9 Ways You Know You’re Dating A Man, Not A Boy

Maria Alvarez
Maria Alvarez
Find 9 ways you know you’re dating a woman, not a girl, here.

A boy will text you at 1am wanting to “hang out.”
A man will text you at 8 am to say Good Morning.

A boy will talk about himself and what he can do for you.
A man genuinely wants to get to the heart of who you are and what you want.

A boy will beg and plead for you to see him even after you tell him you have to get to sleep for an early morning meeting.
A man will never ask you more than once, nor will he ever make you feel guilty for wanting to taking care of yourself.

A boy will tell you what he thinks you want to hear.
A man respects you enough to be honest.

A boy will buy you a piece of sexy lingerie.
A man will buy you a first edition copy of The Red Shoes, which you once mentioned was your favorite childhood story.

A boy will be exactly how he is with his bros whether you’re there or not
A man always make sure you are comfortable, tended to, and having fun.

A boy will tell you how hot he thinks you are.
A man will tell you how smart and strong he thinks you are.

A boy always want to be number one in your life, expecting all of your attention.
A man wants you to have a well-rounded and full life of your own.

A boy wants you to need him.
A man wants you to feel independent and confident with or without him. Thought Catalog Logo Mark

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