6 Signs They Like You, But Are Shy

4 min readOct 16

Have you ever had that strong intuitive feeling that someone likes you, but they never seem to make a move or flirt with you? Perhaps they’re a bit quiet around you. You may have a theory that they have a crush on you, but they’re just a bit shy. Many people can get extremely shy when they’re around someone they’re attracted to. So, how can you tell if someone is shy around you but they like you? In this blog post, we’ll explore six signs that indicate someone is interested in you but is just a bit shy.

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1. They’re Very Nervous Only Around You

Who isn’t nervous around their crush? Some people are great at hiding it, while others start nervously sweating as soon as they interact with someone they really like. If you notice your crush has clammy hands, is blushing, or exhibits other nervous behaviors while welcoming you with a smile, this could be a sign that they like you. It’s possible that they’re just a bit shy and overwhelmed by their feelings.

2. Their Friends Hint That They Like You

Do their friends often tease them about you? You may notice them cracking jokes or sharing private giggles when they’re around you. Perhaps they’re whispering about you, and it’s likely because their friends have told them about their crush. If their friends are throwing playful hints at you that their dear friend has a crush on you, it’s likely true, especially if they also exhibit other signs of interest.

3. They’re a Bit Awkward and Trip Over Their Words Only Around You

Around their friends, they’re chill and charismatic, and around strangers, they’re calm and collected. But when they’re with you, awkward silences and stammering become inevitable. They might be tripping over their words as if they’re running from a stampede of emotions. This awkwardness could be a result of their shyness around people they find attractive.

4. During Conversations, You Have Their Full Focus

Even when they’re tripping over their words, do they give you their full attention? Are they actively listening and making good eye contact, or at least trying to despite their nervousness? If you notice…


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