Relationships

How The Picture Test Can Help You Determine If He's Serious About You

By Nicole Dominique
·  3 min read
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Are you dating someone? If so, read on. You might want to try the picture test to see if really likes you.

Actions speak louder than words, we all know this. But sometimes – especially when we’re smitten with someone we’re dating – we end up with rose-colored glasses on, and it can be pretty hard to see someone for who they actually are. It doesn't help that the dating world has become incredibly difficult for both men and women with all the mixed signals going on. With all of this being said, some of us could use a little help when it comes to relationship and dating tips. Luckily, TikToker Alex Weitzman came up with several tests to help you determine if someone wants to go steady with you. She calls one of them “the picture test.” 

“Do this on the third date to see if the guy’s serious,” Alex captioned her video, which has gained over a hundred thousand views. "It's super easy. You do it on the third or fourth date, and it'll tell you everything you need to know about how this guy feels about you,” she says.

The First Step: Take a Picture!

So how does it work? It’s simple. Tell your date you want to take some selfies with them just to remember the experience (not for social media) and watch carefully how they react. Apparently, the way they'll behave after your proposition might just expose how serious they are about you. “Does he get all tense or awkward? Or does he get excited?” Alex asks. She explains that she tried the test on two different guys who acted the “complete polar opposite of each other,” and she was able to predict the outcome because of it. “One guy kept taking photos with me, like, more and more photos of me. And the other guy was just like, awkwardly smiled and didn't say much. Can you guess which one of them liked me more?” she asks.

The Second Step: Send the Selfies!

The last step is to send your date the selfies you took together the next day. Their response to this should tell you how they really feel. "That one guy I told you about that took even more photos with me – he replied to the photos, and he was like, 'Oh my god, these photos came out so cute,’” Alex went on further to explain the results. “The other guy that was not serious and was very awkward – he didn't even acknowledge the photos! Clearly, he didn't want to be associated with me."

Some Body Language To Watch Out For

Let’s go a little bit deeper. Here are the signs you need to watch out for after you ask him if he wants to take a selfie. According to Body Language Central, if he’s rubbing his face, arms, neck, or legs, talking at a higher pitch, avoiding eye contact, tapping his feet (or facing them away from you), and blinking frequently, then he is anxious to be seen with you. If he doesn’t exhibit these signs and you can tell he’s still interested, then he probably just doesn’t like to take pictures, which is perfectly fine! However, if you guys are still dating weeks later, and he’s uploading photos of himself, friends, and other people but not you – then you may want to ask him why. In the end, it’s always better to just ask someone what their real intentions are so you don’t end up wasting your time! 

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