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17 Body Language Signs of Flirting ...

By Mishka

Everybody enjoys flirting, and though they may not quite like to own up to that fact, you can easily spot the biggest body language signs of flirting. I honestly do not know what the big deal is. After all, everything in nature flirts – birds, bees, bison, polar bears, and apes. Flirting is an exciting ol’ fashioned way to attract someone from the opposite sex. Besides, if it wasn’t for flirting, what would we do? Go up to each other and declare, “I really dig you and would like to get into bed with you?” Uh-uh! I prefer something subtler, less direct and whole lot of more fun! And the best part about flirting is you may not even need to say a word to communicate how you feel. Here are the top 17 body language signs of flirting. If you spot them, you know that the other person is very, very, very into you.

1 Eye Contact

Eye ContactIt all starts with the eyes, doesn’t it? When a guy is flirting with you, he is going to try and make eye contact with you more often than others. It’s his way of conveying that he’s interested in you. Also, when talking a friend or a colleague, he may keep throwing glances your way. That’s why eye contact is one of the biggest body language signs of flirting.

2 Attempts to Catch Your Attention

Attempts to Catch Your AttentionIt’s pretty simple psychology – you like someone and you want their attention focused on you. That’s why he’s gonna try pulling various stunts to catch your attention. He can do this by standing apart from the crowd, wearing nice-smelling cologne, or dressing up smartly for you.

3 The Alpha Male

The Alpha MaleAll guys hope to be the alpha male and if they aren’t they will pretend to act like one, probably under the impression that girls are fond of macho stuff. Whatever! Watch out for the alpha male behavior, such as putting down other guys in your presence, puffing out his chest, or a pronounced strut or swagger in his walk. That's definitely a body language sign of flirting!

4 Arched Eyebrows While Talking to You

Arched Eyebrows While Talking to YouArched eyebrows are one of the top body language signs of flirting. When he talks with you and you notice the slightly surprised expression on his face, he is not doubting your intelligence but actually enamored by everything you are saying.

5 Steps into Your Private Space

Steps into Your Private SpaceA guy who is interested in you is going to constantly test waters to see how far he can take things with you. So, he’s going to start by mirroring your body language and then he’ll lean forward to show he’s paying attention to every word you are saying, Eventually, he’s going to start touching – first “accidentally,” of course, and if you show no obvious signs of revulsion, then a little more meaningfully.

6 Talks to You “Differently”

Talks to You “Differently”When guys are interested in a woman, they use a “special” voice to talk to them. It’s slightly different from the ones they use with their friends or colleagues – more personal and intimate – and reserved exclusively for you!

7 Preening

PreeningGuys are pretty vain creatures, and one of the more obvious body language signs of flirting is the constant preening when around the girl they fancy. They will smooth their jeans and tee shirt, check their hairstyle, adjust the tie and take extra precaution to make sure everything about them is just right.

8 Body Facing Your Way

Body Facing Your WayWhen talking to girls they are interested in, guys will position their entire body to face you – head, knees, legs, and feet. In other words, it’s their way of conveying that they have eyes for no one but you.

9 The Head Tilt

The Head TiltHave you ever noticed that ever-so-subtle head tilt that guys do? Experts say that a guy will tilt his head towards yours when he likes you! Even if he’s a shy guy, if you notice that head tilt, it’s a pretty safe bet that he likes you and wants to get to know you better!

10 His Touch

His TouchWhen a guy is truly interested, he usually finds every excuse to touch you. Not in a sleazy way, but in a gentle way, such as touching your arm or brushing your hair away from your face. You might also notice that he leads your arm or hand while you’re walking and that’s his way of showing others that he’s with you!

11 Watch His Actions

Watch His ActionsIf you notice that the guy you like has started to get more animated when he talks or seems to be fidgety, it’s a good sign! It’s possible that he might be slightly nervous, but most times, men start to get fidgety when they’re around someone they like. Look for subtle cues like smoothing out his clothes, frequently touching his face or rubbing his stomach.

12 His Laugh

His LaughMost of us laugh or giggle when we see or hear something funny, but a guy who’s interested in someone will laugh much easier and will be more inclined to act silly around you. This is his way of trying to get you to notice him! Does he try to make you laugh or get you involved in conversations? He’s trying to grab and hold your attention!

13 He Stares at You

He Stares at YouNormally, the thought of someone staring at you might seem creepy or weird, but it also happens when a guy is falling for someone! If you catch him looking or staring at your several times, it’s a pretty good sign that he’s into you!

14 He’s Always around

He’s Always aroundWhen guys are interested in someone, they usually find every opportunity to be near them. So, if you find that you seem to keep running into a certain someone or a guy keeps popping up wherever you go, it could very well be that he’s trying to find opportunities to talk to you and be around you!

15 He’s Protective of You

He’s Protective of YouMost guys are gentlemen and are polite to ladies, but when a guy is interested, he’ll be protective of you. For example, he might help you navigate through a crowded room by holding your hand or walking in front of you to keep the crowd away. Things that might seem big brotherly might actually be his way of flirting!

16 He Keeps His Eyes on You

He Keeps His Eyes on YouA guy who likes a girl will keep his gaze on her even if there are others around. Do girls try to flirt with him but he keeps his eyes on you? Do his friends try to engage him in conversation but he can’t stop looking at you? These are all signs that he’s more interested in you than in talking to other girls or his friends!

17 He Gets a Little Jealous

He Gets a Little JealousJealously normally isn’t a good quality, but if you notice that a guy gets a little annoyed or jealous when other guys talk to you, he’s probably into you! Don’t get me wrong, jealousy can get out of hand and cause problems, but if he’s trying to gauge your reaction with other guys or gets annoyed when other guys talk to you, it could be that he likes you!

So, now you know what the body language signs of flirting are. Next time you meet a guy, you can watch out for all these signs in real life and see if there isn’t some truth in what I am saying. Admit it – it’s really flattering when a great looking guy gives you all the right signals that he wants to get to know you better. However, what do you do when the guy trying to catch your attention isn’t your type? What body language are you going to use to turn him away?

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