It can be hard to tell if your husband is still interested in you. Especially during rough patches in your marriage, you may wonder if he cares anymore. There were sparks when you got married, but it's been a while. If you want to know if your husband is still attracted to you, here are 8 telltale signs you can look for:
1. You catch him looking at you during everyday tasks
If you've ever turned around to find your husband just staring at you, it's a sure sign that he's still in love with you. He's knows he's probably not supposed to stare, but he can't take his eyes off you.
2. He confides in you
Drs. Evelyn and Paul Moschetta - both marriage counselors in Manhattan - wrote an article about how to ensure that your husband feels loved and is happily married. Confiding was an important element on their list: "He knows he can confide in you without being judged or criticized. This kind of self-disclosing communication is crucially important because it builds trust and commitment." If your husband is still attracted to you, then he will confide in you.
3. He shows you off
If your husband is still attracted to you, then he'll be proud to introduce you to his coworkers and talk about you to his friends. You're a big part of his life, and he wants others to know it.
4. Compliments make him puff up
Your praise still means a lot to him because he constantly wants to impress you. Even after being married, he's still interested in you and wants you to be proud of him.
5. He takes responsibility for his faults
This is a really mature kind of love. If your husband is willing to admit that he is sometimes wrong and knows that he has faults, he still loves you enough to be humble.
6. He likes to surprise you
Sometimes this means he surprises you with dinner, other times it means he sneaks a kiss in unexpectedly. However he shows it, surprises are a sure way to tell he's still into you.
7. You are encouraged to pursue your dreams
If he's truly, really, completely interested in you, then he will support you being your best self. True interest and love wants you to be free and develop your talents, and he will sacrifice to help you get there.
8. He's willing to work out tough issues with you
If your husband is still attracted to you, he is willing to fight for you and work out whatever problems you face. Every couple will have their rough patches, and if he's interested in you, he will be talk through all the options you two have. He'll want to work togehter and collaborate with you to find the best solution - because he can't imagine life without you.