The Five Flirting Styles book jacket

Your results are in!

This is what your flirting style means for your dating life. For all of these responses, you are compared against other people your same age and sex. The flirting style with the highest score tells you the most about your dating life.


30–40%

Physical

30–40%

Traditional

0–10%

Polite

30–40%

Sincere

50–60%

Playful



Physical style: not very physical

You scored higher than 30–40% of other survey takers in your demographic.

You are not very comfortable and competent in expressing your sexual interest to potential partners. You are not very capable of figuring out that potential partners are interested in you, and not very effective at conveying romantic interest to potential partners. In your last serious relationship, it was not very likely that you:
  • Felt attracted right away.
  • Were successful when you flirted using your body language.

Traditional style: not very traditional

You scored higher than 30–40% of other survey takers in your demographic.

You do not really believe that men should make the first move and women should not pursue men. You are not very likely to feel uncomfortable in a flirting situation where a woman takes charge. You tend to be not very choosey about who you flirt with, and it is not very likely that you are selective about who you pursue romantic relationships with. In serious relationships, you do not really believe that you should know a potential relationship partner for a long time before approaching them. You are not very likely to seek out important and meaningful romantic relationships.

Polite style: not at all polite

You scored higher than 0–10% of other survey takers in your demographic.

You do not believe that courtship should be cautious and rule-governed. You are very unlikely to use proper manners, non-sexual communication, and less forward behavior during courtship. You tend to be not at all choosey about who you flirt with, and it is very unlikely that you took a long time to get to know someone before you knew you were romantically interested in them. You are very likely to like the singles scene and the way people typically flirt with one another. You are very unlikely to seek out important and meaningful romantic relationships.

Sincere style: not very sincere

You scored higher than 30–40% of other survey takers in your demographic.

You are not very interested in seeking emotional connection and showing sincere interest when flirting. You find flirting not very flattering, and do not really believe that personal and private conversation is the best way to develop romance. When flirting, it is not very likely that you are:
  • Successful
  • Confident
  • Able to quickly determine relationship potential
In serious relationships, you are not very likely to experience a strong emotional connection and sexual chemistry.

Playful style: playful

You scored higher than 50–60% of other survey takers in your demographic.

For this flirting style, you are very similar to the majority of people. It is not a dominant style for you. This flirting style probably doesn’t play a big role in your flirting behavior.