In this post we are going to discuss some signs a woman can’t stop thinking about you, and what you should do.
Both words strike different chords in you, do they not? In horror films, initial adoration tilts into crazed obsession. Cue suspense building, footsteps running action.
Luckily, this is not that kind of article.
Infatuation can sometimes mirror obsession — without the bunny boiling, of course. When you have a crush, it’s nearly impossible to tear your thoughts away from that someone special.
You might be busy doing other things when your thoughts suddenly veer in their direction. They are on your mind. You feel like you just can’t stop thinking about them. It impacts the way you think — and the way you feel.
5 Obvious Signs She Can’t Stop Thinking About You
The person who has a crush on you can do so without ever letting you know, but there are a lot of not-so-subtle signs that she can’t stop thinking about you.
You know what a crush feels like, but do you know what it looks like when someone is crushing on you? Let’s talk about these clues.
Why listen to me? I’m Crystal Jackson and I was a master’s level licensed therapist. I worked with couples and families and specialized in trauma recovery and empowerment. I now write content about relationships and psychology. My work has been featured on large media outlets such as Elite Daily, Your Tango, Positively Positive, Mamamia, and The Good Men Project.
1. She Interacts Regularly with Your Social Media
If she can’t stop thinking about you, it’s perfectly natural that she’d find herself scrolling through your social media page.
She might like photos, comment on posts, or even simply leave a reaction emoji to let you know she’s been there.
In a horror movie, this would be the part where you felt the walls were closing in, but in real life, it can be a clear sign that she’s thinking of you and is trying to connect.
If you don’t like her in that way, it might be uncomfortable when she does this, or you might just find it flattering.
Either way, it’s a good indicator that she likes you. You’re under no obligation to respond to her overtures, but this is your chance if you’re interested.
2. She Texts You to Check In
Someone who’s thinking about you all the time will text just to say hello and check in. She doesn’t need anything or have anything in particular to tell you about.
She just wanted to hear your voice and see how you’re doing. She cares, and it comes through loud and clear.
You don’t always have to be the one to initiate conversations. She’ll reach out because she’s genuinely into you.
In a relationship, this could be a sign that she is looking for more connection or reassurance in the relationship. If you’re dating, you might need to establish stronger boundaries if you feel like the texting is excessive.
If you’re not interested in her, you can respond as a friend or let her down gently. But those frequent texts are likely how she shows you’re on her mind.
3. She Asks Mutual Friends about You
One of the clearest signs she can’t stop thinking about you, is she asks mutual friends how you’re doing or mentions something that’s relevant to you.
Consider her motives. Is she an ex who’s checking up on you? An interest who is trying to learn more about you? A friend who just happens to talk about you when it’s relevant?
A stalker in need of a restraining order?
Only you can know how it makes you feel, and you won’t know her motives unless you know her well enough to discuss them.
But asking mutual friends about you is an obvious sign that you’re on her mind.
4. She Posts Pictures of the Two of You Together
Another way to tell that she can’t stop thinking about you is when she posts pictures of the two of you together. They can be older pictures or recent ones, but it’s a sign that you’re in her thoughts.
This can be a way of reminding you that she’s around, but it’s also a way for her to express how she feels about you.
This is one of those obvious signs. Unless she posts pictures with absolutely everyone she knows, you are pretty safe drawing the conclusion that it’s you she’s thinking of when she posts them.
It could indicate a crush — or just a feeling of closeness as your friend.
5. She Tags You in Posts
It’s also possible that the woman who can’t stop thinking about you will tag you in posts.
It could be pictures, memes, reels, or just videos that made her think of you — because everything is making her think of you lately.
Being tagged in posts is a love language. Is her message getting lost in translation?
You might not be able to conclude much from this if she tags all her friends regularly. However, if you notice she tags you often, it could be a small hint that she’s into you.
Look for the frequency and pay attention to the messages she’s sending in these memes. It could be significant.
You’re on Her Mind — Is She on Yours?
Once you realize she can’t stop thinking about you, you might ask yourself what exactly you’re supposed to do with this information.
Well, that really depends on a few factors. Do you like her but only as a friend? Do you not like her in any way? Do you like her romantically?
If You Like Her — But Only as a Friend
If you just see her as a friend, you might be able to assume that she’s thinking of you in a friendly way. While you’re probably great, not every woman in your life is going to desire you. She might be thinking of you — platonically.
If she likes you as more than a friend and that becomes obvious, you might want to clarify that you do like her — just not in a romantic way.
No one wants to hear this, but it’s better to tell her than lead her on. You’re going to have to have that awkward conversation where you tell her you just don’t feel the same.
Be kind. You’ve probably liked someone at some point in time who didn’t like you back. Let her down easy.
If You Don’t Like Her
If you don’t like her as a friend or romantic partner, you may need to set some boundaries by letting her know you’re not interested.
If she keeps texting or tagging you, you might want to consider some other options like blocking her messages if they feel unwanted. If you’ve clearly stated a boundary, you can remove her from your life and friends list if she continues to violate it.
If you don’t like her but have to work with her or see her regularly in your community, you might want to handle this situation delicately.
Respond in a way that is kind but noncommittal, and be clear that you’re flattered but not interested. Depending on her attachment, you might want to leave out the flattery part and emphasize your disinterest.
If You Like Her — As a Romantic Interest
If she can’t stop thinking about you and you really like her in a romantic way, it’s a good sign. She’s infatuated, and it shows. Is it time to level up your relationship?
To ask her out or make your pairing exclusive? Is it time to go Facebook official? Her adoration could be the nudge you need to take things a little further in your relationship.
You can also simply respond to her overtures by letting her know you’re thinking about her, too. She’ll notice — and likely appreciate — the reciprocity. It could also cement your relationship and lead to greater intimacy.
Keep in mind that you can control how you react to her attention, but you can control how she’ll respond to what you do. She could feel embarrassed if you don’t return her affection.
She could feel rejected. It’s possible that your friendship gets awkward for a little while. She might even feel like you misunderstood her entirely. The only way you’ll ever know is to intitiate that conversation.
Her Thoughts and You — A Conclusion
If you see the obvious signs she can’t stop thinking about you, enjoy being the object of someone’s adoration. In a hopefully non-objectifying way. She likes you. Isn’t that nice?
You don’t have to return the sentiment to feel flattered and appreciative. You don’t owe her anything, but you can choose how you’ll respond to her overtures.
The signs are there. They aren’t even subtle. She’s reaching toward you. Will you reach back?
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