9. Keep the conversation short, sexy and sweet. You want him to look forward to your next meeting. Find out if he's in a relationship. If he's available, tell him you need to leave but would love to see him again. If he hasn't asked for your number, think Mae West and say, "Here's my cell, call me sometime and we'll get together."
I once flirted with a guy at a bar who was waiting for his date to show up. I left him my card, and off handedly said, "If your date doesn't work out, give me a call." He called me the next morning and we went out that evening. He said he was impressed with my self-confidence and couldn't wait to see me again.
10. Give him a sweet goodbye. Get up and shake his hand, give him a quick hug or, if you're comfortable, a light kiss on the cheek. Tell him how happy you are to have met him and say good-bye.
The art of flirting is not just about batting your eyelashes and tossing your hair. It's a skill that lets a man of any age know you're confident and he won't be rejected if he asks you out. If you wait for the guy to approach you, it may never happen. Mae West knew the secret to being an expert flirt and now you do too. Go out and break some of those dating rules. In the words of Dolly Parton, (another woman who perfected the art of flirting), "I love to flirt and I never met a man I didn't like."