We all probably have our fair share of embarrassing moments in love and relationships. You might have tried a few things on your crush and a bunch of them have probably backfired of you.
You may have tried approaching someone you liked only to find out that they don’t really have any romantic interest in you after all. Don’t worry. You aren’t the first one who has had a few embarrassing attempts at sparking a romance with someone and you certainly aren’t going to be the last.
Everyone has at least one embarrassing crush story from their childhood. Whether it was a tale of striking up a conversation and striking out or a cute love story to accompany their first romance, everyone has been there. You have probably been taught by your friends about what you need to do to find success in love.
You have probably read a few dating articles highlighting the many tips and tricks involved in winning someone’s heart. But at the end of the day, it’s always hard to tell what’s going to work and what won’t. It’s difficult to know what advice you should follow and what you shouldn’t.
Well, if you’re genuinely curious about the matter, then this is the article for you. Here are a few tried, tested, and trusted ways to actually flirt with someone.
1. Confidence is the key.
Stay confident. You always want to believe in yourself and your worth. The more you believe in yourself, then the easier it will be for you to convince others that you are someone who is worth paying attention to.
2. Stay aware of what your good attributes are and capitalize on them.
You always want to make sure that you let your strengths shine. You want to make sure that you are putting the best aspects of your personality forward. Know who you really are and capitalize on that.
3. Play a little hard to get.
It’s true when they say that you should be playing hard to get to a certain extent. You never want them to feel like you’re easy. You want them to actually work hard for you. You want them to feel like you are a wanted commodity.
4. Have a really good sense of humor.
You should have a really good sense of humor if you really want to be attractive to the people that you are interested in. There is no person on earth who wouldn’t be attracted to someone who is funny. Everyone loves to laugh and be happy after all.
5. Don’t be afraid of making the first move.
Don’t be afraid of taking initiative in the relationship. Don’t be afraid of making the first move. It doesn’t matter if you’re the boy or girl. You shouldn’t be afraid of taking charge and actually making the first move if you’re genuinely interested in them.
6. Understand the fundamentals of texting.
There’s no denying the importance of texting in modern dating and relationships. You shouldn’t be afraid of making use of texting as a way to flirt and communicate with your partner. But also, it’s important that you know your limits and boundaries. They might be busy and you don’t want to be imposing yourself on them.
7. Be mature at all times.
Always stay mature in your approach to flirting with someone. You don’t want to be taking the immature route by employing high school tactics. For instance, it’s a bad idea for you to be making them feel jealous on purpose.
8. Get close to their circle of friends.
It’s always going to help whenever you are able to win the favor of they’re friends and family. If you are able to leave a good impression on them, then they’re going to be on your side. They’re going to help talk you up. They’re going to help your case a lot if they like you.
9. Let your passion shine through.
Passion is always going to be attractive. Passion is something that you should never be afraid of hiding. If you’re passionate about something, then you need to let that shine through. Don’t be afraid of really going into your passions in life because you will really light up when you do.
10. Maintain eye contact and openness.
Whenever you are conversing with them, you always want to maintain eye contact. You never want them to think like you are uncomfortable or insincere with them. Establishing eye contact will make them feel more confident in trusting you.
11. Don’t act like you’re too busy.
Don’t act like you are too busy for that person. You might tell them that you can’t meet them just to make them feel like you have a busy life. But if you’re being inauthentic about it, they’re going to be able to tell.