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15 definite signs he still loves you (even though he has a girlfriend)

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Do you have a suspicion that your ex might still love you even though he has a new girlfriend?

You see, that’s not unlikely!

To help you out, here are 16 definite signs he still loves you!

1) He doesn’t mention his new girlfriend

One sign he still loves you is when he doesn’t mention his new girlfriend to you.

This could be because he was feeling guilty about being with someone else while still having feelings for you, or because he’s afraid you would move on if you knew about his girlfriend.

You see, an ex that has moved on will probably mention his new partner to you.

If he doesn’t mention her, this means that he wants to keep his new relationship a secret from you.

Now, it’s up to you to determine what that means for you.

2) He tells you things he wouldn’t tell her

Does he tell you things that he doesn’t tell his girlfriend?

This is another huge sign that he still loves you.

He wouldn’t tell you these things if he didn’t still have feelings for you.

This is also a big sign of trust, and trust is very important in relationships.

So: if your ex trusts you with information but not his own girlfriend, what does that say about their relationship?

3) You still trigger his inner hero

The next sign he still loves you is when you still trigger his inner hero.

There’s actually a psychological term for what I’m talking about here. It’s called the ‘hero instinct’.

This concept is generating a lot of buzz at the moment as a way to explain what really drives men in relationships.

I know it might all seem kind of silly. In this day and age, women don’t need someone to rescue them. They don’t need a ‘hero’ in their lives.

But this misses the point about what the hero instinct is all about.

The hero instinct is an instinctive need that men have to step up to the plate for the woman in their lives. This is deeply rooted in male biology.

When a man genuinely feels like your everyday hero, he’ll become more loving, attentive, and committed to being in a long-term relationship with you.

But how do you trigger this instinct in him?

The trick is to make him feel like a hero in an authentic way. And there are things you can say and messages you can send to trigger this natural biological instinct.

If you want some help doing this, check out James Bauer’s excellent free video here.

I don’t often recommend videos or buy into popular new concepts in psychology, but the hero instinct is one of the most fascinating concepts I’ve come across.

Here’s a link to his unique video again.

So, if you still trigger this instinct in him, he definitely still loves you.

4) He likes your pictures on social media

The next huge sign that your ex still loves you even though he has a girlfriend is when he likes your pictures on social media.

This sounds obvious, but it’s true!

If he doesn’t like your pictures, this could also have some different meanings.

This could mean that he’s not interested in you romantically anymore, or it could mean that he doesn’t want his girlfriend to find out about you.

But he doesn’t need to like your pictures to show he’s in love with you.

He might:

  • comment on your posts
  • watch your stories immediately
  • tag you in memes

All of these things indicate that you are constantly on his mind and he obviously still has feelings for you.

5) When he talks to you, he’s always smiling

The next sign he still loves you is that when he talks to you, he’s always smiling.

You see, oftentimes there is bad blood between exes, but not with him.

He seems genuinely happy to see you and you seem to brighten his day every time.

Can you guess why that is?

This is because he loves you and he’s happy to be able to talk to you.

He knows that you have a good time when you talk and he’s delighted to be able to do that with you.

Now, I don’t know about you, but usually being this happy to talk to someone is proof of some pretty deep emotions and feelings.

6) He still texts you all the time

If your ex still texts you all the time, that’s one definite sign he still loves you.

This could mean that even though he has a girlfriend, he still wants to keep in touch with you.

If this is true and he is texting you, then it means that he’s not over you completely.

He still thinks of you and he wants to keep in contact with you.

He’s not ready to let you go completely.

This is because he still loves you and he wants to make sure you’re doing okay and happy.

If this is the case, then there’s a good chance that he still wants to get back together with you.

In this situation, you have the choice of how to proceed.

Will you ignore him?

Text back?

Engage in conversation?

Ultimately, it is up to you, you might just want to look out for his new girlfriend and make sure that you don’t hurt her on purpose.

7) You’re still on his mind

Does he still contact you out of the blue?

If he does, it means that he’s not forgetting about you and still has a lot of thoughts about you.

Maybe he misses talking to you so much that he just can’t help reaching out to you.

He might be calling to catch up or texting just to see how your day is going. This is a good sign!

If your ex talks about you a lot, then it means that he’s still thinking about you.

He probably misses talking to you.

This means that even though he has a girlfriend, he still thinks of you and wants to be in touch with you.

It also means that he still cares deeply for you and is not over the relationship completely.

8) You’re in his dreams

This one is a bit tricky and will probably only reveal itself to you if he texts you something along the lines of:

“I had a dream about you last night!”

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If he’s dreaming about you, that means he can’t get you out of his head.

He might be trying to fool himself into believing that he doesn’t love you anymore, but the truth is he still has feelings for you.

When one person loves another, the other person is in his/her dreams.

You see, it’s not just a fleeting feeling, but a deep and strong emotion that he can’t control.

