304 pages, 8.24 × 5.39 × 0.76 in
August 27, 2013
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 037389273X
ISBN - 13: 9780373892730
Read from the Book
THE FIVE FLIRTING STYLESThe book you're reading began with an incredibly lucky meeting of minds in Los Angeles, which evolved into an academic research article and then sparked a viral media explosion. The five flirting styles have received incredible media coverage on TV, in print and online. Cosmo, Glamour, USA TODAY and Time magazine, among many others, featured my five flirting styles. In this chapter, I'll explain the research and exclusive data behind the five flirting styles. I'll also give you a crash course in the true definition of flirting (which is much more than "batting eyes") and how we go about communicating attraction, setting the stage for how the flirting styles came to be and how this approach is fundamentally different than what came before.HOW IT ALL GOT STARTEDResearch SaysFor years, school, work, and through friends and family were the most common places to meet a new spouse. Internet dating is now second only to meeting through friends.The story of the five flirting styles starts with a seismic shift in dating as we know it, as online dating became more and more popular. After years of slow, steady growth in the 1990s, online dating services experienced exponential growth between 2000 and 2005. This posed a special challenge for matchmaking services that pair members with other members based on key data they collect. This was the challenge that the senior director for research and product development at eHarmony, Steve Carter, was charged with address
From the Publisher
Flirt Smarter. Date Better. Love Happily Ever After.
Do you always attract the wrong type? Have a hard time making relationships last? Or get stuck being friends instead of lovers?
There's no one right way to flirt, but how you flirt says a lot about your chance at love. Dr. Jeffrey Hall's groundbreaking survey, the Flirting Styles Inventory, caused a media sensation when it pinpointed five different flirting styles. First sampled exclusively with eHarmony members, it has since helped tens of thousands of people discover their flirting style and provided a wealth of information on how your style affects your love life.
Based on Dr. Hall's cutting-edge research, The Five Flirting Styles shows you how to identify your natural flirting stylephysical, playful, sincere, traditional or politeand use it to flirt smarter and attract the love you really want. Discover:
• Where to look for love based on your style
• How to tell if someone is interested and avoid missed opportunities
• How to tell if someone wants a serious relationship or a quick fling
• If you're sending all the wrong signalsand what to do instead
About the Author
Jeffrey A. Hall, Ph.D. is the nationally-recognized expert on flirting styles. He is the lead author of the Flirting Styles Inventory, an author of over 20 peer-reviewed research articles and an assistant professor of Communication Studies at the University of Kansas in Lawrence. The five flirting styles continue to generate strong media interest, and stories about them have appeared in Glamour, Cosmo, Women’s Health, Women’s World, and Marie Claire.
"This book is a stunning wealth of information when it comes to men, women, love and how we express ourselves through this dance called flirting! The biggest gift Jeffrey Hall gives us is to help us all understand each other and ourselves on a much deeper level."
-Jeannie Assimos, Director of Content, eHarmony Advice