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How to Know He Loves You (For the Romantic)

Updated on March 29, 2015

Even with obvious signs, often women (and men) are never really "sure" someone loves them. While the following indicators are by no means exhaustive, nor meant to fit all "types" of love, they do offer one "romantic" view. None of these will occur continually or simultaneously. If you expect this all the time, he may love you. But you don’t love him. Be open to both Romance and Realism.

If he loves you, he will massage your shoulders, lower back, yours legs and feet, toes and head, and he will turn you over, tuck you in, and watch you fall asleep. He will kiss your cheek and creep out the door, and will return when you are well rested.

If he loves you, he will dance in the moonlight, wear a top hat, howl and jump, anything just to see you smile. He will leap into your emotional forest, even if it’s really scary, and find a clear stream, and he will swim with you, even if you think you are fat and it’s true, because if he loves you, he will lie. He will fish for your soul in crystal waters.

If he loves you, he will sit attentively beside you for an hour and then an hour more listening to a lecture from someone you admire, and he will tell you he loved it, hoping for passion later that lasts longer than the lecture.

If he loves you, he will tell you. But then again, he may not. He may show you and you will know, and one day his words will catch up to his actions.

If he loves you, he will never leave you despite those times when you are distant, and he wants you more than you are willing to give.

If he loves you, when he is far away, standing alone in the moonlight, he will see your smile across the continent, and he will kiss the air, remembering your lips.


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      Jeffrey Penn May 7 years ago from St. Louis

      Thanks for dropping by warrior... I'll check out your hubs.

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      warrioRR 7 years ago from Rawalpindi Pakistan

      great hub and great creation

      Keep it up

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      Jeffrey Penn May 7 years ago from St. Louis

      Hi Feline, thanks for stopping by.

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      Feline Prophet 7 years ago

      Thanks Jeff...sometimes we do need reminding! :)

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      Jeffrey Penn May 8 years ago from St. Louis

      Thank you gwennies pen. As a romantic, you will never stop hoping for romantic love. And I wish you the best on your quest.

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      gwennies pen 8 years ago

      Thank you for this hub, Jeff May. :) I am a romantic all the way and this one definitely describes true love... at least to me. It is something I had hoped to find for myself, but have not yet found. Where a man could love me for who and what I am and stick by me through thick and thin...a friend, a lover and confidant. Protector and guardian. Perhaps I sound a bit old fashioned but again, I truly liked and appreciated your spin on what love should be all about. Accepting each other for who we are and showing that love through little ways in expressing it.