You might recognize the signs you've been benched but admitting it is a difficult thing to do. You might spend a lot of time trying to justify their behavior or simply ignore it out right. But at the end of the day, it's better to know whether or not someone is interested in you than you keep trying to flirt with them to no avail. Your crush will get more and more annoyed while you embarrass yourself. If you want to know once and for all whether or not you're on the "bench", check out cosmopolitan.com's 10 signs you've been benched.