In this article, we will look at the signs she regrets rejecting you.
Rejection hurts; there are no two ways about that. However, sometimes, someone rejects you and still wants to stay in your life.
It may be because she values your friendship and doesn’t want to lose you as a friend, even if she doesn’t want a relationship with you.
On the other hand, she may have rejected you but regrets it and wants to stay in your life, hoping for another shot.
It is important to accept someone’s decision to not be with you. Nevertheless, if a woman sticks around after rejecting you, you may wonder if she regrets it and wants to be together.
It is difficult to discern what someone is feeling, but you can look for signs she regrets rejecting you.
Signs She Regrets Rejecting You
If you ask a woman out and she rejects you but still wants to be in your life, it is natural to wonder if she is playing hard to get and wants you to pursue her more.
Pay attention to these signs that she may actually regret rejecting you;
1. She Texts You Often
When a woman rejects you, you expect she will never text or want to talk to you again. However, if she regrets rejecting you, she will often text you, hoping you will shoot your shot again.
She is too embarrassed she rejected you and is afraid to make the first move. She texts, hoping you will take the hit and ask her out again.
On the other hand, she may keep texting because she wants to remain friends even if she doesn’t want a romantic relationship with you.
According to Crystal Johnson, a licensed therapist, some women will keep texting you after rejecting you because you are an ego boost for them.
She wants to keep you around because she knows you like her, and it makes her feel good about herself.
While texting and being in constant contact is a sign she regrets rejecting you, you need to be sure she is not keeping you around to feel good about herself.
2. She Gets Jealous of Your Romantic Partners
Another major sign she regrets rejecting you is if she gets jealous of your romantic partners. So, if she rejected you and can’t stand seeing you with someone else, she may regret her decision.
Sometimes, we judge people too soon and lose a good person. So, she may have realized she lost a good person after rejecting you, and she is jealous of the woman who gets you.
However, this is a two-sided coin. If she wants to remain friends, she may be jealous of your new love interest because you spend too much time with them.
Sometimes friends get jealous when you have a new partner because you take attention from them and spend more time with your partner, time they would want to spend with you.
In this case, it is better to ask her why she is jealous. You don’t want to assume she regrets rejecting you while she is only jealous because she is a friend who wants to spend more time with you.
3. She Expresses Curiosity
Has a woman ever rejected you but kept asking about your life? Well, she may regret rejecting you.
When a woman rejects you but often asks about your life, she may regret rejecting you. Sometimes, we make decisions fast; after reflecting, we realize we made the wrong decisions.
So, if she keeps asking about your life, she may regret rejecting you and want to be in your life. The only way she can do this is by asking about you.
She may be bold enough to ask you, or she may try to get information from your friends.
For instance, I had a guy who rejected me. I didn’t know why he did, but he kept calling me asking how I was doing, about school and whatnot. It didn’t occur to me at the time he regretted rejecting me.
So, if she keeps texting asking you about life, work, or family, she regrets rejecting you and wants to keep tabs on you. She regrets her decision and is looking for a way back into your life.
Dr. Mark Smith says if she shows genuine interest in your life and asks about your activities, it is a sign she is reconsidering her decision.
4. She Flirts with You
It is confusing when someone who rejected you keeps flirting with you. You are not alone; most people don’t know how to react in this situation.
While some people are naturally flirtatious, she will often flirt with you if she regrets rejecting you. If she is naturally flirtatious, you can ignore it, as that’s her nature.
However, if she is not naturally flirtatious, she regrets rejecting you. For instance, if she always fidgets around you, plays with her hair, and jokingly touches you, she is flirting with you.
She wants you and doesn’t know how to tell you since she rejected your advances first. She will try to give you hints she wants you by flirting with you.
So, if she is laughing at your not-so-funny jokes and being overly flirtatious with you, shoot your shot.
5. She Is All Over Your Social Media
She will be all over your social media if she regrets rejecting you. In this social media age, it is hard to hide from someone unless you deactivate your accounts or not post at all.
However, people will find you if you are active on social media.
So, if she rejected you and is commenting and liking all your posts, she regrets rejecting you. If she puts heart emojis on your posts, she wants you to notice her.
However, if she is bringing negative energy to the posts or only argues in the posts, she is not into you.
6. She Is Comfortable with Physical Contact
When you like someone, you always want to be around them. So, if she regrets rejecting you, she will want to be close to you.
She will also want you to touch her, and she will keep casually touching you when close to you.
If she constantly touches you, she is signaling she wants you, which is her way of flirting. She wants you to touch her, too.
For instance, if you are in a group and she chooses to sit close to you even if there are other seats in the room and keeps touching your arm when she talks to you, she regrets rejecting you.
On the other hand, she may be comfortable with you and will not mind physical contact if she considers you a close friend.
It is important to ask if it is confusing you. You may assume she wants you while she is just a friend.
