Does He Love Me? Does He Love Me Not?

Zoe Samuel

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About This Quiz

Some men are Real Men (TM) in the finest sense of the word. They respect women as equals, and they hold themselves to very high standards. They never leave anyone they date in the slightest doubt about where they stand. If they say that they are going to call, they always call. If they aren't going to call, they don't just slink off into the abyss and disappear. 

Indeed, they would never even dream of ghosting anybody. On the contrary, if they're not into it, they have the common decency and basic good manners to tell you to your face. Sure, it can hurt to hear that, and they know it, but they do their best to soften the blow, knowing that it's a lot less painful than the alternative of waiting and wondering.

Not all of these men are already married, so there's a good chance that if you date men, you might find one. However, there are also plenty of men out there who aren't going to meet the above standard, and that doesn't mean they aren't good husband or boyfriend material. It just means they're a little shy, or they have some emotional maturity left to gain, or they're just not the best communicator. 

Perhaps they're actually great at all those things and not at all shy, but their job or health or family situation means that they have to focus elsewhere, and their dating life gets short shrift. They might actually be great guys. How do you know if the guy you're into right now is one of these lovely men, and if so, whether he's into you? Let's find out!

How long does he take to respond to texts?

What do your friends think?

When did you plan the second date?

If he lets you down, how does he say sorry?

If he ever said, "I have X character flaw", what would he want you to do with that information?

Put on your wise grandma hat and honestly ask yourself; is he husband material?

Does he ask about your day before telling you about his?

Does he ever do something nice for you, just because?

Does he laugh at your jokes?

Has he ever put you down in front of others?

Does he talk about you to other people?

How fast did you meet his family and friends?

Does he show up emotionally as much as you?

Does he care about your pleasure as much as his own?

If you have a bad day, what does he do?

Does he casually refer to "we" and "us" when he talks about the future?

Does he like children and animals?

What word or phrase have you heard him use to describe his ex?

His mom is calling. Does he pick up?

One of his buddies talks disrespectfully about women. What does he do?

Does he give anything to charity?

If you asked him to order for you in a restaurant, how often would he pick something you like?

If he ate something you hate, what would he do before kissing you?

Has he ever mended something that belongs to you?

How often does he do a chore without you asking?

Do you feel totally safe around him?

Are you sure about the status of the relationship?

Has he told you any of his deepest fears?

How often do you catch him looking at you and smiling goofily?

Would he ever look silly in public to make you smile?

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