Why Would a Girl Sit On Your Lap (Body Language)

  • By: Phil Taylor
  • Time to read: 5 min.

When a girl sits on your lap, it may be confusing or even surprising. However, there are a few reasons why she would do this and they are mostly good. For example, a girl may sit on your lap if she is attracted to you or if she is comfortable around you. If a girl sits on your lap at a party, it may mean that she feels safe enough to be that close to you and that is a good thing if you are interested in her.

In the post, we will take a look at 8 of the top reasons why a girl would sit on your lap in the first place.

  1. She’s attracted to you.
  2. She’s bored.
  3. She’s trying to be funny.
  4. She wants something from you.
  5. She’s comfortable with you.
  6. She’s trying to get close to you.
  7. She’s lonely.
  8. She’s drunk.

She’s attracted to you.

Most people would agree that if a girl sits on your lap at a party or sits near you solitarily, she is attracted to you. However, context will play a big part in understanding whether she really likes you.

Questions you should ask yourself: Has she shown any other signs of attraction? Does she flirt with you? Have you noticed her looking at you, then looking away?

If you have noticed any of the above she could be attracted to you whatever the case maybe it’s a good sign she’s into you.

For more information, if she is attracted to you check out this post signs she likes you

She’s bored.

Sometimes girls err easily distracted and want something a little new to break the monotony. They could come over and sit on your lap for a quick way to get your attention and hold it on her. It’s a way of playing with you or someone else around. If she does this with other boys, it’s no big deal as it’s normal behavior. However, if she does this with just you, then you know there’s something more to it.

She’s trying to be funny.

If she knows you get embarrassed easily, sitting on your lap could be seen as funny to others because you will go red-faced or become uncomfortable with her on your lap. The thing to think about here is how she made you feel. Did she poke fun at you in front of others or was it just you and her? Two very different meanings.

She wants something from you.

Some girls may try to get close to you because they want something from you and they know you are attracted to them. If she sits on your lap and flirts with you and then asks for a favor or something, then you know this is the reason she is sitting on your lap. For example, if you are in a bar and she wants some extra cash, she may sit on your lap, get close to you, and then ask.

She’s comfortable with you.

When girls are really comfortable with you, they often get close and in your personal space. Sittining on your lap is just one way of letting you know she’s comfortable with you, whether it’s a friendship or more.

She’s trying to get close to you.

A girl may not want to wait for you to make a move or she could be saking her claim to you. Its a way of getting closer to you and showing everyone she likes you.

She’s lonely.

If a girl is feeling lonely, she may come over for a hug or cuddle, and sitting on your lap is a way to grab your attention to tell you how she feels.

She’s drunk.

If a girl is drunk and likes or is a good friend then she may try and sit on your lap. This shouldn’t be taken as a sign that she likes you romantically unless there are other indicators.

Why Does My Boyfriend Want Me To Sit On His Lap?

There are a few reasons why your boyfriend might want you to sit on his lap.

  • He enjoys the physical closeness.
  • He feels more comfortable talking to you when you’re close.
  • He finds it amusing.
  • He wants to be close to your body heat.
  • He enjoys the feeling of your body against his.
  • He’s trying to be playful or flirtatious.

Additionally, it may be a way for him to show his attraction to you or to try and move the relationship forward physically. If your guy is always trying to get you to sit on his lap, it could be a sign that he is looking for more intimacy in the relationship.

If you’re not ready for that, then it’s important to have a conversation with him about what you’re comfortable with. Sitting on someone’s lap can be innocent or it can be sexual, so it’s important to know what the meaning is before you do it.

What Does Sitting On A Guys Lap Mean?

Sitting on a guy’s lap can mean different things depending on the relationship between the guy and the girl. If they’re good friends, it may just be a friendly gesture or a way to show attraction. For people who may be interested in each other, seeing the person’s name on their phone essentially means “they’re thinking about me.” It also could signify a flirtatious gesture or a way to say “hello” or “I miss you.”

Either way, sitting on his lap usually creates some sort of physical contact which can be interpreted as flirtation unless both parties are good friends and there is no romantic interest.

Do Guys Like It When You Sit In Their Lap?

If a guy likes you romantically, he will probably enjoy it if you sit on his lap – if he doesn’t like you romantically, he may try to push you away.

Is Sitting On A Guys Lap Considered Flirting?

Sitting on a guy’s lap can be considered flirting unless you’re sitting on his lap in a romantic way or at a party. If you’re just sitting on his lap and think it’s flirtatious, then it probably is. But if you’re sitting on his lap and he’s not responding in a flirtatious way, then you might want to rethink your gesture.

What Is A Good Excuse For A Girl To Sit On A Guy’s Lap?

There is no one-size-fits-all answer to this question, as the best excuse for a girl to sit on a guy’s lap will vary depending on the situation. However, some good excuses for this

could be you need a seat, you want to tell him something, you want to play fight with him. In either case, sitting on a guy’s lap can be a way to advance your relationship – or simply to enjoy some cuddling!

Final Thoughts.

When it comes to why would a girl sits on your lap, there are many different meanings, but it simply boils down to the context and situation you find yourself in. We suggest you study body language in order to get a grasp of what is happening with her. Check out how to read body language here for more information on the topic. Until next time keep safe.