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Signs You Are Attractive

My friend Joe asked me a very odd question the other day… But then, when I really started to think about it… Maybe it wasn’t so odd! He asked me, “Hey Ryan, what are signs you are attractive? Like if I wanted to know if I was a good-looking person or not? How would I know?” That’s a great question, actually…

You might think you aren’t good-looking, but that is only your inner thoughts. Other people will have a different image of you, so it depends on who thinks what of whom.

We can talk about reasoning, but many factors determine who is attractive. You and your friend might not have the same tastes in beauty. You should understand everyone looks at people differently.

Signs you are attractive: Do you want to know if people are drawn to you because of your beauty?
Signs you are attractive: Do you want to know if people are drawn to you because of your beauty?

7+ Signs You Are Attractive

Here are the ways to tell:

You Attract Attention

We are sure you must’ve been in situations where you are the center of attention for your good looks. That is not a surprise when you are good-looking. Everybody will focus their gazes on you.

You don’t have to feel bad about it since you are not the one asking for attention. Someone as attractive as you cannot hide from people’s attention, so you must accept it and carry on. You can feel uncomfortable sometimes when people stare at you, but you are just anxious.

Even if people do not say it to your face, you will notice some signs proving you attract them with your charm. If you are attractive, people will love to be around you. They will find any excuse to hang out with you or walk/sit beside you.

If you are at a party and people start conversing with you, you must understand they find you attractive. You will be surrounded by your admirers even if you don’t want it to be that way.

Your admirers will make moves to make you know they like you by being nice to you. You don’t have to be worried about their intentions. It is only natural for people to warm up more towards attractive people, even without realizing they are being attracted.

People Will Constantly Check You Out

Everybody must have had some experiences where you drew public attention. Either you were wearing very shabby clothes, or you were one hell of a fine-looking person. It is most probably the latter that got you so much attention.

Attractive people invite people’s gazes wherever they go. People will pay attention if you are attractive, which you may not realize right now.

You must have experienced gazes from passersby when out and about on the streets. People will naturally stare at you if you are attractive. You should not feel that they came out of their homes only to stare at you, as being attracted to someone is only natural.

You can find it unsettling to have so many eyes focused on you, but that only proves the point that you are attractive. Don’t think that they are giving you attention for the wrong reasons.

You have to accept that people find you cute if they continue giving you their attention. And you will realize that the attention has made you a more confident person in no time.

You Receive Special Treatment

—Signs you are attractive

Everyone does not get the same treatment from others. In most situations, attractive people receive better treatment than the rest of the crowd, putting them at an advantage.

You will think like your life is so easy when you have admirers. Your good looks and charm will influence people to give you favorable treatment. It is okay to embrace this treatment due to your good looks.

People will also be polite towards you whenever you are around them. You will feel like an important person around your admirers. Patience, understanding, and love are what you will receive from them when you need something.

People with average looks will be less favored than you. Your colleagues might treat you better than others if you are an attractive female.

You will see the same trend among a group of female students. Since the attractive one is popular in the class, she will get more favorable treatment from her classmates and teachers.

You might also notice that people are nervous around you by not communicating properly with you. This shows you are an attractive person.

See also: Grand romantic gestures

You Don’t Get Approached Much

Though you might gain a lot of attention because of your attractiveness, that doesn’t guarantee that people will approach you first. This happens because people are not comfortable with making the first move.

People are not confident to approach you if you are more attractive than them. You are on a higher level for them when it comes to good looks, which can prevent someone from contacting their crush.

You must take it as a sign that people admire you when you receive attention. It doesn’t always have to be because people dislike you.

It is not simple to understand this logic, but you will learn to realize more as time passes. You can take confidence in the fact that people are unwilling to risk rejection by approaching you because they think you are attractive.

Sometimes, you can tell you're attractive by how many people want to be around you.
Sometimes, you can tell you’re attractive by how many people want to be around you.

You Get Many Suitors

If you are attractive, you will not be short of options when choosing your romantic partner. People are attracted to something they find beautiful and physical features are one of them.

If you have good physical features, people will be attracted to you. It doesn’t matter if you are in a committed relationship or single; people will always try to contact you.

Being attractive can be positive if you know how to manage the attention you receive. There is no need to entertain everyone that comes your way. You can lose a lot by giving in to all the attention, so you must be wary of the people you let into your life.

