Tag Archives: flirting

How to flirt at work without crossing any lines

Thanks to the brave men and women who have come forward about workplace harassment, assault and rape, we’re all finally having a long overdue conversation about gender, sex, power and the workplace. It’s about freaking time. I’m beyond sensitive to these issues because my work is romance and typical workplace boundaries are both more difficult and more important to enforce in my office. And while flirting Read more

Why Do Men Tease Women They Like?

Man teases woman at a lunch
When women sign up to my newsletter, I always send them a welcome email, asking the one thing they’d really me to help them with. Most of the time, the answer comes back the same. “I’d like to learn how to understand men better. I want to know how to read what he’s thinking and feeling.” So, I thought today I’d look at something I know confuses most women about men. Why do men tease? Read more

How to Signal to Men

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How to approach Women (or Men!)

a man flirts with a woman at a bar

Dear Emily,

How do I approach women? Growing up in SF during the seventies was not great for a man’s sense of masculine self, hearing what “pigs” men are. I choke all the time, even when I know a woman is into me…It’s like the Clockwork Orange treatment. Thanks, George Read more

Heat things up with these sexy gestures

Men are simple creatures. Whereas women — we are so much more complicated. Seriously, explaining to my girls in the Millionaire’s Club how to catch a guy is so much easier than explaining women to guys. Men are just, well, boys who have grown up. And there’s nothing easier to figure out than boys. They like to eat, sleep and be flirted with. Well, maybe now it’s a little more complicated with video games, but come on, that doesn’t add much. Because men are so simple, pleasing them is simple. And flirting with them is a total breeze. Here are six time-tested sexy gestures that are sure to turn on your guy, whether he’s a crush, a boyfriend or your long-time love. Read more

How texting and email can affect your dating life

We are living in a digital world, and it can make dating and flirting pretty treacherous at times. While this has opened up endless opportunities to meet, connect and stay in touch with others, it has also opened up entirely new possibilities of overstepping boundaries and embarrassing moments. How do you date and flirt while making sure you aren’t jeopardizing your budding relationship? Let’s break it down. Read more