Flirting with intent The signs

Flirting with intent is when someone's interested in being more than just friends and their behaviour changes to indicate the romantic motive behind their actions. This intention is hormone-fuelled, and being able to tell when this is happening is useful for either progressing a relationship or avoiding leading that person on. Establishing if someone wants more than friendship is useful when you're flirting with intent or are trying to determine whether someone else is flirting with intent with...

Reading and Reacting to Female Flirting Signals

Women have some extra flirting clues that are peculiar to the fairer sex. Look out for these in addition to the clues you've gleaned already. You may know the old saying 'a face can tell a thousand stories'. In the midst of a flirtation you can certainly tell a lot from a woman's facial expression, particularly by knowing how to read her eyes and mouth movements. Intense feelings cause the tear glands to secrete fluid, but they won't overflow and reduce her to tears unless she's feeling pain or...

Reading Male Flirting Signals

Research shows us that women have a range of 52 flirting signals to let men know they're interested men have approximately 10. Thankfully women are quite adept at spotting and deciphering these clues To see if a man's interest in you is more than just passing, look for the following preening clues when you're around a man Hair A guy either smooths or messes up his hair, depending on his hairstyle, to show you that he's trying to display himself at his very best. Smoothing When he flattens his...

Reading Body Language

Body language speaks louder than words you reveal all your thoughts, moods, and attitudes through it. You can also read the conscious and subconscious thoughts of the person you're flirting with by simply observing what they are or are not doing. I've heard so many people comment that somebody doesn't like them or is feeling defensive just because they've seen them cross their arms. Interpreting this gesture in these ways is a classic mistake one movement alone doesn't create a mood or...

Almost Ten Places where Unwanted Admirers may Strike

Putting space between yourself and colleagues Dealing with strangers Losing unwanted admirers rn Occasionally finding that your new best friend, colleague, or flirtation is actually very annoying can be disappointing. Worse still is when you find out they're actually pretty clingy and resistant to your polite efforts to let them down gently. Most people have both the ability to tell when a relationship -romantic, work, as friends, or otherwise - isn't quite working and the sense to know when...

Opening Lines for Speeddating

Speed-dating's great as you're all in the same boat. Everyone knows that everyone else is single and looking for lurve. The pressure's certainly on to find an opening line that works. You can play it straight or make a remark about the event itself. Here are some examples (Playing it straight.) 'Hi, I'm Elizabeth, pleased to meet you' followed by a friendly handshake. This works because standard conversation code is followed and everybody knows where they are and how to respond. (Chapter 8 has...

Making the Right Initial Choices A Flirting Checklist

Choosing to flirt with someone you find attractive, as opposed to someone who's available, is a very common mistake and one of the main reasons for rejection. Yet the person being rejected takes it personally, even when the object of their failed flirtation wasn't looking for someone to flirt with in the first place. You can minimise your chances of rejection at the early stages of a flirtation by working through the flirting checklist and making sure everyone's getting the right message. Mark...