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Flirting is the art of seeming to offer or be interested in some
form of sexual activity. It can be practiced by either gender, but
generally only women are referred to as 'flirts'.
Nika Ferlinghetti's Guide to Flirting
begins by gaining the attention of your intended target. The key here
is to gain the attention without seeming to try to do so. This is
often accomplished non-verbally. Perhaps you allow a stilettoed heel
to dangle from your foot, and sway gently back and forth to the music
in the room. Or, your tongue my darts over your lips, leaving them
glistening. Women, it would seem have more tools at their disposal for
non-verbally flirting. Even the act of applying lipstick can be
flirting if done overtly in a public place.
Eye contact is
essential at this stage. There needs to be enough to lure the target,
but not enough to appear to need their attention.
moves to the verbal stage. This must be done with great delicacy.
Overt sexual references or even innuendo are verboten. And when your
target is at close range, the non-verbal cues are even more important.
Running a manicured finger around the rim of a cocktail glass maybe
sufficient to hold their attention.
Now, it is key, to also
maintain a distance in this exchange. Flirting is not a sexual come
on. It is the hint of one. And if your target takes too eagerly to
the bait, then they must be set back with a dismissive comment or even
better a laugh and look around the room to see what other opportunities