Skip to Content

28 of the Most Gentlemanly Responses When a Girl Calls You Sweet

28 of the Most Gentlemanly Responses When a Girl Calls You Sweet

As guys, it’s our duty to be gentlemen and show a lady the finer things in life. A gentleman must know what to say when a girl calls you sweet because that will happen a lot if you’re successful.

Figuring out what to say has to do with what caused a girl to call you sweet. Sometimes this is due to your kind actions and gestures.

Another time when a girl calls you sweet is when she wants to flirt with you and make you feel special. The situation or circumstance in which she says it will let you know what to say.

Check out these examples of what to say when a girl calls you sweet after you explore all the possible reasons why she said it:


Possible reasons why the girl called you sweet

Girls call guys sweet for quite a few reasons, some of which include:

01She has a crush on you
Not everyone has the confidence to come right out and say they have a crush on someone. Girls sometimes hide their feelings, and instead express them by dropping hints.
If it’s in person, in addition to calling you sweet, she may laugh hard at your jokes, touch you in a flirty way and give a lot of compliments.


01 couple boy girl walk park woman looking at the guy
Photo by andrey_l on shutterstock


02You do kind things that make her feel special
Good deeds should never go unrewarded, even if the reward is kind words. She may be calling you sweet to acknowledge what you’ve done and show that she’s grateful for you.


03She can count on you to be there
It is hard sometimes to find someone you can truly count on to be there through thick and thin. When we find these people, we tend to hold on close to them and let them know how much we appreciate their presence and advice.
She may call you sweet because she is grateful for your role as a friend.


04She thinks you have a great sense of humor
She may call you sweet because she enjoys spending time with you due to your great sense of humor. This can be flirty, but it can also be platonic, so it’s a bit hard to tell.


04 cute man woman making fun smiling

Photo by True Touch Lifestyle on shutterstock


05She only sees you as a friend
Girls sometimes keep guys close so they can be in the friend zone. It’s not that she doesn’t like you- in fact, she does.
She just likes having you around, and nothing further. In some cases, it can be sarcasm if you come on too strong.



What to say when a girl calls you sweet: 6 sweet responses when you did a kind thing for her

It’s customary to get a thank you when you do something sweet for someone. When you do a kind thing for her, for instance, treat her to dinner or give her a gift, she will call you sweet because she likes or appreciates it.
These are some examples of what to say when a girl calls you sweet for doing a kind thing for her:

01“That’s nothing. You deserve it.”
This is a humble response you can use when you do a kind thing for her. It says you aren’t expecting any fanfare and would do it again in a heartbeat.


handsome bearded gentleman helping young attractive
Photo by BearFotos on shutterstock


02“Anything for a girl like you.”
This is a flirty response you can use. It says you value her or see her as someone important in your life.


03“Mission accomplished. I can’t wait to show you how much you really mean to me.”
Use this when you were purposefully trying to do something special for her and it worked. It says you are willing to go the extra mile if it means making her smile.


04“If you love this, wait until you see what else I have in store for you.”
This is good to use when you already know the girl likes you, and you want to let her know that she should expect these types of things if you’re together.


dating young couple tasting coffee drinks

Photo by Prostock-studio on shutterstock


05“I’m glad you had a good time. Maybe we could do this again sometime?”
Say this after a date when you want feedback. It’s as good a time as any.


06“You’re welcome. You can expect more of this if we ever make it official.”
This is good to use when you want to let her know you really like her, and you’ll make every day special for her if you were in a serious relationship.



What to say when a girl calls you sweet: 6 sweet responses when you made her laugh

Girls love guys who can make them laugh, but this can either be a flirty thing or a friend zone thing. You must carefully analyze the situation before you select a response.
You don’t want to come off as overbearing, but at the same time, someone has to make a move. If you think she’s being flirty, then test the waters.
If you’re not sure, choose a safe response. Here’s what to say when a girl calls you sweet for making her laugh:

07“Oh no, is this the friend zone?”
Use this when you like her romantically, but you’re worried she doesn’t feel the same way.


handsome man making friend zone sign
Photo by Carlos Banyuls on shutterstock


08“Haha, you’re just saying that.”
This is good to use when you’re not sure if she likes you. Her response should make things clearer.


09“If I could hear your cute laugh for the rest of my life, I’d be a very happy man.”
Use this response when you suspect she likes you. It says you want to be more than a friend.


