Yep, it was much simpler then

Body language for dating

Beware if your date has closed hands or is scratching his nose or rubbing the back of his neck. Of course, body language isn't the only way we flirt.

But as we've gotten older

Physical Contact If your date makes actual physical contact with you, you should have no doubt of her interest. These types of hand gestures can indicate discomfort or uncertainty.

But as we've gotten older, the dating scene's gotten much trickier. Of course there are differences in the way men and women do use body language to flirt. If your date opens his body to the room instead of you, or crosses his arms in front of his chest or bites his lips or nails, the date is not going so well, warns James.

Of course there

Hand Gestures Hand gestures can reveal a lot about how a date is going. And using body language to flirt is the most common way we do it. Yep, it was much simpler then.

There are other ways to make your intentions known, or to know when someone is checking you out, and flirting is one of them. She might lightly touch your arm when she emphasizes a point during conversation, brush past you unnecessarily to get to the bar or use her foot to touch yours under the table.

If you want to put this theory to the test, Cox suggests that you cross your leg and then uncross it, and see if your date does the same. Your date might try to find excuses to touch you. Nobody passes notes with yes, no or maybe boxes anymore.