Burning to find out if your Capricorn crush likes you back?
Here’s how to tell if a Capricorn man likes you:
- He goes out of his way to impress you
- He messages you out of the blue
- He’s a total gentleman and lavishes attention on you
- He gets goofy and jokes around with you
- He’s clear about his intentions and determined to win you
Keeping a Capricorn hooked so he doesn’t get bored with you takes skill.
If you’re ready to peer into this private man’s mind, a guide like Anna Kovach’s Capricorn Man Secrets can help you win him.
Click the link above for the guide. Otherwise, scroll on through the subtle and not-so-subtle signs a Cap has a crush on you.
How to Tell If a Capricorn Man Likes You
1. He tries to impress you
One of the key ways to tell a Capricorn man likes you is when he’s flaunting something.
Be it his intelligence, his connections to an exclusive club or some grand, romantic gesture that obviously took him a lot of planning and effort, the Capricorn aims to knock it out of the park.
He’ll put his best assets and skills forward to get you swooning. It will be clear as day that he’s flexing.
Even if it seems somewhat egotistical, he knows how to make it completely irresistible.
So expect some big, impressive stunts from a Capricorn who has decided you’re what he wants.
Read next: How to Make a Capricorn Man Obsessed With You
2. He’s goofy around you
Not everyone expects Capricorns to have a jokester side.
Much less act like goofballs.
So when do they get goofy? When they really like you.
Ever had a Capricorn man do silly voices to make you laugh? It can take you by surprise.
When they’re looser with you and able to show some silliness, it shows how good Capricorns feel around you.
And since everything a Capricorn man shows you is deliberate, that’s a pretty clear sign!
3. He’s gentlemanly with you
Capricorn men are on their best behavior around a romantic interest.
If the Capricorn man you’re spending time with stands up straight, opens doors for you and lets you pick the appetizers at dinner, he’s into you.
Your Capricorn guy will speak to you and treat you with the utmost respect.
He’ll be wary of appearing to you like the macho type, the type to take advantage or a man who doesn’t have integrity.
It’s a step beyond his usual politeness with people, which, quite frankly, can feel distant and unemotional.
This behavior, on the other hand, feels personal and intimate.
4. He slides into your DMs
On social media, has a Capricorn male slid into your DMs with surgical precision?
He’s suave and seems to know just what to say to you (because he’s thought about it for days).
He’s a mastermind at this type of stuff.
It’s easy for him because the online arena gives him control and more freedom to express himself, which can be hard in person.
So if a Cappy is messaging you, charming you like you wouldn’t believe, he almost definitely plans to meet up with you and get to know you better.
5. He’s hot and cold
Now, this is a Capricorn man thing that will drive you crazy.
How is it that a Capricorn guy can be totally flirting with you one day, only to breeze by you and act like you don’t exist the next?
Welcome to the mind of a Capricorn, my confused friend.
You can’t really pay any mind to this behavior.
If you’re seeing other signs that he likes you, assume he’s doing his back-and-forth thing because his blossoming emotions make him nervous.
6. You’re his arm candy
If you’ve been out and about with your Capricorn man, have you noticed a subtle feeling that you’re being shown off?
Maybe he asked you to wear something nice and then took you to a high-end wine bar.
When you got there, he pulled out a chair for you right at the bar, in the middle of the action, and then helped you take your jacket off while others looked on.
Simple explanation: he’s proud to be seen with you.
Admiration from both strangers and people he knows gives a Capricorn man a head rush.
So if he’s putting you on display because you make him look good, you know it’s because he’s into you.
7. He focuses on you
Women with Capricorn admirers say they catch these Capricorns staring at them.
And while this is true, it’s not really about a Capricorn staring longingly at you from the other side of a room.
The thing to pay attention to is how extremely focused on you he’ll be.
Like you’re the only one other person who matters.
When he talks to you, particularly one-on-one, you’ll feel like you’d better have the right things to say because he’s listening to every single word.
(Tip: Anna Kovach can guide you on the right (and wrong!) things to do and say around a Capricorn man in Capricorn Man Secrets.)
And yes, there will be intense eye contact.
8. His body language is relaxed and open
When a Capricorn guy likes you, you can see it in his body language.
As he’s focusing on you, it will come through in the way he sits close and leans in.
However, his posture will not be dominating.
He’ll appear attentive, but unassuming and casual. Like he’s just really comfortable around you.
This is a typical sign that a Capricorn man is getting mentally ready to make a move on you.
