Flirting dating body language

10 May

When you eye someone at a bar or a café, do you go straight to her and tell her you like her and that you want to take her to bed?

Sadly, that’s not how attraction works and going upfront with your lustful intentions will surely end with a nasty rejection.

Long before you say “hi” your body is speaking volumes, but what words are you using?

Once you understand a little about what your body is telling others, you’ll also learn to listen to all those subtle signs that someone’s interested in you.

Millions have watched the now-famous TED talk by the social psychologist, Amy Cuddy.

In her talk, she discusses how you change both your own body chemistry and how others perceive you just by changing your body language.

Unfortunately, as many of you may have experienced, getting a yes can be challenging.When approaching a potential date, chatting, or making a date request, your behavior has to match the words coming out of your mouth. To be attractive and influential, your words and actions must be congruent. The importance of this match between verbal persuasion and nonverbal communication is supported by research from Fennis and Stel (2011).The authors were interested in figuring out what types of body language would increase the success of various compliance strategies.Knowing how to move, stand, and position yourself is vital to your success in attracting a partner, flirting with them, and successfully getting a date.In addition, the match between your nonverbal communication and verbal request may mean the difference between finding love – and dinner alone.