He will enjoy holding hands, giving hugs, and touching you during conversation.
In a culture that prioritizes sexual intimacy before emotional intimacy, forming real romantic attachments is a challenge for both men and women. As you can see, there are lots of hurdles one needs to jump before landing in a loving romantic relationship, known as dating.
And there are many perils and risks along the journey.
The bottom line is that if you have to wonder whether or not he likes you, then you should assume that he doesn’t.
If he is not reliably and consistently attentive, remember that you are a free agent, and keep your options open.
If he doesn’t want to risk losing you to someone else, he’ll make his interest clear.