He’s still thinking about you and he wants to be in touch with you.

This is because once someone loves another person, they are never completely indifferent to that person.

They might also miss the relationship so much that they just can’t let go of it completely yet.

9) When he sees you, his eyes light up

The next sign he still loves you is that his eyes seem to light up whenever he sees you.

He might be trying to convince himself that he doesn’t love you anymore but deep down he’s still thinking of you.

When he sees your picture on Facebook or Instagram, his eyes light up and he can’t help smiling, either!

This is because your picture reminds him of the good times that you had together.

He might be trying to act like he doesn’t love you anymore but deep down his heart knows differently.

So, if you catch him stealing a look at you every now and again, he might still have feelings for you.

10) He misses being with you

The most obvious sign he still loves you is that he misses being with you!

He misses the intimacy and closeness between the two of you. He might miss how things were before, and long for those feelings again.

If he still wants to spend time with you then it could mean that he has unresolved feelings for you.

Missing you can be shown in different ways. Maybe he contacts you a lot, or he brings up fond memories you share.

And most obvious of all is, of course, the “I miss you” text.

Think about it: if you’re in a relationship, would you text your ex “I miss you” unless you still really loved them?

No, you probably wouldn’t.

So if your ex is doing that, you have your answer!

11) He playfully teases you

The next sign he still loves you is that although he may not date you right now, he can’t help but tease you now and then.

He might even make fun of you or playfully mock you.

This could be because he has unresolved feelings for you and he’s not happy with his new life alone, so he can’t help but tease you.

He might even start to act funny around you if he sees that the relationship is still affecting him in some ways.

Teasing is a form of flirting, so he might also be subconsciously trying to get closer to you again.

12) He’s really nostalgic

Another hallmark sign of him still loving you is when he is really nostalgic.

He might constantly talk about the past and how things used to be with you.

This could mean that he’s trying to convince himself that he doesn’t love you anymore, but deep down he still loves you.

He might even start to act enthusiastic about reliving the relationship in his mind.

The relationship you had might be idealized in his head, and he only seems to remember the good memories.

When he keeps bringing up those good memories to you, it can be a sign that he’s trying to get you to remember the good times, as well.

13) He gets jealous when you date someone new

This comes as no surprise, but a huge sign that he still loves you is when he gets jealous of you dating other men.

He may react emotionally to seeing you with someone new, and feel hurt that his ex is dating someone else.

He might even get angry with you for dating someone else (even though he is, too) or push you away.

This could be because he’s not happy about the fact that he’s no longer in a relationship with you, and he can’t help but get jealous when he sees you with another man.

Jealousy is not the best emotion, but it’s natural and it’s human.

If he shows his jealousy openly, you can be sure that there are still feelings inside of him for you.

This relates back to what I mentioned earlier: the hero instinct.

When a man is made to feel needed, wanted, and respected, he’s more likely to get jealous when you give your attention to someone else.

And it’s as simple as knowing the right things to say to trigger his hero instinct and make him into the man he’s always wanted to be.

All of that and more is revealed in this excellent free video by James Bauer. It’s absolutely worth checking out if you’re ready to take things to the next level with your man.

Here’s a link to the free video again.

14) He’s in contact with your family or friends

If a man is still in love with you, he will still be in contact with your family or friends.

He might even try to get them to talk about you and find out what they think about you and your relationship.

He’s making a concerted effort to keep tabs on you, so it’s safe to assume that there is something still left of the relationship in his mind.

Maybe some of your friends became mutual over the course of the relationship, but if he even stays in contact with members of your family he was never very close to, that’s when you know something is up.

15) When you meet, he gets touchy

Another sign he still loves you is when he always tries to touch you when you meet.

This could be because he’s still a little bit in love with you, but he doesn’t want to seem too clingy, so he tries to be subtle about it.

Little things like stroking your hand or brushing your hair out of your face are prime examples of this attempt to get close to you!

16) You know his girlfriend is a rebound

Last but not least, you know he still loves you when his girlfriend is obviously a rebound and not someone he is in love with.

You might notice that they have nothing in common and don’t even seem to be in love when they are together.

That’s when it’s quite apparent that the new girl is merely an attempt to distract himself from you!

What now?

By now you should have a good idea of whether or not your ex still loves you.

So what can you do to resolve this?

If you want him back, there is an easy solution:

I mentioned the unique concept of the hero instinct earlier. It’s revolutionized the way I understand how men work in relationships.

You see, when you trigger a man’s hero instinct, all those emotional walls come down. He feels better in himself and he’ll naturally begin to associate those good feelings with you.

And it’s all down to knowing how to trigger these innate drivers that motivate men to love, commit, and protect.

So if you’re ready to take your relationship to that level, be sure to check out James Bauer’s incredible advice.

Click here to watch his excellent free video.

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Written by Anna Scheucher

Freelance writer specializing in holistic health, wellness, and psychology. Check out my blog to find out more!

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