You might not realize it, but online dating is really becoming more popular these days.
But if you’re a single person with a single job and no social circle, it can be hard to find a date.
Luckily, flirting with a stranger can be a lot easier than it used to be.
According to a new study, flirty flirting online is a thing that’s getting more popular every year.
The study surveyed 1,000 people online and found that nearly 70 percent of people are flirting, whether they’re looking for a fling or just a date online.
The researchers also discovered that people who flirted online were more likely to report being “hooked up,” which means they’d be more likely than people who didn’t flaunt it online to initiate sex.
“We’re seeing a lot of flirting in our society today,” said Jessica Ditto, co-author of the study and associate professor of psychology at the University of Texas.
“People are flirty online and that’s not really socially acceptable.”
While it may be more socially acceptable for women to flirt with a guy, it’s not for men, who can be seen as creepy by women.
So what is flirting?
What does it look like?
The researchers, led by Jessica Ditta of the University at Buffalo, found that flirting is an attempt to initiate a relationship by communicating sexual interest through physical gestures or eye contact.
“Women are very interested in being touched by men and they want to feel their body touch their partner,” Ditto said.
“So it’s like, okay, maybe we should do this.”
But when it comes to flirting on the internet, it has changed a lot in the past five years.
It used to have to be physical contact or a flirtatious text message, but that’s no longer the case.
“I think people are starting to recognize that it’s OK to flaunt flirting and not just flirting to get a guy’s attention,” Ditta said.
Women are still being judged and not being treated equally.
“This isn’t about being nice,” she said.
Ditto believes flirting has evolved because women are still judged and they’re still seen as sexual objects.
“It’s OK for women, but it’s really not OK for men,” she added.
“If a man doesn’t like a woman, he can’t flirt.
If a woman doesn’t have a sexual interest in a man, she can’t flirt.”
The study also found that men are more likely not to flinch when a woman says “no” to flirts with them, but women are more prone to flier if they feel uncomfortable or embarrassed.
It’s also important to note that flirtatious flirting doesn’t mean you’re giving up.
According the researchers, if a person is genuinely interested in you and you flirting back, it doesn’t necessarily mean you have to keep up the flirtatiously-intimidating conversation.
“For some people it is okay to flirt, but for others it’s a sign of sexual entitlement and not really flirting,” Dittas said.
There are some specific rules that women must follow, and some of those rules are more prevalent online.
For example, it isn’t OK to use the word “babe” or to ask for sex in a sexual manner.
Also, men should only flirt if the other person is in a relationship with them.
If you’re in a romantic relationship, you should only flirt if you have a romantic connection.
And don’t use a phone number as your flirting number.
Instead, use the same number that you would use on a dating site.
For more information on flirting etiquette, visit our flirting guide.
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