explain to me this... mojo.
January 23, 2009 9:55 AM Subscribe
Please explain the basic principles of flirting to me as if I were an alien who had recently landed on Earth trying to describe the phenomenon for my anthropological records or something.
posted by anonymous to Human Relations (27 answers total) 34 users marked this as a favorite
Because advice that seems to make sense to everyone else on such matters is completely lost on me (e.g. "be confident" -- but how?).
I'm a 24-year-old straight male, living in new york city, I'm successful, bright, reasonably attractive, and I have scads of friends, but my romantic history is laughably abbreviated.
I don't know how to read non-verbal communication, I don't know what to say (or, indeed, what not to say) to a girl to indicate I'm interested, nor how to steer a conversation towards a situation that might lead to make-outs. Or at least a phone number.
It is impossible to dumb down your explanation too much. Really.