Other people will unconsciously - or, if they happen to be aware of body language signals, consciously - pick up on what your subtle and instinctive gestures, posture and eye movements are saying about what you really feel about a person or situation.
The same applies to you, in that you are consciously or more likely unconsciously picking up on what other people are really thinking about someone or something through their body language.
Let's take a look at some of the ways men use body language when they flirt.
Body language around the world - aka kinesics - relates to non verbal communication through body language gestures, facial expressions and posture, and can be done consciously or unconsciously though more often unconsciously.
Here are a few examples of how women express their interest in the person whom she has her eyes set on: The fairer sex isn't the only one who has perfected non-verbal flirting skills.
Men also know how to light the sparks of intent in a person they want to get to know.
Of course, body language isn't the only way we flirt.
We also pick up on people flirting with us: But what these statistics tell us is that the majority of the best flirting is conducted through body language and not cheesy pickup lines or other forms of verbal communication.
The significance of sexual body language through certain subtle movements of, for example the eyes or mouth may be overlooked by the conscious mind, but the underlying meaning of that movement or gesture Body language - sexual and otherwise - is a two way street.
For example if a woman once fiddles with her hair while happening to make eye contact with a man during a conversation, this, in and of itself, could mean nothing.
Remember when it was easy to tell when someone was interested in you?
Of course there are differences in the way men and women do use body language to flirt.
As the old adage says, "ladies first," so let's start with the women.