5 Ways to Comfort a Heartbroken Guy Friend and Get Him Interested in You

2. Be empathetic to his pain.

Show a lot of empathy when your friend is feeling hurt. This will help you grow closer on an emotional level. “My friend was always there for me. She mourned with me when I was sad,” a teen recalled. You can show him that you are highly empathetic by tearing up even before he does.