7. She Initiates Plans
Have you been in a situation where someone rejects you and keeps making plans with you? Confusing, right? If a woman regrets rejecting you, she will want to spend time with you.
She will plan activities you can do together because she wants to remain in your life. Dr. Michael Turner says a woman might take the initiative in making plans or suggesting activities you can do together.
So, if she rejects you and keeps calling you to go out to the movies, go for hikes, or arrange hang-out dates, she regrets rejecting you and wants to spend more time with you.
8. She Tells You She Is Single
Sometimes, a woman will reject you because she is in another relationship. If this is the case, she will let you know once she is single.
Some women are courageous enough to tell you they are single, while others will let you know through friends or hints.
No matter the case, if she regrets rejecting you because she was in another relationship, she will let you know she is single and willing to give a relationship with you a chance.
According to Johnson, she may be embarrassed about her previous rejection or think you have already moved on; thus, she lets you know she is single so you can pursue her again.
9. She Gives You Extra Attention
If a girl regrets rejecting you, she will be extra attentive to you. For instance, if you are in a group, she will pay attention when you talk and ask follow-up questions to let you know she is listening to you.
Moreover, she will exhibit signs she likes you, like maintaining eye contact and laughing at your jokes. She wants you to notice her and ask her out again because she regrets rejecting you.
According to research, if someone is infatuated with you, they will give you more attention.
So, if a woman who rejected you is giving you extra attention, she is infatuated with you and wants you to notice her.
For instance, if she is asking about your day more often, asking about work and your interests, she wants you and regrets rejecting you.
10. She Is Self-Conscious Around You
When you like someone, you become self-conscious around them. So, if a girl regrets rejecting you, she will show signs she likes you.
She will be more self-conscious around you; she will try to straighten her clothes, check her hair, and be more conscious about her general appearance.
So, if you notice her stumbling on her words when talking to you, she is self-conscious, and being around you makes her nervous.
Moreover, she may be self-conscious because she is embarrassed about rejecting you.
So, if you notice her trying to make a good impression around you, she likes you and regrets rejecting you.
11. She Compliments You
Most guys don’t get a lot of compliments from their friends or spouses. However, if a woman regrets rejecting you, she will compliment you a lot.
She will notice every small thing you do and show admiration. For instance, she will start complimenting your outfits, work, sense of humor, and ideas.
Therapist Jennifer Harrison says, “If she notices and compliments positive changes or personal growth in you, it could be a sign she is reevaluating her decision.”
So, if she rejected you and starts complimenting you, she likes you and regrets rejecting you.
12. She Seeks Your Opinion
When you like someone, you seek their opinion and advice. So, if she is reaching out to you seeking your opinion, she likes you and regrets rejecting you.
For instance, if you are in school together, she will reach out to you when she has a question about schoolwork.
If you work together, she will ask your advice when taking on a project or ask you to help her with her projects.
She wants you to get involved in her life because she likes you and wants you close to her.
13. She Has Apologized
If she has apologized for how she acted, she regrets rejecting you. We only apologize for the things we regret and are remorseful about.
So, if she has apologized, she regrets rejecting you and wants you to get together.
So, if she has apologized, she wants you and finds it hard to tell you. So, shoot your shot. She likes you.
14. You Keep Bumping Into Her
When you reject someone, the last thing you want is to meet them. However, if she regrets rejecting you, she will make it a habit to bump into you.
For instance, she will go to the same parties you do and hang out in places she knows you like so she can bump into you “accidentally on purpose.”
If you keep bumping into someone who rejected you, it may not be an accident anymore; they are there because they miss you and want to see you.
If you keep bumping into her, talk to her. She may be so embarrassed about rejecting you that she doesn’t know how to start a conversation with you.
15. She Starts Offering You Help
If she regrets rejecting you, she will start offering you help and support. If you need anything, she will be there for you even before you ask for help.
She makes herself available to you and supports you during the challenging times in your life.
For instance, if you are going through a rough patch at work, she will be there for you, be your shoulder to lean on and give you advice.
Rejection hurts. However, sometimes someone who has rejected you may have a change of heart and regret rejecting you.
There are many signs someone regrets rejecting you. Some include texting you often, getting jealous about your love interests, flirting with you, and asking about your life.
Moreover, if she regrets rejecting you, she will be comfortable with physical contact, be all over your social media, initiate contact, and tell you she is single.
Additionally, she will compliment you, apologize for how she acted, give you extra attention, and be self-conscious around you.
If she regrets rejecting you, she will seek your opinion, start offering you help and support, and you keep bumping into her.
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Sarah Williams is an author at CandidHaven.com she is an expert in human psychology having graduated with an M.S. in Psychology.
Sarah has extensive experience in relationships and dating therapy having worked for over 6 years with different groups of people including teens, dating couples, and married people.
She is a lover of life, and self-development and believes everyone deserves to be in a fulfilling relationship. Sarah loves reading self-help books and doing research on human psychology.