A dude will unknowingly give you the bird — think scratching his face with it — when he's upset.
Instead of taking offense, ask him a leading question, such as "I might be wrong here, but are you unhappy about something?
Judi James suggests ‘When approaching a stranger you want to impress, exude confidence in your stance, even if you’re on edge.’ Keep your head up and eyes off the floor, put your shoulders back and make sure your arms and legs are uncrossed as that will indicate openness.
Face your date squarely while you are talking to them rather than turning to face the room.
The study of body language – or kinesics as it is technically known – has risen in popularity amongst management and business people because they recognise that being able to read more than a person is saying with words places them at a distinct advantage in the business world.
And if you find yourself wanting to reach out and grab your date's hand, that could be a sign that this relationship is the real deal. Even having sex with someone doesn't mean you'll hold their hand as taking someone's hand is a sign of wanting to be close to your partner in a nonsexual way.
” Cox suggests you ask yourself why he’s craving comfort: Are you sending out signals that you want him to leave, for example?
“[Rocking back and forth] is an ‘intention movement,’ where his body starts to do what his brain would like it to do.
I spent most of 2016 in Asia, mainly in Japan and Hong Kong.
Even though I'm Asian, most people were able to tag me as a foreigner before I'd even uttered a word. "Well," she told me, "it's because of your body language. I was taken aback, but after applying some thought and a beer, I conceded we do have a number of gestures and postures that mark us as travelers. Others can make you look uncultured at best, or like a full-blown jackass at worst. You might just avoid unintentionally telling someone "up yours" in another country.