Unless he's leading you through a scary or crowded space, he should adjust his pace to match yours.

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Because this stance takes up more space than standing with your arms against your sides, Wood says this is a male power signal that guys use to show physical superiority over other guys. If he makes an effort to find a common thread or asks you lots of questions, his body language may reflect his personality (shy), and he could actually be totally enthralled by you.17. The throat represents communication and vulnerability, Wood says. When he holds your hand, he presses his palm against yours.

If he reaches up to touch it during your interaction, he's interested in you and worried about coming across well. This kind of full-fledged hand-holding signifies a desire to connect.

The same goes for interlocking fingers, while an arched palm means he's scared or may be holding something back (literally).20. If he's constantly two steps ahead of you, it means he's more concerned about himself than you, Wood says.

Look for teeth: "When he feels really happy, he's not covering that up," Wood says.4. Real smiles extend well beyond the mouth: They lift the forehead and give you slightly squinty eyes. When he initiates physical contact under the guise of another reason, it's a test to see how you respond to his touch, Wood says.

If his smile involves his whole face, it means you're genuinely affecting him in a good way.5. When you're attracted to someone, your mouth produces extra saliva, Wood says. You might think that a guy who is totally enamored by you will find it hard to peel his eyes away. Because touch is a tool he uses to test your limits, it could mean he's only interested in sex, Wood says. Because this position exposes his man parts, which are full of sensitive nerve endings, it's a vulnerable position that could mean he's willing to put himself out there (literally 13. Because the feet are involved in the fight-or-flight response that kicks in when you're in danger, they're largely controlled by the unconscious mind — and can be very telling in social interactions.

In response, he might quickly lick his lips or press them together. But now that everyone is used to being glued to their phones, nonstop eye contact can make people feel uncomfortable. But when he subconsciously takes a deep breath — he'll pull in his stomach and puff out his chest — it's a subconscious way to make his upper body look broader and his waist look smaller, two qualities that make him look more fit and (from an evolutionary perspective) more desirable, Wood says. In a noisy bar, this sign might not hold muchweight. If he really likes you, though, he might pull back extra-slowly and smile sweetly as he does it, which means he wants to take the time to get closer to you. "The feet tend to point where the heart wants to go," Wood says.

So, new rule: If he spends about 80 percent of your interaction looking from your eyes to your nose and lips, he's into you, Wood says.7. In other words, he's into you and he's trying to attract you. But when he can physically hear you perfectly well and leans in anyway, it means he's interested in what you have to say — and you, in general.9. Of course, timing is super important in interpreting the feet: If you're talking to a guy who seems interested, you touch his arm, and then see his feet angle away from you, the context says he's no longer interested.14. If he crosses them in a way that turns his torso and upper body away from you, he might be disinterested. Wood says this could be a sign he's keeping his options open.

Like women, men don't always say exactly what they're feeling precisely when they feel it.

But guys don't have to say much to show you what they're thinking.