12 Subtle Compliments Guys Give That Are Actually Way Better Than The Outright Ones


1. “You make me feel like a kid.”

He has fun playing with you. You make him laugh.

2. “You and my sister would really get along.”

…Assuming he likes his sister.

3. I feel like I can tell you anything.”

He trusts you. He feels comfortable around you.

4. “I need you right now.”

You’re his person. When he’s having a bad day, you’re the one he wants to be with.

5. “I want to introduce you to my work friends/boss.”

He thinks you’d make a great impression on his career.

6. “I can’t wait to see you.”

He gets turnt on just the thought of your presence. Time with you is time well spent.

7. “Can you help me write this email, please?”

He respects your mind, and he’s not too proud to ask you for an intellectual hand.

8. “What should I get [insert objectively cool friend/family member] for their birthday?”

He thinks you’re cool/fab/badass. Duh.

9. “Order me whatever you’re having.”

He defers to your expert tastes.

10. “You’re tough.”

If you were in a horror movie, he thinks you’d live.

11. “Your friends/family are awesome.”

He loves the people who reflect your personality.

12. “I bet you were a nerd in high school.”

He thinks you’re smart. Which you are.