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Monday, January 7th, 2013

This is a ‘come-hither look’ – a phrase first coined in America in the 1920’s. It’s an invitation to “connect” – usually sexually.  I vaguely remember it from my distant, distant past.

Overt flirting in our culture is going the way of the 8-track tape player.  Today a lot of flirting is electronic.  What we used to do to flirt would now be considered stalking.

Something I learned long ago: if you make a gentlemanly pass at a woman who isn’t interested, she’ll forgive you if you’re cool about it.  If she wants you to make a pass and you don’t – she’ll hate you the rest of her life.

In typical, straight sex, women are the decision makers – it’s their game and they own the field, the bat, and the balls.