feel like that but it’s not. You will move on, be stronger and be even more prepared for the next one.
Just keep in mind that you are going to be okay.
On the lighter note, if your crush does reciprocate that feeling then I’ll say go for it! I know you want to 😉
Original article published by Tan Shi Hui on 1st February 2014. Last updated by Josiah Neo on 27th April 2021.
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