Ask For Advice
Page 1 of 4 1234 LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 39

Thread: How can I tell if married man is attracted to me?

  1. #1
    fhgal
    Member
    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Posts
    15

    How can I tell if married man is attracted to me?

    I know a married man who comes to my house on occasion to pick up his child from playdates. I'm married, too. I realized one day that I'm attracted to him physically; I'm happy when I see him, and feel butterflies. The feeling just kind of came out of left field, because it's not like I have ever been looking or even thinking about other men. If i look at it objectively, he really doesn't do anything that would lead me to believe that he's attracted to me; our conversation is friendly and casual, and in front of the children...yet I can't help but wonder if he's attracted to me...could I be picking up a vibe from him? Why would I feel so attracted to someone if I didn't feel somewhere that the feeling was mutual? Becuase we are never alone, neither one of us has said anything "flirtatious" to eachother; there isn't much eye contact, because I am afraid to look at him for fear that he'll see that I'm really attracted to him. But somehow, I feel such a strong attraction, I am baffled by it. Why have I allowed myself to "cross the line" with this person versus all the other dads I have come into contact with over the years? I'd love to hear some points of view. Thanks.

  2. #2
    Crazyaboutdogs
    Platinum Member Crazyaboutdogs's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2006
    Location
    Canada
    Age
    53
    Posts
    25,673
    Gender
    Female
    Thanked
    20
    Why waste your time even pondering this? He is married and you are married...enough said. Forget about him and focus on your marriage and let him focus on his marriage

  3. #3
    scotty77
    Gold Member
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    Posts
    737
    Forgetting the fact you are both married for a moment,from what you describe it is impossible to say if he has any interest in you.Don't assume he does,just because you are interested in him.

  4. #4
    fhgal
    Member
    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Posts
    15
    Well, it just feels good to have the feeling of being attracted/infatuated with someone, the infatuation feeling being something that is impossible to feel with the person I've been married to for 15 years (although I love him with all my heart and soul)...it's hard to ignore it and put it on a shelf, so I ponder it. I'm not doing anything about it. But sometimes I wonder how I could feel this without there being some underlying vibe thing going on. Anyway, thanks for your input.

  5. #5
    manny_07

    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Location
    NY
    Posts
    195
    Gender
    Male
    It's a bit disconcerting that your question isn't more along the lines of "I'm strongly attracted to another man and I'm married, what should I do".

    I have no answer to your question other than, it's called "chemistry". His look, his stance, his attitude, his charm, his way with words, you identify him with Daddy, he's good with his kids, a combination of the above, other stuff.

  6. #6
    Snoopy24
    Platinum Member Snoopy24's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Location
    New York
    Posts
    1,596
    Gender
    Female
    Thanked
    1
    Well there will always be people you will have a physical attraction to, but that doesn't mean you should cheat on your husband, or even think of doing so.

    If you are having butterfly feelings with this married man, then there is probably something wrong in YOUR marriage.

    so

    a. try to fix the problems with your husband and get back the butterfly feelings with him.
    b. don't have any more play dates with your children
    c. get a divorce and find a single guy.

    weather or not he is attracted to you is irrelevant. Worry about your own life and family, and let him worry about his.

  7. #7
    Entropy Smith

    Join Date
    Aug 2007
    Location
    New Yawk
    Posts
    915
    Gender
    Male
    He's a guy. If your good looking sure he was attracted. But he probably went home, took care of business by himself, and went back to being a family man. Thats what most guys who don't cheat do.

  8. #8
    Lucy_lou
    Silver Member Lucy_lou's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2007
    Age
    38
    Posts
    329
    Gender
    Female
    sometimes we're attracted to people we find attractive. sometimes it's to do with a mutual chemistry, and other times it's one way.

    But you are attracted to him. And that's normal. You never mentioned you had any intention of having an affair, so I won't even go down that path. It's just attraction. Chemistry, as the above poster said. normal normal normal.

  9. #9
    manny_07

    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Location
    NY
    Posts
    195
    Gender
    Male
    Quote Originally Posted by Lucy_lou [Register to see the link]
    sometimes we're attracted to people we find attractive.
    That's true.

  10. #10
    fhgal
    Member
    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Posts
    15
    Thanks so much for your replies. I will not have an affair. I know it's normal to be attracted to other people every now and then, but it's just so frustrating because it does feel so good to have that infatuation/attraction feeling that you can only have with forbidden fruit or someone new...the only thing that gets me over it is time away from that person. Fortunately, I don't see him that often, but when I do, it really throws me for a loop.

  11.  

Page 1 of 4 1234 LastLast
Top Threads
Is he shy or uninterested?
He took me out on a couple dates. I rejected him the first time he tried to put his arm around me because I wasn't sure what I wanted at the time. My
I like him but i he has a Girlfriend!?
hey guys, hope u are doing ok!, well i need some advices.. i want to read what other people thinks about this besides my friends (who already know me
I added him on fb what should i do
Hi, i need opinions on my situation please There is a guy from my class who is so shy and never talks to me but he always looks at me and i dont
I really like my friend.
I have known this girl for 5 years and through out the 5 years I have ALWAYS had a crush on her. We stopped talking for a good couple of years and
My boyfriend isn't sexually attracted to me. Help
I have Been with my boyfriend for a year and a half and since we have been together I noticed that he never seemed to want to have sex regularly. And
How do you find a date in my situation?
Hello everyone, So as the title says, how do I find someone? I am an over the road truck driver and I am always(mostly) working. That being
Pushover?
I am a 21 year old female who has never had a boyfriend, went on a date, or been kissed. This never really bothered me, and I did have several

Expert Advice
Featured Threads
Why don't guys express themselves
I just want an understanding as to why a guy will hold in all or majority of their emotions and feelings when it comes to their girlfriends... Not
Part 2
Apparently I am rife with confusion over this gentleman. So he and I had a perfect date yesterday. We have a great amount in common, and our
Tinder is making me hate women
I thought I'd set up a Tinder account again. This time I tried to take better photos, with my face clearly shown, with myself at a party, and a photo
Kissing
Why does my boyfriend kiss me with his eyes open?
Resentment towards bf..
Lately I have been struggling with wanting to have a healthy relationship with my partner however things in the past are constantly being brought up
Boyfriend of 3 years had been sleeping with escorts and going on dates
I've always had an unexplainable feeling that my boyfriend might be unfaithful but I always chalked that up to my own insecurities. I know it's
Is there a future?
I'm 22 and about to enter my PhD at an Ivey league University. I've been dating the most patient, understanding, affectionate, funny, and adoring man
Ask For Advice

Tags for this Thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •