Being able to read body language is a powerful tool to have in your social toolbox. You don’t want to end up annoying them, creeping them out or otherwise fucking up meeting a potential new friend or partner.After all, meeting people can be pants-shittingly intimidating at times. At the same time, you can’t read their minds to gauge how they’re feeling about you.One person’s body language sign of interest is another person’s “I never know what to do with my hands.”Some people tuck their hands in their pockets. Similarly, someone who’s jittery or shifting their body weight around may be nervous, or they may have had three espressos and now they …when in reality, it’s just their “thing”.So before you try to parse what that hair flip or half-smile means, take time to observe them and get a feel for their baseline behavior.Body language of men: 10 Clear body language signs that a guy likes you How to understand body language? Or is he just being polite and passing the time of day?Guys can be hard to read sometimes, so read these ten clear signs that he may be giving you, because it’s all in the body language! He preens when you are around Have you noticed him, smoothing down his hair, adjusting his tie or brushing down his trouser, when he sees you?Smiling is, to a degree, a sign of attraction but it's also something you can put on. "The other thing we like to do is shut the distance between us. It's quite odd because it looks like you are pushing someone away but in fact you are drawing them towards you." Other indicators to look out for are stroking the rim of a glass, playing with a necklace, looking at you then looking away before she fixes her gaze back on you.I'd have thought those were symptoms of nervousness.
” You replay the whole interaction in your mind, analyzing it over and over again and looking for clues.
And cuing into these nonverbals can be a helpful way to decode what your date is really thinking. John Gottman’s famous “Love Lab,” the researcher was able to identify in just a few minutes whether or not a couple was headed for relationship trouble solely based on the way they interacted with one another, including body language.
Personally, I have found nonverbal cues to be be helpful in my work as a therapist and in my dating life.
Look for the even bigger smile, when he bumps into you unexpectedly, it shows that he is genuinely pleased to see you. Eye contact If he is attracted to you, then you might catch him frequently looking at you. He always faces in your direction If you find yourself in a group, and he is there too, then check out which way he is facing.
You probably know that eye contact during a conversation is a good sign, but so is him catching the odd secret glimpse of you, when he can. If he is interested in you, then he will be facing towards you, as much as he can, even when he is talking to someone else. The ‘accidental’ body contact A gentle touch on the arm here, the slight brush, as he passes by you, these are all good signs that he wants to be closer. The lingering look, when he leaves the room Does he always look at you, when he leaves the room?
I have just received a lesson in understanding body language from a behavioural psychologist and dating coach. A woman is capable of giving off approximately 50 different signals through body language, whereas the less complex gentleman is only able to muster around 10.