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How to Keep a Woman Interested

Updated on May 17, 2019
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Evie Sparkes is a published novelist, content writer and company director from the UK.

Just How do You Keep a Woman Interested?

I thought long and hard about giving men dating tips. But you get it wrong on so many levels, I feel it's my duty to point you in the right direction. If you want to keep a woman interested, there's a fine line between getting it just right and getting it very, very wrong.

When you first meet a woman, you know, the first date when you don't know much about each other and have no idea what makes each other tick. You fancy her like crazy, you get along like a house on fire, you have loads of stuff in common, she likes Game of Thrones as much as you do, she's everything you want in a woman. You want this to be something, you want to see her again, and again. You're a little bit crazy about her but you really have no idea if she feels the same. She seems to be into you, but how do you know if she really is? You should probably bombard her with compliments, text her at least ten times a day and send her cute pics of your cat right? Because girls love that kind of stuff don't they? NO, no, no!

What a Woman Likes and How to Keep Her Interested Are Two Different Things

If you haven't been together all that long, if you're still at the getting to know each other part, the last thing you should do is any of the above, well not on a regular basis anyway.

Women have choice. These days it's easier for women to take their pick. With all of the dating apps and websites out there, full of men looking for women just like your woman. Don't make it too easy for her. Part of me hates telling you this. I am doing nothing for female solidarity here!

What you are looking for is a balance between keeping her interested and keeping her entertained. I mean, you don't want to be texting her every day at the beginning. You don't want to be distant either. There is such a fine line here because you run the risk of her thinking you aren't interested and ditching you before it's even started.


Keep Texts Fun

Keep your texting fun. Don't go all serious on her. Send her the odd cute text, but not too often. Most women love it when they get a random text. Don't be too predictable.

Text her goodnight every so often. Just those words with a kiss or a heart. Nothing else. This will leave her wanting more. You're letting her know that you're thinking about her, but you're not desperately trying to get her attention or a response. She'll think you're cute and self-assured.


Answer Her Texts

Women don't like being ignored. If she texts you answer her when you get a chance, don't tactically wait a few days hoping to drive her crazy with passion. You won't achieve that. All you'll do is make her cross and she'll think you're not that bothered.

No woman wants to feel like they're less important than the food shop, the pub, the TV....and that's just how she will feel if you keep her waiting too long. Remember, she can just as easily find another. She probably won't even have to look too hard. If you are into her in a big way, then she's desirable. She can probably click her fingers and men come running.


Don't Jump in With Love

Don't say you love her on the fifth date. Even if you are crazy about her and think you love her, the chances are you are infatuated.

She might think, and I say might because we are all different, but in my experience a woman needs to want you to say it. If she's starting to fall for you, she might not be quite there yet. You run the risk of jumping in there too soon.

Even if it's real and you do love her, wait a while longer. Be sure that you are at that point in the relationship. Before saying those words, it's best to be sure that the feelings are reciprocated. Don't blurt it out in the heat of the moment, only to be met with a stunned silence. You'll both feel awkward and you might have scared her off. Even if she likes you a lot, she might be terrified of the L word. She may feel pressured to say it back and that in turn will start to turn her off.


Be Mysterious, Not Distant

Be mysterious. By that I mean, don't give too much away. Keep communication light-hearted. It does a woman no harm to wonder what you're up to. Make sure you back that up with attention though. She also needs to know you ARE actually interested. You just have your own thing going on and that's such a turn on for us.

Face to Face Contact

This is when you're you. Be yourself. Pay her a compliment. Tell her she looks good. Tell her she makes you laugh. Make it clear that you are into her. We need to know that you are worth our time and attention. A little bit of detachment is good. Full on distance is not.

If you text all of the time when you're apart, you will end up saying all of the things you should be saying to her face. You will run out of things to say.

Be present, not virtual.


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