Open Posture Open Mind

Keeping an open body position is important to demonstrate a willingness to court since dating requires an open mind. Palms up, arms uncrossed and legs not crossed together represent a position of openness and acceptance. Having an open body is like having an open mind. Throughout an interaction your arms should be moving in synchrony with what you are saying. Your legs should be parallel or slightly apart, though generally one leg crossed over the other and bent at 90 degrees is acceptable as an open position. An open posture also means that you are looking around at other people or the person you are speaking with rather than looking downwards or away. An open posture also means that your clothing is loose and relaxed, meaning it's not buttoned completely to the top unless the environment warrants such a strict dress code. Removal of a jacket can also signify openness. With these signals you are demonstrating acceptance, and that you are a passive threat. The reverse means you are closed off and unwilling to be open with another person or their ideas, which makes for a poor partner. Closed body postures are often seen by women as a turn-off, although there are always exceptions to the rule.

When shaking hands, keep this in mind: the best handshakes last about five seconds, are firm (not hard), and are made with a dry palm. You might also add a smile part-way through the handshake. You can increase your smile toward the end and add a slight head tilt. When shaking hands, a slight forward tug, or an increase in the duration of the handshake can signal attraction. You can also increase mutual attraction by leaning forward as you shake hands.

Researchers have found that dominant people normally shake hands with the palm facing down. That is, they like to have the upper hand when it comes to the handshake. Since the handshake is a first impression, these connotations can lead to the belief that a person might have either a dominant or subordinate personality. This can be good or bad, and really depends on the woman you wish to attract. It's best to have your hand perfectly vertical when preparing to shake a woman's.

Because Mark's arms are open instead of crossed, he is able to use them to appear larger and also to perform random touches. In this case, his arm is in a position for Julie to initiate touching as well. Julie's focus is entirely on Mark, with eye contact and arms and legs uncrossed.

This is a very intimate handshake. In performing this handshake, Dave is pulling Scarlett into him slightly and Scarlett is cooperating nicely. She has an erect posture, her legs are open, and she even has her left hand reaching for her lap to steady herself so she can move into Dave even more. On a first introduction, things look good for Dave. If one is keen on the study of body language, they will also notice that she has puckered her lips, which is a signal that she may be interested in a kiss at some point throughout the night. Her eyes are also cast toward his face, and quite likely at his mouth, furthering the

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Dave is performing a really bad handshake which will set the tone for the next few minutes. His hand is loose and weak and his hand is turned over palm down. Normally palm down indicates superiority but in this case, since it is so loose, it does not.

This is a much better handshake. Both hands are vertical which indicates that each party is equal. Had Dave used either palm down (superiority) or palm up (inferiority) it wouldn't come across as nicely for a first impression. Handshakes are best at about 5 seconds long, firm (not hard), and with a dry palm. To increase the intimacy, Dave might make the handshake last a little longer than normal.

uncommon to come off as creepy to a woman with prolonged or random touching. Keep initial touches short, deliberate, and fleeting, and in association with conversation. One might touch, for example, to emphasis a point or to fix a visible tag or remove some lint from a shirt, and so forth. Finding excuses to touch can send a strong message of interest and begin to build attraction if done correctly and tactfully.

Mark has overshot Julie's boundaries by touching too soon. Touching, when unwelcome, is difficult to recover from, so it is best to allow the woman to indicate strong interest before initiating. Since her arms are crossed, they were more than likely crossed before Mark made his move. He should have known that touching her knee would only make matters worse. Since his advance, she has moved her head away in disgust. Mark would have been much better off to have moved to the same side of the table and made touching less forward and more incidental and perhaps only to emphasis a point.

Mark has overshot Julie's boundaries by touching too soon. Touching, when unwelcome, is difficult to recover from, so it is best to allow the woman to indicate strong interest before initiating. Since her arms are crossed, they were more than likely crossed before Mark made his move. He should have known that touching her knee would only make matters worse. Since his advance, she has moved her head away in disgust. Mark would have been much better off to have moved to the same side of the table and made touching less forward and more incidental and perhaps only to emphasis a point.

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