Opposite Sex

Appealing to the opposite sex in a memorable way could pose to be the most challenging, most mind-boggling thing to do for even the most charming of women, but how could this be? Perhaps, in their radiant disposition, they lack an understanding of the effectiveness of their use of touch. Nonverbal communication could arguably be the most important aspect when building the foundation of a new relationship. This analysis of the significance of touch and how it can stimulate desire in the opposite sex will explore the claims made in Seeley’s (2015) popular press article, and compare them to the findings of scholarly articles that focus on the use of nonverbal communication in romantic settings. It will debunk assumptions about the lack of …show more content…
They suggest that certain hand touches may be reflective of direct attempts at influence. It can be used to inspire or influence someone to comply with a request. These expressive touching behaviors can be seen as a surefire way to mesmerize your date into wanting a relationship that is strong in both breadth and depth. Utilizing the power of touch shows a lack of fear, ambition, and confidence. It speeds up the rate in which bonds are formed and makes for a lasting impression on a …show more content…
Like Seeley, Smith and Vogel (2007) suggest touch can make an individual react in the way the user wants them to: “Touch has been identified as a key nonverbal behavior used to exert power and influence in certain situations (Seeman Smith & Vogel. 2007. Pg. 766.)” This can be applied in the development of romantic relationships if a woman wants to suggest she is interested and looking to further their relationship beyond a level of friendship. Using the power of touch, a nonverbal communication skill, the opposite sex could perhaps more clearly comprehend these subtle messages for the desire of deeper, more meaningful interactions, thus furthering the relationship. Smith and Vogel propose that nonverbal communication such as body language and touch can be used to exert or maintain power over a relationship. This is a great lesson to be learned by women that feel as if they are not in control of the outcome of a date or they have no luck when it comes to kindling sparks in a new romantic relationship. Understanding how to use the power of touch in romantic interactions can leave women feeling a sense of confidence and that they were memorable, which will get them a second call in the dating world. This is the same Idea Seeley was concluding to in her popular press

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