research studies suggest the opposite to be the reality.Women usually make the first move: Research shows that 90 per cent of the time women initiate the first move in the mating game.Women tilt their heads, flick their hair, and expose their wrists and necks, demonstrating vulnerability and submissiveness.
In the animal world, courtship behavior in each species follows specific and pre-determined patterns.
With several species of bird, the male struts around the female giving a vocal display, puffing up his feathers and performing many intricate body movements to gain her attention, while the female appears to display little or no interest.
The walking gait becomes more limber and bouncy as we endeavor to appear vigorous, healthy, and youthful and convey our suitability as mates, and perhaps replace the ravages of time or too many late nights.
Men stand taller, thrust up their chins, expand their chests, and pull in their stomachs making them look like the king of the jungle.
The ideal place to observe these changes is on a beach when a man and a woman approach each other from a distance.
The changes take place when they are close enough to meet each other's gaze and will continue until after they have passed each other, at which time their original posture returns.
This ritual is similar to that performed by humans when courtship begins.
Human flirtation involves sequences of gestures and expressions not unlike the courtship dances of birds and other animals.
Body language is a fundamental part of courtship because it reveals how available, attractive, ready, enthusiastic, sexy or desperate we are.
While some courtship signals are studied and deliberate, others, such as those just mentioned, are completely unconscious.
Some courtship signals are deliberate, others are unconscious.