Flirting is an art so I have been told. For some people it comes naturally and for others it is like speaking Mandarin as if it is a foreign language!
My best friend says I am a flirt and that I should teach flirting! Really? I don’t consider that I am flirting expert and I am not conscious that I do it. I guess it does come naturally for me!
For dating, what is important about flirting? And why flirt?
Flirting is a way to initiate contact, show interest, and help someone feel its okay to open up. It’s a way to get a conversation going. It also shows playfulness which most people like in a mate. Who doesn’t like it when someone shows an interest in them?
Some people will respond positively and some will not since you may not be their cup of tea. So you need to not be attached to the outcome if you try this. Think of the motto, ‘Nothing ventured, nothing gained!”
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