Also, I have flirted with women in a playful manner with no intentions of it leading anywhere, both when I was single, and when I was in a committed relationship.◊♦◊There is no doubt in my mind that flirting when in a relationship has the potential for disaster on a number of fronts.First, playful flirting can have unintended consequences.If possible, use a homepage/URL field or long text field (such as Description) and put this line in it: https://
Many of you know or have heard of people whose flirting ended with a sexual liaison that ended in a destroyed marriage.
There seems to be much anecdotal evidence regarding the dangers of flirting when in a relationship, yet some of us continue to engage in this activity. ◊♦◊I suppose looking at it as an addiction is one perspective.
On the pro side of flirting: it is a natural expression of your libido, lust for life, and playfulness, it keeps your partner from taking you for granted, it makes you feel alive, it makes you feel attractive (at least when it is reciprocated) and, it reminds you of the dance between people who are alive to sensuality.◊♦◊The it is to act as if one is sexually attracted to another person, usually in a playful manner.
And yet when defining the noun (a flirt), it is someone who is behaving “in a way designed to be attracting, interesting and engaging to someone in whom they have a romantic interest.”These definitions have some important differences.
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In other words, your flirting is very upsetting to them.
A playful little encounter occurs – what harm could come of it?
First, that depends on whether your partner notices or not, and what they think about the encounter – are they threatened by it?
There is definitely a “high” feeling when flirting.
We become alive, animated, focused, and totally aware of the other person.
In the first two the behavior is not to be taken seriously and in the third definition the behavior is directed towards someone to whom they have a “romantic interest.” In other words, this is a serious attempt to woo through flirting.