We see soccer players having facials and manicures, and wrestlers tinting their hair.
In the US we have seen the emergence of the 'metro-sexual' male - a heterosexual male, more often in urban environments, who copies women's behavior patterns - he has manicures, pedicures and hair coloring, wears fancy clothes goes to the jacuzzi, eats organic vegetarian food, has botox treatments, a face-lift and is in touch with his 'feminine side'.
For a man, success in the mating game relies mainly on his ability to read the signals being sent to him, as opposed to being able to initiate his own moves.
This chapter is devoted to the female signals Alex could see and to the body language he used in return.While some courtship signals are studied and deliberate, others, such as those just mentioned, are completely unconscious.It is still unclear how we learn these signals but research now shows that many may be inborn. Albert Scheflen, author of Body Language and the Social Order, found that, when a person enters the company of the opposite sex, certain physiological changes take place.He found that high muscle tone became evident in preparation for a possible sexual encounter, 'bagging' around the face and eyes decreased, body sagging disappeared, the chest protruded, the stomach was automatically pulled in, pot-bellied slumping disappeared, the body assumed an erect posture and the person appeared to become more youthful in appearance.
A woman who is interested will respond by emphasizing her breasts, tilting her head, touching her hair, exposing her wrists and thereby making herself appear submissive.