Whenever you get into a relationship with someone, it’s always going to be exciting. Just when you’re about to allow yourself to fall for someone, you get really exhilarated at the idea of it. You are practically hooked on the idea of just getting romantic and intimate with someone else. But also, you know that love is a slippery slope and that you have to watch your step if you don’t want to end up getting hurt.
You would never want to allow yourself to just recklessly fall in love with someone, right? You are smart enough to know that you need to do your due diligence first. You have seen so many of your friends get brokenhearted as a result of them just falling in love with the wrong guy. You don’t want that to happen to you. You might have even already experienced it in the past and you want to make sure that it never happens again.
But how exactly do you go about doing so? How do you protect yourself? He is saying all of the right words and doing all of the right things. But does that mean that you can really trust him? Does that mean that it’s okay for you to give your heart to him? Well, it all depends. Nothing is ever really set in stone so you have some time to assess your situation.
Yes, you want to keep yourself guarded. But you also don’t want to be completely depriving yourself of opportunities to fall in love just because you are afraid of trusting the men that you date. It’s all just a matter of figuring out whether a man is actually worth trusting or not. And if you have trouble doing that, then this article is going to help you through it.
Here are a few signs that the guy you’re dating is really trustworthy.
1. He shows an interest in meeting your friends.
He knows that getting into a relationship with you would entail him actually merging social circles with you. And he wants to get started on that process. He wants to try to let you know that he is genuinely excited at the thought of merging social circles with you.
2. He gives you space whenever you ask for it.
Whenever you ask for space, he is always willing to give it to you. He is always willing to show you that he respects your individuality even if you get into a relationship with one another.
3. He asks about your life but he respects your boundaries.
He always makes an effort to ask about your life. He expresses an interest in your life because he genuinely wants to get to know you better. But he doesn’t do it in a way that makes him snoopy. He always respects your boundaries and your privacy.
4. He stays honest and true to you.
He always stays honest and true to you. You never manage to catch him in a lie because he just plainly doesn’t lie to you at all. You know that you can always rely on him to keep it real with you.
5. He shows a willingness to compromise and meet you halfway.
He always shows a willingness to meet you halfway on things. He knows that it can’t always just be about what he wants and needs in the relationship. He knows that he has to be willing to adjust to you as well if he’s going to accommodate you into his life.
6. He tells you a lot about his history and background.
He opens up to you about his life before he met you. He wants to make sure that you get a really good understanding of who he is and what his life is like. He doesn’t want there to be any secrets about the kind of life he has lived.
7. He always stays mindful of your needs and your feelings.
He is a man who stays mindful of your needs and feelings and that proves that he is genuinely thoughtful. It always pays to be with a guy who isn’t selfish; someone who is always going to make sure that your needs are being met.
8. He has a great sense of humor.
He always exhibits a great sense of humor. That means that he is a lighthearted fellow who you know you can always just let loose and be silly with. It shows that he’s someone who you can always have a good time with no matter what.
9. He always replies to you on time.
He isn’t looking to play around with you. He is not the kind of guy who would deliberately make you wait before he sends you a reply. He would always reply to your texts whenever he gets the chance to do so.