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But that doesn’t mean that it’s easy to develop complete trust in a person. it’s really freakin’ hard, especially if you’ve been hurt and/or betrayed in the past.HE DOES TIME CONSUMING AND/OR DIFFICULT FAVORS FOR YOU So he's out repaving the driveway with your dad, hauling your books around school, and wiring your house for high-speed Internet, all without a hint of a complaint? he has to do as long as it means getting to be near you. " And then he'd patiently listen while you ramble on about how you're so stressed you can't sleep .HE LETS YOU KNOW IT'S NEVER TOO LATE TO TALK You could call his cell at 4 a.m. Face it—if he saw you as totally platonic, there's no way he'd answer the phone at that hour. HE TRIES TO GET IN GOOD WITH YOUR FRIENDS By being nice to your friends (like, going with you to your best friend's soccer match and cheering her on or giving her love advice for her guy troubles) he's trying to become a part of your everyday world .Seeing What You Talk About Seeing What You Do Together Community Q&A Ah, the Friend Zone.The place where you think you might be when your female crush starts talking about how hot the guy in her math class is."HE NEVER SEEMS TO LIKE ANY GUY LIKE If you happen to bring up another guy you have a crush on, he'll almost always say, "You deserve better." What he really means is: "Um, hello?I'm totally better for you than that guy is."HE SHOWS HIS VULNERABLE SIDE If you're hanging out with a guy friend and he's spilling all his hopes and fears, you can bet he sees you as more than a buddy.You can hang out with them, flirt with them and laugh with them, but your relationship never goes beyond this weird brother/sister dynamic. Girls aren’t the only ones who put guys in the “friendzone“ (We’re not a big fan of that term and what it implies, just so you know). And, as most of you know, once you’re labeled just friends, it’s hard to make the transition to boyfriend/girlfriend.If you’re worried that your crush might only like you as his buddy, read on.If your BF is always there to lend a shoulder to cry on or even just to listen to you vent, that's a good sign that you can trust him.A guy who is there for you - who will help you when you need help, no matter what - also deeply cares about you.