Revealed: The Worst Things Men Have Said When Trying To 'Flirt' With Women

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 17.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A Reddit thread asking about the worst attempts men have made to woo women has been inundated with responses. The thread just goes to show that some p...

How To Tell Someone Is Flirting With You (And Not Just Being Nice), According To Reddit

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 26.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Flirting can be baffling territory if you’re not a master of decoding body language. Misjudge so much as a smile or remark and it can go one of two ...

These Are The Signs Someone's Into You, According To The Internet

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 12.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle

To help you in your quest for romance, Redditors have shared the key signs that someone fancies you. From laughing at your godawful jokes to leaving s...

These Are The Signs Someone Fancies You

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 06.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Do you know someone who laughs at all your bad jokes, makes excuses to see you and drunk texts you every Friday night? According to the good people of...

Uber Bans Passengers From Flirting With Each Other In Updated Guidelines

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 09.12.2016 | UK Tech

It’s the beginning of a modern love story: sharing a drunk Uber pool on a Saturday night and chatting with your fellow passengers. But now the ride...

When a Stranger Rejects You

Jean Smith | Posted 18.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Jean Smith

Why does rejection from a stranger hurt so much? Even the mere idea of a stranger's rejection is enough to put off the most brazen of us.

You Want an Easy Life? - Start Flirting

Katy Horwood | Posted 05.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Katy Horwood

I flirt to get a seat on a busy train or to avoid a three deep queue at a bar, I use flirting as a way of connecting with people and yes, with my boss - because I can, it's fun, and seeing how easily men are manipulated by a double entendre about boobs never fails to amuse me.

Trying to Impress Women on a Team-Building Day

Chris Rooney | Posted 12.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Chris Rooney

It was an unseasonably cold morning on the riverside. My colleagues were huddled in a tight formation, shuffling against the breeze. I had asked them to come in 'work clothes' but for office workers this had little meaning.

How To Tell If A Woman Really Likes You

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 23.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

When it comes to hitting it off in social situations, it can be difficult to gauge whether the person you fancy actually wants a piece of the action. ...

I Fell in Love at a Wedding

Chris Rooney | Posted 10.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Chris Rooney

The wedding took place on a country estate. The bride's family were rich and had hired what looked like a Norman stronghold. It was summer and we were gathered on the lawn. Dinner and afternoon drinks were followed by aimless socialising. I asked lots of people what they did, and talked about how lovely the bride looked.

I Used a Training Course as an Opportunity to Flirt

Chris Rooney | Posted 25.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Chris Rooney

When I think of the good people at work, I think of my colleague Jess. I would say she has saved me. Not in a Coldplay way - it is more practical than that. She has saved me from boredom. The banking sector is no fun unless you have collaborators, indeed, you cannot make it alone.

5 Reasons No Woman Is 'Out of Your League'

Liz Marie | Posted 20.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Liz Marie

If you're a single guy, chances are you've met a woman and thought to yourself "I really like her, but she's out of my league" and therefore took yourself out of the game before giving her a chance to reject you...or not.

Paddy Power Live Tweets Man's Doomed Attempt To Woo Girl

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 11.08.2014 | UK

Over the weekend, the early stages of what promised to be a glorious love affair was played out in front of thousands of people on Twitter. Only it...

The Worst Haircut in London

Chris Rooney | Posted 12.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Chris Rooney

I asked for a trim before commencing the obligatory small talk. I had spoken to this hairdresser on many occasions. I always hoped that she would remember me so that we could have some form of ongoing discourse. Naturally, I was too unremarkable for that so on each visit we started anew.

Unwanted Male Attention: Flattering, or a Feminist Issue?

Rachel Hosie | Posted 10.07.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Rachel Hosie

You could also say I shouldn't really complain about the way I was spoken to yet still accept the discounted curry. Although he said it was because I was a new customer, I find it hard to believe he'd have been so generous was I an old man. I may be wrong, but I doubt it.

The Blurry Line Between Flirting and Harassment

Liam Deacon | Posted 11.06.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Liam Deacon

Rightly of wrongly, in the endless dance we call flirting, the man is often the proactive agent. So, he is far more likely to act in an unwanted manner if he miss-reads or miss-interprets the body language / situation. If every time a mislead sexual advance is rebuffed, we call it harassment, then men start to feel victimised.

Guys, That Flirty Straight Man Is Only Interested in One Thing - It's Not You

The Guyliner | Posted 24.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
The Guyliner

As more boys move away from a fear of gay men toward a mild curiosity, it is all too easy to misinterpret it and get carried away. You mustn't get ahead of yourself. And if it's annoying, tell them so. But first let's meet these young bucks with all this attention to lavish and eyes so wide.

Repelling a Woman at a Networking Event

Chris Rooney | Posted 10.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Chris Rooney

The room was crowded with people in variations of our attire, many of the males had longish hair parted towards the middle, several had their shirt sleeves half rolled up - there was something of the '90s Richard Madeley about these men, affable and moderately successful, but crushingly dull.

Valentine Blues? Here's Why You Might Be Single!

Becky Walsh | Posted 06.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Becky Walsh

If you're single and fed up with it, finding love can feel impossible. Often it's a combination of the psychological and the practical that stops us from finding love. So take a breath, and if you're ready, let's take a look at what you might need to change and do... to make it happen for you.

Eight Rules for Dating in 2014

Jean Smith | Posted 24.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jean Smith

While researching for my book, The Flirt Interpreter, I interviewed 100 men in four different international, Western cities. I asked them if they would like it if a woman approached them and asked them out. The answer was a resounding 'yes!' on both counts. Followed by 'as long as it's not done too aggressively'.

If Your New Year's Resolution Is to Find a Date, Don't Do Online Dating

Jean Smith | Posted 02.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jean Smith

Flirtology isn't just about catching a fish; it's about teaching you how to fish for life. And believe me, there truly are plenty of fish in the vast ocean of dating.

10 Tips to Find Love This Christmas: Stand Up if You Want a Date

Jean Smith | Posted 18.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jean Smith

Christmas. A time for living, a time for believing. So sang the perennially single Sir Cliff. But what if we want to get a date? Getting out there, turning up at all the Christmas parties you can and working that room with the right body language is what you should be doing.

Ladies, It's Time to Pick Him Up...

Renee Cutaia Olson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Renee Cutaia Olson

We're not suggesting you disregard the laws of attraction entirely - allowing him to make the first move can be exciting - what we are trying to suggest is don't be limited by cultural gender myths that it's the man's prerogative.

The Vital Importance of Being Funny While Flirting: New Research Reveals the Optimal Attractiveness Strategy

Dr Raj Persaud | Posted 15.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Raj Persaud

Studies also suggest that being physically attractive means you are found more funny. In other words, you could think you're being attracted to someone because they make you laugh, when in fact - it's the fact you fancy them - which is getting you to giggle.

A Brief Encounter With the Guy You Will Always Find in the Kitchen at Parties

The Guyliner | Posted 13.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle
The Guyliner

I slink over to the kitchen and scour the worktops for a tipple. I settle on a big bottle of Plymouth gin and glug as much as decency will allow into the nearest clean glass, before peeking around the kitchen, like a meerkat, on the search for tonic. I soon see a bottle, which is attached to the hand of God, or his nearest approximation on Earth.