9. He’s determined to get you
The thing about a Capricorn man is, he’s not going to move mountains or mess up his schedule to see you just because he fancies you.
At the same time, you’ll have a keen sense of his determination.
He’ll be consistent, rather than overly persistent.
Keeping in consistent (but not particularly constant) communication with you, checking in from time to time and, of course, making time to spend together when he can.
As long as he’s still getting green lights from you, he’s got the stamina to keep pursuing you (on his schedule), however long it takes to win you in the end.
10. He teases you
Along with seeing a Capricorn man’s goofy side, get ready to be on the receiving end of some friendly teasing.
Capricorn men do this when they feel affection for you.
It can even seem platonic in a way, but don’t make that assumption.
It’s just a way for the Capricorn to get closer to you and establish a level of comfort.
You could also try a little affectionate teasing yourself with a smile and a wink to check if he reciprocates.
If he takes it as a chance to get friendlier with you, you have your answer.
11. He asks you out
What’s refreshing about Capricorn guys is that they don’t have a problem being straightforward.
They get what they want because they go for it, unapologetically.
Consider, though, that the Capricorn might not say, “Do you want to go out with me?”
He certainly may, but often instead of that, he gives you a very specific request to join him in some specific activity.
Usually at night, in a date-like setting, without necessarily calling it a date.
Rest assured, he wouldn’t do this if he hadn’t already planned it out in advance and sincerely wants to spend his coveted time with you.
Other Capricorn Man Questions
What do Capricorn guys find attractive?
Capricorn guys find women who are confident, independent and accomplished or successful in some tangible way incredibly attractive.
In a woman’s personality, they like strength and practicality mixed with sweetness and maternal energy.
Physically, they usually have a “type” that varies from Cap to Cap.
However, a common theme is dark features like black or brown hair and deeper or more tanned skin tones as well as striking eyes and exotic looks.
Read also: How to Attract Capricorn Man
How do you tell if a Capricorn man is attracted to you?
You can tell a Capricorn man is attracted to you through the way he is physically with you.
He’ll suddenly start to make physical contact with you, where he’s not a very touchy-feely guy in general.
Excuses to touch you will become more frequent.
He may even try to plant a kiss on you if he thinks you’re feeling him.
But before that, you’ll probably get a lot of long stares while he locks eyes with you and leans in.
How does a Capricorn man test a woman?
There are many ways in which a Capricorn man may test a woman to see if he wants to keep pursuing her.
And he’s a tough grader to boot.
If a Capricorn man is asking you back-to-back questions, he’s studying you.
If he’s backing away a little but not cutting ties, he’s likely watching to see how you handle it.
But many of his tests are so subtle and behind-the-scenes that you won’t be able to pinpoint when they’re happening.
You have to be aware of how he operates so you can be prepared, regardless of when they strike.
Read more about them in How Does a Capricorn Man Test a Woman?
How does a Capricorn man flirt?
If he likes you and he doesn’t want you to know yet, he’ll hide it. Which means he won’t flirt.
However, if he is flirting with you, don’t look to rack up compliments or see it written all over his face.
It’s more about the connection he’s attempting to make with you.
Asking you lots of questions and telling you about himself, particularly things that make him look good.
His body will be facing you with his shoulders, chest and torso all pointed toward you. And he’ll be keenly attentive to you.
Being off-the-wall silly and fooling around, too, are ways that some Capricorn men choose to flirt. It depends on the individual.
What does it mean when a Capricorn man stares at you?
It means he’s interested.
A Capricorn man who wants you will stare directly at you while you’re talking to him.
Full eye contact, to the point you’ll wonder if this man blinks.
If he’s barely acknowledging anything else around him but you, take it as a great sign that he likes you.
Signs a Capricorn man is not into you
If he’s not into you, a Capricorn man won’t really give you the time of day.
To him, his time is precious and reserved for activities that serve him.
Like getting ahead in life and expanding his career.
So if you’re not a potential mate in his eyes, there’s no reason for him to part with any of his time and energy.
That is, apart from the same amount of chit-chat he would enjoy running into anyone else.
Which, for a Capricorn, may be very little.
If you need to know how to get a particular Capricorn man to want you, we suggest checking out Relationship Astrologer Anna Kovach’s method in Capricorn Man Secrets.
It’s based on his psychology, so the techniques’ success is due to their power to influence the Capricorn without making him feel controlled or manipulated.