7 Subtle Ways Shy People Flirt (So Pay Attention!)

YourTango.com | February 9, 2016 - 11:00 am

It can be hard to tell.

Is he smiling at me or is that a grimace? Is she looking at me across the room or she looking at the clock above my head? Is he flirting with me?

It can feel like the shy guys in our lives have an emotional equivalent of a poker face. They reveal nothing. Or do they? Maybe the trick is to pay attention to the details to know whether that person is flirting with you.

If your bashful babe is doing a mixture of these things, then you’re probably the subject to some gentle flirting. In order to fully gain access to the elusive shy guy, I asked for some opinions from shy people. Let’s get into this.

1. They’re all about subtle gestures.

He’s not going to be standing outside of your window with a boombox blaring Peter Gabriel’s’ “In Your Eyes.” Subtlety is key here. Maybe giving you a smile from across the room. Trying to give you eye contact, but looking away.

Do you notice that your shy girl is bending over and showing you her ass a lot? Then she may be using it as a mating call for you to go and grab it. Just kidding — you shouldn’t grab anybody without consent….Read more at YourTango.