See also: Qualities of a good man

People Are Nervous Around You

—Signs you are attractive

Attractive people can make people around them have low self-esteem. This means people can be nervous when they are in your presence.

Does that mean you are not a healthy presence for other people? It is not your fault that other people feel dispirited in front of you, but you can help them feel better. They feel you are better than them in all aspects of life just because you are more attractive.

If you see people stuttering or nervous while communicating with you, you can help them by asking them to calm down. The best thing you can do during such situations is to initiate communication and make them feel comfortable. Once they know you are friendly, they can be more natural when talking to you.

So, this shows that people will not always show you their attraction towards you using sweet language and doing good things for you. Sometimes, people might not talk to you, which can signify your attractiveness.

Jealousy is Around You

Not everyone will be happy if you are attractive. Some people in life despise anyone better than them. These people will mock you and try to tarnish your name when you’re not around.

Unlike those who are polite, respectful, and have favorable treatment towards attractive people, some will show a negative attitude towards you. They are jealous of what you have and are attracted by your charm, but they cannot praise you because they do not want you to receive all the attention.

These people need attention, so they try not to hype you up. When you face such situations, try not to replay them in your head. You will be the loser if you give in to their taunts and negativity.

The best thing to do is to focus on people who appreciate you for who you are. Be with the people who are positive towards you and manifest only good outcomes. You do not need to confront them if their actions are only causing little to no effect in your life.

People Don’t Believe You Have Confidence Issues

—Signs you are attractive

Others will not believe you if you say you are not confident. They associate attractive people with confidence, so this might come as a surprise for them.

This perception is a social construct since attractive people are portrayed as outgoing and successful in the media. Even in schools, colleges, and offices, only attractive people are chosen to perform various activities.

They consider attractive people highly confident, forgetting you are only human. You should make them understand that you are not always confident about everything and make mistakes sometimes.

How Do You Become Attractive?

—Signs you are attractive

There are two ways to look at this question. You can believe in yourself or spend lots of money using surgery to look good.

Believing in yourself is what comprises most of your attractiveness. When you stop believing in the beauty standards set by society, you will be free of all your insecurities. You will start accepting your physical features as they are, boosting your confidence.

When your confidence grows, so will the authority over how you present yourself to others. You will become more accepting of your flaws, attracting people toward you. This kind of attraction is contagious and is healthy for all parties involved.

You might feel satisfied temporarily when you use artificial products or take surgery to improve the way you look. However, that will only last till the beauty standards set by society change. This will affect your confidence again, and you will only run away from the real problem.

You will not find yourself attractive if you don’t have confidence in your physical features. If you underestimate yourself, you will not be able to accept the qualities that make you attractive. You have to break the mental barrier and embrace your flaws.

When you embrace your flaws, you can work to improve them. This automatically makes you more attractive to other people. Accept the qualities you know you are good at and focus on using them to improve yourself each day.

How Important Is It Being Physically Attractive?

—Signs you are attractive

  • Being physically attractive is only helpful on the surface level. In the long run, what matters most is the person as a whole. You can be the most attractive person in the world, but nobody will respect you if you disrespect or don’t have the right values.
  • However, that is not to say that there are no advantages to being physically attractive. There are many advantages you can gain using your attractiveness. Here are some of them.
  • People will give you favorable treatment if you are physically attractive. Everybody wants to be close to a physically attractive person, so they will be polite or help them with many things.
  • Being physically attractive boosts your confidence to do things most people would not normally do. For example, when you know you are physically attractive, you get the confidence to face the crowd and give public speeches.
  • Attractive people tend to be happier than the rest because they don’t have to worry about their appearance. Other people aren’t that happy because they have to deal with the problems of accepting their physical features as they are.
  • You are more comfortable in social gatherings when you are confident about your physical features. You are not insecure about what people think of your external beauty because you have self-belief.
  • People also find attractive people to be more trustworthy. This may not be true in most cases, but looking at an attractive person gives people a feeling of comfort and trust.

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About the author

Ryan Sanderson (LCSW) Ryan is a game and relationship enthusiast who enjoys all things quizzes, games, fun, love, relationships, and family. He's a licensed social worker and helps families, couples, and children in need. He's spoken about love and relationships on Salon.com, Forbes, and Mirror, to name a few.

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