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If a girl called you cute recently, you’re probably wondering why and what it was about the way she feels about you.
This post will help you understand why she might have called you cute and why other girls might continue to call you cute.
So what does it mean when a girl calls you cute? When a girl calls you cute, it often means she has a crush on you, especially if she only says it to you and shows signs of attraction when she’s with you. If she says it to other people too, then she’s more likely to call people naturally cute.
There are actually a number of reasons why a girl might call you cute, so it’s important to pay attention to the way she calls you cute and the body language she displays.
Why a girl will call you cute
Each of the various reasons a girl will call you cute will likely come with a number of cues in her body language and the way she calls you cute.
In the following paragraphs, I’ll show you a number of reasons why a girl might call you cute, the signs to look out for, and things to be aware of.
She is attracted to you
The reason she calls you cute might be because she’s attracted to you.
This would be more likely if she’s about the same age as you, just called you cute, and if she shows positive body language signs around you that she doesn’t show with her other friends.
If she called you cute because she’s attracted to you, then chances are she’s showing signs of attraction in her body language and behavior around you.
These signs could be things like:
- Mirror your own body language
- Stand closer to you when she’s talking to you than to other people
- She adjusts her appearance when she sees you
- She points her feet at you when you’re near her
- She keeps eye contact with you for a long time
- She has dilated pupils when she looks at you
- She touches your feet with her feet
- She touches you a lot and more than her other friends
- She asks you more questions than her other friends
- She brushes her hair to the side when she’s near you
- She strokes her hair while talking to you
- Laugh and laugh and see if you laugh too
- Laugh at what you say
- She tilts her head while talking to you
- Often showing her neck and palms
- Looks at you often and quickly looks away or smiles when you notice
- Make plans based on yours and asks for your plans
- She’s asking your friends about you
She wants more than just friends
If she’s been friends with you for a while, calling you cute might be a sign that she wants to be more than just friends.
This would be more likely if she only calls you cute and not her other friends, and if she shows signs of attraction around you that she doesn’t show with her other friends.
She would be particularly likely to do things like maintain prolonged eye contact with you, brush her hair to one side or stroke it while she’s with you, and tend to touch you more than other people.
She referred to your personality
Sometimes people call people cute when referring to their personality. The reason she called you cute might be because she meant you have a lovely personality.
If that were the case, then she’d probably show positive body language signs when she’s around you, but she’d be less likely to show signs of attraction unless she’s also attracted to you.
She was condescending
She might have called you cute because she was being condescending.
This would be more likely if she said it in a sarcastic tone or if she said it after you made a suggestion.
If she was being condescending then it is likely that she would have shown other signs of condescension such as:
- Chin up and looking down at you
- Smile at you
- Speak with pursed lips
- Cross your arms when you speak
- Don’t take what you have to say seriously
- Don’t take what you say seriously
- Do not include in discussions
She wanted to see your reaction
She might be attracted to you, but she wasn’t sure if you were attracted to her or not.
This may have prompted her to call you cute to see if you would respond positively or negatively. That would be more likely if she also shows signs of attraction when she’s around you. Since she’s not sure how you feel about her, she might also be showing signs of nervousness around you.
She wanted to make you feel better
The reason she called you cute might be because she was trying to make you feel better.
This would be more likely if you were sad at the time or something happened that made you feel sad. It would also be likely that you would have shown signs of sadness, such as watery eyes, rapid nasal breathing, carelessness, a flatter tone of voice, and being calmer than usual.
Unless she says it naturally, too, or she’s attracted to you, then it’s also likely that she would have called you cute only then and not at other times as well.
She usually calls people cute
She might call people cute by nature.
This would be more likely if she also calls other people cute and if she shows the same body language to other people as she does to you.
It could be that she naturally calls people cute but is also attracted to you. If that’s the case, then she would be likely to show signs of attraction to you when she’s around you.
She called you cute as a power_play
The reason she called you cute might be because she did it as a power play.
This would be more likely if she was doing it in a more formal setting, she was telling you to do something, she was saying it in front of colleagues and if she has some kind of status about you.
If she called you cute as a power play, then she would probably also show other signs of it in her body language and demeanor, such as:
- Touch her often
- Put your lips together when you talk
- Tell you to do something
- Get into your personal space
- She folds her arms when you talk
- She blinks when she looks at you
- She puts her arms and legs on things that are yours
- She maintains eye contact longer than usual
- Clench her jaw when she looks at you
- pucker her eyebrows when she looks at you
Consider the type of relationship you have with her
When trying to understand why she called you cute, it would be helpful to consider the type of relationship you have with her.
If she’s been your friend for a while, she’s more likely to draw on your personality and show she’s attracted to you, or just say it naturally. It would be helpful to consider whether she also calls her other friends cute, whether she uses different body language around you than hers, and whether she shows signs of attraction around you.
If it’s a girl you don’t know, chances are she called you cute either because she says it naturally, because she finds you attractive, or because she was actually being a bit condescending. It would be helpful to consider the type of body language she displayed and whether she said similar things to other people.
Think about how she interacts with other people
If you’re trying to understand why she called you cute, it would be helpful to compare the way she interacts with other people to how she interacts with you.
If she also calls other people cute and she behaves similarly and uses the same body language, then she’s more likely to just call people cute naturally.
If she just seems to be calling you cute and she shows different body language and changes her behavior around you, then she’s much more likely to be attracted to you.
Consider how she reacts to seeing you
The way she reacts to seeing you will probably go a long way in helping you figure out why she called you cute.
If she responds to seeing you by noticeably changing her body language and demeanor, then she would be far more likely to have called you cute, for good or bad reason.
When she responds to seeing you by doing things like:
- Raise your eyebrows and smile
- Keep eye contact
- Having dilated pupils
- Point your feet at you
- Customize their appearance
- She brushes her hair to one side
Then she’d be much more likely to call you cute because she’s attracted to you.
But if she responds to seeing you by doing things like:
- Cross your arms
- pucker your lips
- Brows together
- Clench your jaw
Then she’s more likely to call you patronizing or a power play.
Consider when and where she called you cute
The time and place that she called you cute would also be a useful thing to consider.
If she called you cute when the two of you were alone, then it’s more likely that she was attracted to you or trying to calm you down.
If she called you cute when you were with other people, it’s more likely she was being condescending or doing it as a power play. However, it’s still likely that she called you cute for some other reason, like showing she’s attracted to you, saying it naturally, or referring to your personality.
Consider multiple aspects of their body language
If you’re considering what her body language might have implied, it would be helpful to look at several aspects at once.
That’s because she could have shown a single body language for a number of different reasons. This can make it difficult to understand what a single body language sign might mean.
But if she’s showing a set of body language signs that all mean the same thing, then she’s more likely showing them for that specific reason.
What does it mean when a girl often calls you cute? It could be that she says it quite naturally when she calls other people cute too. She might be showing that she likes you just by saying it to you and showing body language signs of attraction around you.
What does it mean when a girl calls you cute but has a boyfriend? She might say it naturally, especially when she’s also calling other people cute. She might be showing she’s attracted to you just by saying so to you and showing the attraction with her body language.
If you want to learn more about body language, I would recommend The Definitive Book of Body Language (on Amazon). It shows you how to interpret body language and understand people’s true intentions.
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