Body language is a reflex: Research shows that whatever we're feeling first shows up in our brain's limbic system, before showing up nanoseconds later in our conscious minds. But since so many gestures have multiple meanings, even the most highly trained experts only have around a 60 percent success rate of figuring out what physical responses mean. So what are your chances of reading body language on an average date, especially once you factor in low lighting, two drinks, and maybe some Botox? And remember your own body language: The time spent changing outfits or planning what you are going to say next would be much better spent making your date comfortable enough to establish a "baseline. Comfort: According to former FBI agent and body language expert Joe Navarro, we have to first ask ourselves a very basic question: Is his overall body language comfortable leaning toward you, torso and feet pointed in your direction with a comfortable amount of eye contact or uncomfortable facing away from you, hands hidden, either staring at you or constantly breaking eye contact?
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The Basics of Female Body Language
While we'd all like to believe that our partner conveys what they're thinking and feeling with words, that's not always the case. If you're getting the idea that your significant other wants out , you need to be not just listening to what they say, but also looking at what their body is communicating. The truth is, body language cues paint a much clearer picture of what's actually going on in a relationship than what is spoken. From the way someone stands to the way they hug, body language can express all the things someone is thinking, but not necessarily saying. Curious as to whether or not your significant other's hands, eyes, feet, and even elbows are hinting at trouble ahead?
Body language is the quickest form of communication and largely influences how we are perceived by others. Nothing is more truthful than what our body language conveys. This is because only seven percent of her communication with you is verbal.