Research by Jeffrey Hall et al (2010) has argued that “women often take a leading role in attracting men’s attention through non-verbal sexual displays”.
Dating coach Kimberly Seltzer likewise emphasises the importance of female body signals, telling us “women will engage in these alluring motions to subconsciously encourage men”, using “unconscious acts like shrugging the shoulders, twirling her hair, flashing the inside of the wrists and massaging her own neck” as an invitation to get closer to her.
How are you even supposed to know if he’s into you at all if he has the emotionality of a stone?
But beneath that exterior, men do, in fact, have emotions—incredibly vivid ones.
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.
Katia has written for or been featured in over fifty of the top shelf magazines nationally and internationally including Cosmopolitan, Cleo, Marie Claire, Good Health and Medicine, BRW, Who and Woman’s Day.
She was also the resident sex and relationship for FHM, monthly Relationship Columnist for Women's Health & Fitness and Celebrity Body Language Columnist for MX.
As a media spokesperson, she has been appointed as the National Spokesperson for numerous brands including Telfast®, Veet® Optus Blackberry, Gillette, Warner Bros and Lynx and has analyzed the body language of countless celebrities and politicians in Australia and overseas.
In summary, a man’s emotions are often expressed through his body language—a language that is surprisingly consistent across men of all types.
And so to help you tell if your crush has you on his mind, let’s take a look at 7 body language clues that will let you know if he’s into you.