Even if you’re not looking for a relationship, it can be dispiriting to feel that people don’t flirt with you. If you feel unflirted with, this article might help.
Are you sure you’re not flirted with?
Some people think true flirting is obvious, for example, “Wow, you’re gorgeous!”
In fact, flirting is usually more subtle. Here are some possible flirtations:
More often used by women:
More often used by men:
How to flirt successfully
Doing the above will improve your flirting and so will these:
Close the deal?
If you’re interested in going beyond flirting, there’s no need to be fancy. Just ask him or her out for a few days from then. That’s a sign of respect and lack of desperation. For example, “Hey, would you like to see a movie Saturday night?”
Of course, people don’t behave very predictably. So even if you do all of the above, you won’t bat 1.000 or anything close to it. But don’t let that stop you from flirting. Not only is it fun, at the risk of sounding like your parent, “You can survive rejection. And if you don’t try, you can’t succeed.”
Marty Nemko's bio is in Wikipedia.