If he is there for you, if he is considerate of you, if he goes out of his way for you, if he opens up to you, he loves you. Look, I don’t think I’m making any radical claims by saying men are the less communicative of the two genders. I know it can sometimes feel like he’s intentionally trying to make your life more difficult, and while he may be driving you nuts, deep down all he really wants is to provide for you and give you what you need. Men aren’t women (sorry to throw another shocker at you there! They aren’t able to intuit the nuances and decipher the clues.
The trick is to do it in a way that’s encouraging, not one that’s threatening, demanding, or nagging.
When he does something you like and appreciate, acknowledge it and reward him for it.
In the beginning, it’s all new and fresh and if he’s really into you he will be thinking about you a lot and will feel the urge to text you frequently.
After some time has passed and the relationship is a bit more established, this urge isn’t as pressing and it begins to feel like work.
For instance, let’s say a woman is in a truly amazing relationship and the only problem is her man has yet to say those three not-so-little words.