9 Ways to Get a Guy to Be Interested in You When He’s Not over His Ex

8. Hint that you are asking him out with a question

“He told me, I’m sick of women. So I sulked and said, ‘So there’s no hope for me?’” You can let him know how you feel by saying something that sounds like you are asking him out (“Can I wait until you’ve made up your mind?”). Although there is no guarantee that your comment will lead to a successful romance, you can at least stir up his feelings.