13 Obvious Signs of Flirting
Believe it or not, we are all flirts! Observe yourself the next time you meet someone who is attractive and you will know that your behavior changes instantly. So when you see that sparkle in a cute guy’s eyes or the pretty girl giggling away, it is guaranteed that both of them are flirting.
Although all of us have our own style of flirting (some people even practice their styles to make it more polished), there are a few basic flirting signs that are universally prevalent. Go ahead and find out what are some of the obvious signs of flirting between two individuals; and of course use them the next time you meet someone you like!
- Smile and giggle
The most obvious of all the flirting signs is when the girl giggles and the guy smiles! The girl will laugh at all your jokes, while the guy just cannot wipe that smile off his face when you are around. So when you experience this, you know you’ve received a green signal to ask him/her out on a date. [ Read: 13 Little Ways to Make Your Guy Feel Special ]
- Undivided attention
Whether it is a phone call or a text message, you will find that he does not entertain any of this when you are with him/her. He/she will always give you top priority when you are around. Similarly, when you get the whole and soul of their attention, you know that they are into you!
- Date plans
When all your conversations are steered to plans for a dinner or a movie, you know he is flirting with you; or if he asks you about your hobbies and makes plans to join your tennis game, you’ll automatically know he is interested in spending time with you. So the fact that he does not miss an opportunity to make plans with you, it is obvious he is flirting with you. [ Read: 13 Best Ideas For A Dinner Date! ]
- Personal touch
While talking if there is a lot of touch – brushing your arm, touching your knee or resting a hand on your shoulder, then you know the opposite person is attracted to you. It is human tendency to touch a person when you like him/her.
- Leaning over while talking
Does he find excuses to come close to you while being tall or does she whisper in your ear? Well, if this happens often, be rest assured that he is interested in you. Since he in attracted to you, he cannot keep himself from coming close and getting comfortable with you. [ Read: 10 Valuable Lessons You Will Learn From Failed Relationships ]
- Spelling out the single tag
He will make it very clear that he is not dating anybody neither he is in hibernation, but, is very much available! Similarly, if she says that she has no plans over the weekend, or he says he is single, take the opportunity and flirt back, because it’s sure that the person is flirting with you!
- Pushes away all distractions
You will notice that she wants you be alone with you all the time. So when someone else joins in the conversations, she will just say cut them, obviously in order to push them away. So it is obvious that she is interested in you, because the sign of pushing everyone else out is in itself an important flirting cue. [ Read: Learning Lessons And Applying Them To Your Relationships ]
- Always excited and energised
The minute you enter the room her eyes light up and she is energised instantly; or when you bump into him in the mall, his eyes pop up and you can feel the excitement levels rise! This is because, you are not just anybody, but someone special and that feeling is expressed through his/her body language.
- Compliments over compliments
He is not just being a friend when he is complimenting your hair or your smile or your eyes at every given opportunity! Even as you speak, you get cheesy responses like, “aww…” or “oh my God! That is so cute!” she is most certainly interested in you. [ Read: 12 Things Guys Like in a Girl besides Her Appearance ]
- Checking you out
Do you notice him looking at you from top to bottom or catch her looking at your physique when you meet him/her? You will not only see him/her checking you out, but also have an expression of pure admiration and love!
- Talking with the eyes
Eye contact is the first sign of flirting – when you catch him looking at you and holding an eye contact for a long time, you can expect him to approach you soon enough. Also, if you are a good observer, you will see her eyes twinkle every time you are around – they speaking to you, telling you that she likes you! [ Read: 13 Inspirational Quotes On Life That Changed Me ]
- Showing off your funny side
A common tendency among men is to crack jokes and make the woman laugh. He will definitely show off his witty side in your presence to impress you. When you notice a guy trying to make you laugh and you giggle at those jokes, you should know that you two are flirting with each other.
- Addressing you are “We”
Since he likes you already, his mind automatically starts addressing both of you as “we.” You will hear statements like, “we should go together,” or “we think alike,” or “we work so well together.” When this becomes a pattern, take the hint and move on if you too are interested in that person. [ Read: Reasons Why Young Girls Like Dating Mature Men ]
But remember to keep your eyes and ears open, because there is a thin line between over friendliness and flirting. Saying that, it is not difficult to identify when a guy or girl is interested in you, because actions speak louder than the words, so follow your instincts and enjoy the flirting!