I've read stuff like on GAG
"First he looked up and then he smiled. Then he told me he thought I was attractive. What did he mean by that?"
"I was talking to a guy I like, he said he was going out of town for the holidays. What did he mean by that?"
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... most probably because in some cases we want to share the happiness of our moments with other people and sometimes this forum is the only place or preferred place. Asking people what does he mean, gives us an excuse to tell people about it and hear their opinions, just as we would tell our best friends in life. It is always nice to have someone to share our joy.
The other alternative is that for some reason we have been really poor at reading these signs before or we are lacking in confidence and hearing other people agree with us or assure us gives us the courage to take the next step.1