5 Moments When Guys Became Romantically Interested in Their Female Friends

3. She doesn’t show emotions in front of others, but she trusted him with her problems.

You trigger a guy’s male instincts when you rely on him. “She seemed like the type to act tough, so I felt I needed to protect her,” a guy in his 20s explained. Asking a guy for his advice is a classic strategy when you want to get close to him, so give it a try when you find the right moment.