How to Read Women's Body Language for Flirting

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Flirting is when two people subtly show their romantic or sexual interest in each other. Flirting may take place in many social scenes, such as clubs, bars, restaurants and meetings. For men, a large part of flirting is being able to read a woman's body language to see if she is interested or not. Learn how to read women's body language for flirting while on a date or other social scene.

Pay attention to a woman's physical contact while flirting. This is one of the most important aspects of a woman's flirting body language. If a girl touches you, whether playfully or for a practical purpose (such as brushing something off of your shirt), she may be expressing an interest in you.

Watch how women face you when they're talking or flirting. A woman that is interested will face you when in a conversation. If a woman leans forward slightly, she is more interested than if she leans back.

Observe how a woman uses her arms. Crossed arms are generally a negative body language sign while flirting with women.

Notice how women make eye contact while flirting. A sidelong glance or constant, steady eye contact while you're talking to her may mean she is interested in you. Eye contact expresses interest, alertness and attentiveness to what you're saying. If you're flirting with a girl and she looks down or away, it may mean she would rather not talk to you.

Be confident when flirting with women and reading their body language. Women's body language is not the sole, determining factor when flirting with a girl. Sometimes, women express body language that does not lie in sync with what they're really feeling. Be friendly and a true gentlemen while flirting with women to be the most successful at finding a date.

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Warning

  • Don't give too much weight to women's body language while flirting, as some women are not as expressive as others.