If a Leo man has caught your eye, you likely want to know how to attract him. He is a unique man, so you have to know what to do to appeal to him if you want to develop a meaningful relationship. The outcome of your relationship with a Leo man depends greatly on how you treat him.
Characteristics of the Leo Man
Your Leo man is a fire sign. The sun, the center of the universe, rules him. The symbol for people born under the Leo star sign is the Lion. So, Leos have characteristics of the Lion and they see themselves as a superior being. They think very highly of themselves.
Leo men are very confident. They do not need anyone to tell them how incredible they are, but they do enjoy receiving praise. Their confidence is apparent on the surface. However, if you get to know one of these men, you might see that underneath he questions himself.
He has some fears, but he will not let most people know about them. He is an alpha male just like the lion who symbolizes the sign. However, he is kind of like the cowardly lion from The Wizard of Oz.
People are often drawn to Leos. They command attention when they walk in the room. They are usually very energetic and they are the life of the party. When you go somewhere with a Leo man you can expect men and women to surround him, and he thrives on the attention.
Adventure is a necessity for Leo males. They love to try new things. Remember, they are not afraid of anything. So, they enjoy:
- Water sports
- Visiting vertigo-inducing vantage points
- Sky diving
If you challenge a Leo man, they will almost always rise to the occasion. Even if something scares them, they thrive on the adrenaline.
Leo men are very attractive. They always look their best. You can expect your Leo love interest to dress to impress, wear the best clothing, and always smell great. He is all about being the best in every aspect of his life, especially his appearance.
Loyalty is extremely important to Leos and they are generally loyal, too. However, there are some situations when they might stray. Even if they do, they expect the person they are with to be theirs exclusively. It is important to know that most of the time in a relationship, a Leo man will be loyal, but he might flirt because it feeds his enormous ego.
Being egotistical is in a Leos nature. They are not only confident, they think very highly of themselves. If you have a Leo man in your life, you will notice that he talks about himself and how fantastic he is frequently.
Leo men are extremely stubborn. Everything has to be their idea. You can never tell him what to do because he will almost always resist just to prove he is the boss.
Things You Should Do to Attract a Leo Man
There are some things you should do if you want to attract a Leo man. Starting things off on the right foot will help you get the long term results you want because Leo men are very particular about the partners they choose.
Show Him He Can Trust You
You need to show a Leo man that you are trustworthy. If he even thinks you may lie or cheat on him, he will not only confront you, but he is unlikely to give you his heart to you. He does not need anyone in his life who he does not have complete faith in.
Tell Him You Think He is Great
Leo men need to hear you think they are wonderful. He will choose someone who frequently tells him he is the best. That is because he thinks highly of himself. However, he likes being reassured of this by others, too.
Meet His Friends and Family
If a Leo man invites you to meet his family or friends it is because he thinks very highly of you. He wants to show you off and see what they think of you. So, if you have the opportunity, you should jump at it.
Take Care of Yourself Physically
Leo men are very into the image their partner portrays. He will want you to look your best all the time, so you make him look good. You will notice that Leo men typically surround themselves with attractive people.
Confidence is very important to Leo men. You should always be sure of yourself. Even if you are insecure, do not talk to him about your insecurities. It will annoy him. He does not like to be around people who need constant reassurance.
Speak Highly of Others
Speaking highly of others shows that you are secure with yourself. So, if you want to attract a Leo man, you should make it a habit to look for the best in others. He pays attention to everything. Then, he analyzes it. So, if you are constantly talking bad about other people he will notice.
Furthermore, if you ever talk badly about anyone he cares about, he will consider it a personal attack. Everything in his life is the best. So, he will become bitter toward you if you talk badly about his friends or family members.
Tell Him How You Feel About Him
If you care about a Leo man, tell him. Leos like to know how people feel about them. It strokes their ego, and it makes him more confident.
Give Him Space
It is important to give a Leo man space to enjoy time with his friends and do things he enjoys alone. He is a trustworthy person, so you do not have to worry about him being unfaithful if you are in a relationship.
