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The art of flirting is a skill that takes time and practice to master. Women are known all over the world as innovators of subtlety, so it’s up to the man to remain keenly aware of every gesture, every word, and every glance she throws your way.

But while we’re not always the most attentive creatures on the face of the Earth, the lady who is interested has key indicators that should be noticeable to even the most Mr. Magoo-type man.

Here, we list the 15 most identifiable signs that a woman is flirting with you. This means when these behaviors are not exhibited, you can reasonable deduce she’s not interested.

Sexy Eye Contact

It all starts with the eyes, doesn’t it? If you notice her ogling you from head to toe, that’s a sure sign that she’s is digging your steelo. and woman turning to smile at each other in restaurant


The smile is one of the universal signs that you are feeling positive towards someone. Provided it is genuine, then the man should be able to deduce that his presence is appreciated.

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She Initiates Conversation

If a girl initiates the conversation, this is a major sign that she is into you. Typically, most women usually wait for the guy to come over to her, so this is a really good sign for the fellas if she has taken the first step.

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Playful Touches

Personal space is mostly about 18 inches, but if a woman gets into your area code, or even finds excuses to playfully touch you, you can always guarantee that she’s interested.

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Sexual Innuendos

Once the conversation starts going strong, and she begins to lob those R-rated jokes your way, it’s a healthy indicator that she wants to know how “with it” you really are. Couple on the sofa

She Steps Into Your Private Space

A woman who stays inside a “safe distance” from you is probably nervous, especially if she’s not particularly touchy-feely. But if she happens to do any lingering touches where she doesn’t quickly remove her hand, then realize she’s trying to get your vibe.


Twirls Hair

The unconscious habit of a woman playing with her hair means that she is curious or open to a man’s advances. Men normally keep watch if she begins wrapping her fingers around her hair, and know to keep the conversation flowing.

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Well-Placed Double Entendres

A man is able to pick up on a woman who is flirting with him especially if it involves subtle double meaning that holds an erotic undercurrent. Even an unremarkable phrase like, “You can look, but don’t touch,” can be alluring when said by a beautiful woman and a man will play tit-for-tat however she likes.


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She Laughs At Your Jokes

A big part of flirting involves humor and the reactions shared between two interested parties. A man is able to judge whether a woman’s just practicing her Uptown Citizens Brigade or if she’s really trying to bust up your funny bone. If you’re a woman who’s unable to have good comedic timing, don’t worry, a good guy will be able to offer the yuks up in full. young woman talking on cell phone at urban brick wall

Lively Banter

Women are great listeners and interject comments to keep the conversation lively. If she’s interested, a man will notice that she will expostulate endlessly about anything that you too find fascinating.


A Lack Of Inhibition

If you’re lucky to strike a great conversation with a woman and the chat is as if you’ve been friends for years, it’s because she’s comfortable with you. That comfortability is a genuine flirt maneuver that only works if both parties are game.

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Flared Nostrils

Similar to eyes in the manner that they are expressive, a woman’s nostrils when flared doesn’t mean she’s a raging bull who is angry. Instead, she’s interested in knowing the scent of your cologne, but doesn’t want to make it obvious. This is one of the most overlooked signs of body language that a keen man can only appreciate after being equally interested in a woman. being affectionate

She Caresses Erogenous Zones

When a woman intentionally breaks the contact barrier during any point of a conversation, it is a sure sign that she’s interested. Whether it is as obvious as touching your knee while making a point, or as slight as brushing her cheek against yours to tell you a secret — her touching such erogenous zones mean that is her way of showing you that she’s in-sync with you.

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Extra Primping

Whether a woman strokes your hair, tilts her hip, or licks her lips, it is all done with the intention of calling attention to her attractiveness.

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She Faces You

When a woman is focusing her energy or body towards yours, she is giving you the signal that she is open to your advances. A man should be receptive to how a woman positions her feet to acknowledge whether or not she wants to kick it with him.

What other flirting signs do you think men pick up on? Speak on it below!

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