A gentle touch . . . eyes that find yours across the room . . . a lowering of the voice.  These are physical signs that can be taken as flirting in a face-to-face situation.

Lawrence, KS – A prolonged touch, a coquettish smile, a throaty laugh: Flirting is a part of the age-old dating and mating ritual. You might think of it as a playful and seductive form of communication, verbal or non-verbal, aimed at getting the attention of a love interest.