If a potential partner is too overbearing he might see it as insecurity. He does not respect insecure people. He also dislikes it when people are needy. If you are with a Leo man, he will expect you to have your own life and let him do the same. In his eyes, a partner is meant to complement him, but not be his entire world.
Your Leo man will want you to be affectionate towards him. When he is telling you a story, reach over to him and put your hand on his arm. Kiss him often and hug him. He does not like cold women.
Furthermore, if he is into you, he will want you to show others. So, if you are in public, do not be afraid to put your leg over his or get close to him and expect him to do the same to you. It is a clear sign to other men that he is the leading man in your life.
Let Him Lead the Relationship
Let your Leo love interest lead the relationship. He always wants to be in charge, and you can’t force him to do anything anyway. While it is important to tell him how you feel, he needs to be able to chase you like a Lion seeks his prey.
So, allow him to ask you out and be the first one to ask where the relationship stands. If you try to corner him or give him ultimatums, he will run.
You should be willing to accompany your Leo man on his adventurous excursions. He likes to try new things and he will look for a partner. If you are not willing to go places with him, he will find someone who is. His magnetic personality draws plenty of people to him, so he will be able to find someone who will go if you won’t.
Enjoy Social Settings
Leo men like to be around other people. It gives them the ability to show off to others. He will want the mate he chooses to be by his side and be just as skilled at entertaining others as he is. So, make sure you enjoy social gatherings because he will want to go out often.
Give Him Plenty to Brag About
Your Leo love interest loves to brag about everything in his life. So, make sure you have plenty going on in your life that he can share with others. If you do, he will gladly talk about you to all of his friends. It makes him look better to have a partner in his life who has notable achievements.
Here are some things he will love to tell other people about:
- Your achievements at work
- Nice things you do for him
- Gifts you give him
- Places you have been
- Charity work you do
- Projects you lead
If he likes you, he will look for ways to brag about you. However, if you already have a list of accomplishments, it helps. Also, make sure to let him do the bragging. He will not want you to upstage him.
Things You Should Not Do If You Want to Attract a Leo Man
The things you do are important if you want to attract a Leo man. However, there are things you should not do, too. If you do certain things it will surely turn him off and it can determine whether he sees you as a long term partner or a fling.
Do Not Make Him Jealous
Some men seem to chase people who make them jealous. That is not true when it comes to Leo men. They are naturally envious. So, you do not want to increase the jealousy they feel over you.
While it might be flattering to you, it will drive him crazy. He likes to be the center of the universe. So, he will choose a mate that makes him feel that way. Furthermore, it might make him believe you are a cheater if you talk to other men or flaunt them in front of him.
Do Not Cheat on Him
If you cheat on a Leo man, expect an explosive fight. After, he will cut you loose. No matter how hard you try to regain his trust, things will never be the same. Plus, he is highly unlikely to even give you another chance. If he does, you will pay for your mistake throughout your relationship.
Cheating breaks his trust and it affects his enormous ego. You have him, in his eyes, there is no way you would want to be with anyone else.
Do Not Make Him Look Bad
Leos love to tell stories about their accomplishments, places they have been, and even things they know a lot about. They even enjoy bragging about places they have been, things they have, and people in their life.
If you correct him while he is telling one of his stories, he will embarrass him and make him angry. So, never interrupt one of his stories by correcting him. If he embellishes, just let him. It is part of who he is to tell tall-tales.
Never Try to Change Him
If you try to change a Leo man, he will only become angry. If there is something you do not like, you can try talking to him about it but there is no guarantee it will go well. Instead, it is always best to make him think a change is his idea.
Do Not Lie to Him
Leo men build their life around trust. If you lie to him, he will become very angry. He feels disrespected when people do not tell him the truth. A Leo man can get the truth out of you, either by tricking you into telling him or by force. So, it is always best, to be honest with him.
Even if it is not easy, he will respect you more for your honesty, and it will help to draw him closer to you. It makes you look strong in his eyes. Plus, he will only commit if he knows you are completely trustworthy.
Final Thoughts on How to Attract a Leo Man
Attracting a Leo man is fairly straightforward if you follow these guidelines. He likes to be in a relationship. While he does have a big ego, he likes to have security in his life, and a healthy partnership makes him happy.