This is a funny response you can use to make her laugh even more. You’re pretending you’re some type of entertainer like a stand-up comedian.


beautiful couple talking sitting on couch blue long sleeves

Photo by Prostock-studio on shutterstock


11“This isn’t even my final form.”
This is just a funny way to say you’re even funnier and can make her laugh even more if you get a chance to really be in her life.


12“The sound of your laugh is my favorite sound in the world.”
This says you love her laugh, but in a flirty way. It says you’ll always be down to make her laugh so you can hear it.


handsome young man smiles hard girl

Photo by a35mmporhora on shutterstock


6 sweet responses for when you were being a good listener to her and were there for her when she was not happy

Girls love having someone who actually listens to them, especially when going through a tough time. If you’re that guy for her, it means she trusts you, whether as a best friend or someone she can potentially be with.
She’s already going through enough, so you don’t want to make it awkward with a response that suggests you want more. For now, play it cool, and just be there for her.
This is what to say when a girl calls you sweet for being a good listener:

13“I just wanted to make sure you were okay and felt heard.”
This is a good way to respond when you don’t want to make her feel like you’re taking advantage of her vulnerable state.


14“I’ll always be a shoulder for you to lean on whenever you need me, whether it’s 3 pm or 3 am.”
This is a good way to say you’ll always be there to support her whenever she needs someone to be there for her.


panoramic view over berlin evening day

Photo by AR Pictures on shutterstock


15“You can always count on me to cater to your emotions. I know what it feels like to need someone.”
Say this when you can relate to whatever she’s going through. You can serve as an example of overcoming that hardship and guide her to a place of happiness.


16“We all go through tough times. You’re stronger than you know. I’m just happy I can help.”
Use this when you want to remind her of her strength so that whatever she is experiencing does not break her spirit.


17“If I could go back in time and change it, I would.”
This is good to use when you want her to know you really care and wish you could help with an irreversible or unfixable situation.


time 3d illustration

Photo by andrey_l on shutterstock


18“Everyone needs someone, and if you need me, I’ll be there.”
Use this when she doesn’t really want to talk or go into details about what she’s feeling. It lets her know you’ll be there regardless.


5 flirty responses when you don’t know the reasons why she calls you sweet

Girls can be so complicated sometimes. One minute they’re hot, the next they’re cold.
You need to work with her moods and feelings, so when she’s acting flirty, follow her lead. This is your big chance!
Here’s what to say when a girl calls you sweet and is flirty:

19“Nah, that’s you.”
This is one way to let her know you think she’s sweet, whether it’s about her personality, appearance or through her actions.



20“You’ve very sweet yourself.”
It is good to say this when you want her to know you think very highly of her.


21“You must be looking at a mirror.”
This flirty response says you think she is sweet as well.


beautiful young girl clean fresh skin
Photo by F8 studio on shutterstock


22“I’m just glad hanging out with you rubbed off on me.”
This response says her sweetness rubbed off on you. In other words, you’re returning the compliment.


23“Are you flirting with me, miss?”
Use this when you know for sure she is flirting. This will lead to even more flirting.


man flirting on a pretty woman sitting on a motorcycle smiling

Photo by sirtravelalot on Shutterstock


What to say when a girl calls you sweet: 5 polite responses when you don’t know the reasons why she said so

Figuring out girls can feel like rocket science. Sometimes you will be left in the dark about what to do or say, even when she calls you sweet.
The best option is to continue being a gentleman by being polite. This is what to say when a girl calls you sweet, but you don’t know why

24“Thanks! I don’t get that a lot haha.”
This is a funny, light-hearted way to say thanks for the compliment, even if you do get it a lot. It makes you look like you’re playing it cool.


beautiful young confident girl flirting shy

Photo by Nestor Rizhniak on shutterstock


25“I try to be!”
It is good to say this when she calls you sweet because it shows that you try to be a good person to everyone.


26“If anyone in this world deserves sweetness, it would be you!”
This response says you think she is a good person and deserves good things, including kind and sweet interactions.


27“In a good way and not a diabetes way, right?”
This is a funny response you can use to gauge her feelings. It’s asking if she’s saying that because she likes you, or to get you to stop flirting with her.


doctor checking blood sugar level glucometer

Photo by Proxima Studio on shutterstock


28“You’re even sweeter!”
This is good to say to let her know what you think of her. It says you think she’s the sweetest person you know.



Girls will call a guy sweet in different situations. Your response can make or break your relationship with her.
When she only sees you as a friend, make sure what you say shows that you understand this. When she’s flirting, take your chance when you get it.
All the best!