Posts tagged "flirting"

What You Really Look Like When You’re Flirting With Your Workplace Crush

Have you ever been on the receiving end of an awkward office crush? I haven’t, because, as it’s been explained to me repeatedly, I am way too scary to approach even if someone is interested (which is fortunate, because I’m at work to work and wouldn’t receive it kindly, which is what I assume, i…
By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / February 4, 2015

Sexting Just Got Easier With Very NSFW ‘Flirtmojis’

Now that they've finally decided to diversify emojis by adding people of different races and skin tones, genius app 'Flirtmoji' has also created emojis for horny people just like us! 'Flirtmoji' offers a variety of different emojis for the sexual texter, including relatively tame images of handcuffs, the gay pride flag, and a bed, to…
By: Katie Oldenburg / November 24, 2014

The Soapbox: Let’s Cockblock Julien Blanc & The Other PUA Creeps From Real Social Dynamics

Hey losers, I know you have copied my look with the carefully groomed hipster beard and the t-shirt and manufactured rips in my jeans, but you’re not me. You don’t have the balls to be me. You also don’t have what it takes to get as much pussy as I do, so I am going…
By: Pamela Stewart / November 10, 2014

Goats In Lust: They’re Just Like Us!

We’d all like to think we’ve evolved way past our animal antecedents, having transcended the baser survival instincts that propelled us from the primordial ooze to this moment. These very instincts have been variously invoked by relationship experts, who will one day have us believing that we’re not that different from our mammalian brethren and…
By: Lauren Gitlin / October 16, 2014

How To Flirt Without Being Predatory

Dudes the world over (I feel like until people stop saying “but I’m not like that!” I have to keep amending statements like this by saying OK GUYS #NOTALLMEN, WE GET IT, MOVING ON) claim that no, they’re not harassing women, they’re just flirting! Can’t they flirt? Is flirting illegal now? Why can’t we flirt…
By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / September 8, 2014

8 Signs You Fail At Flirting

Fair warning, I don't know how to flirt either. But I do know how to fail at it! To that end, here are eight definite signs that you don't know how to flirt. Employ none of these, and you will be on a better path to successful flirting. Learn from those who have come (and failed) before you.
By: YourTango.com / August 13, 2014

A Relatively Complete List Of Acceptable Catcalls

This morning, I was walking down the street when someone called to me from his car: "Hey, Big Butt!" This was meant to be a compliment of sorts. I don't mind people saying that my butt is big (I mean, it's sizeable, that's just a statement of fact), but what bothered me is the absolute…
By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / July 7, 2014

Study: That Guy You’re Into Has No Idea You’re Flirting With Him

It's pretty clear from any real-life dating experience or missed meet-cute that people aren't too great at picking up on flirtatious signals, but now science is able to prove it. The research, conducted by the University of Kansas consisted of two studies. The first study gathered 52 pairs of single, heterosexual college students who thought…
By: Claire Hannum / June 17, 2014

10 Math-Inspired Pickup Lines In Honor Of Pi Day!

Today is March 14th, Pi Day, and in honor of this nerdiest of holidays, we thought we'd help you infuse some math swagger into your flirting game. Because come on, what is sexier than math? Nothing. Nothing is sexier than math. Here are 10 pickup lines sure to charm your way into a hot date,…

Guy Talk: A Brief Explanation Of Why Men In Relationships Still Like To Flirt

"I don’t think you’d make a very good 'Bachelor,'" Jessie says to me, halfway through the second episode of the current season. ("The Bachelor" is appointment snuggle viewing in our marriage.) For some reason, it really bristles me. "What, you don’t think I could show a couple dozen ladies a good time?" I remember asking.
By: Kale Bogdanovs / February 18, 2014

Funny Girl Sex Guide: How Not To Woo Me On Valentine’s Day

I consider myself a romantic and love it when the person I'm crushing on, dating, or seriously involved with puts forth an effort to woo me. Seriously, nothing will make my panties drop faster than a guy giving me a bouquet of gorgeous peonies, my favorite flower. But that's about as traditionally romantic as my…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 13, 2014

14 Ways To Seduce A Farmer

The type of men women lust after seems to change every decade or so. In the '90s, we were drooling for the grungy, rocker dude a la Kurt Cobain. In the 2000's, we moved on to the clean cut, metrosexual man and the ironic hipster. When it comes to separating the wheat from the chaff,…
By: The Frisky / January 28, 2014

A How-To Guide To Using Emojis In Your Dating Life

Now that any online dating experience will eventually escalate to mobile messaging (whether What’s App, iMessage, or How About We’s app), it’s not enough to have mastered the English language. We live in an emoji world now. Originally added to iOS for Japanese teenagers, the diverse set of smileys is now used by people of…
By: Ella Riley Adams / August 24, 2013

Adolescent Boys Think Sexual Aggression Is Flirting, Apparently?

For a long time, eyebrow-arching and pearl-clutching over "hookup culture" has focused on young women: they will feel used by young men and come to believe they can only derive value in themselves from their sexuality. Such concerns have been roundly and fairly criticizing as portraying young women as victims lacking in agency, or worse,…
By: Jessica Wakeman / August 16, 2013

Oh Jim! Captain Kirk’s Guide To Women

"Star Trek"'s Captain James T. Kirk was my first crush. When I was five -- and clearly part of a super nerdy family -- my dad used to make up stories for me before bed. I was always an Ensign or a Yeoman on the Enterprise (with a sweet…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 26, 2013

A Practical Guide To Picking Guys Up At The Airport

I'm no longer a single traveler, but I was, OH I WAS, for most of my 20s. And not to big myself up or anything, but I did well at airports. You're probably asking yourself, What does she mean by well? I mean at least a dozen phone numbers/email addresses, three dates, two hookups (one in-air!),…
By: Ami Angelowicz / May 2, 2013

Master The Art Of “Flirtexting”

Texting? It's more than that. Sexting? Not exactly. Welcome to 'flirtexting' — the "sweet nothings" of the digital world. Emoticons. Acronyms. Hashtags. In order to keep up with our evolving digital culture, we've invented plenty of new ways to communicate — and the language of love is no different. Texting with your significant other is one of the…
By: YourTango.com / April 7, 2013

In Which We Catch Up With Katherine Chloe Cahoon, Musical Theater Savant & Flirting Expert

If you have been on this thing called The Internet for a few years, you might remember a lil' lady by the name of Katherine Chloe Cahoon. A few years ago, she published a book called The Single Girls' Guide To Meeting European Men. The inherent problems with that premise/milieu aside,…
By: Julie Gerstein / March 29, 2013

How To Pick Up A Guy When You’re In A Foreign Country And Barely Speak The Same Language

Traveling to another country is always exciting. This is especially true if you go alone. You’re out there yucking it up solo, living your life and maybe even doing things that you wouldn’t do back home. You are you, but the vacation version of you. And what does the vacation version of you do? Take…
By: Amanda Chatel / February 15, 2013

6 Things Men Do To Get Laid That Science Says Turn Women Off

As we mentioned in this article, attracting a woman can be so easy you don't even realize you're doing it. Of course, most of the methods are totally outside of your control and can only be done on accident. Unfortunately, it turns out there are just as many things you're doing to repel women, agai…
By: Cracked / November 8, 2012
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