How to Enjoy the "Art of Flirting"

Question... When was the last time someone flirted with you? How did it make you feel? Good... Right? Flirting can be one of the most enjoyable things you can do to meet interesting new people.

Flirting is fun, but for some people is can be a terrifying experience. It makes some people nervous and uncomfortable when someone is flirting with them. They start to worry and try to find ways to avoid the situation.

So, to help you overcome any hesitation you may feel about flirting; either doing the flirting or being on the receiving end of this delightful activity. I want to share a few tips with you, which hopefully, make it easier for you to enjoy an exciting new world of playful possibilities.


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    Relax and smile. Do this by taking a deep breath and remembering something that makes you happy. It will literally change the "feel" of the energy around you. Plus, it helps you feel and look more confident while helping you feel more open to meeting new people. So, go with the flow, you never know who you may meet someone and develop a new relationship or business contact.
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    Make eye contact. This simple courtesy can make a huge difference in the quality of conversation you have with someone. It lets the person you are talking to know you are interested in what they are saying. This can be very flattering and makes you memorable.
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    Learn how to make small talk. This is the biggest challenge for most people. They are not sure what to say after the initial name, rank, and serial number conversation starters. i.e. What do you do? How do you like... (the event) To make this easier, give step # 4 your full attention.
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    Listen carefully to the response to your question(s). This little tip can help to keep the conversation going. Plus, It makes the person doing the talking feel important. Be sure to keep the questions simple and on neutral subjects. (i.e. favorite hobbies, family, any place interesting they may have traveled. etc.)
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    Use their name in the conversation. A surprisingly simple, but often, neglected tip. Using someone's name shows them that they have made a good impression on you. And by utilizing this basic tip, you become even more likable and unforgettable as well.
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    So, there it is a few short and sweet tips to move you safely along the path of flirtation. Flirting really is a simple way to get someone's attention then... by exhibiting confidence and basic human courtesy. It can keep the conversation going. And happily and successfully, you can part company having made a new friend or at least having made a potentially boring situation more enjoyable.
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    Just remember, it is meant to be a fun experience. Enjoy and have a lovely time.

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