Hugs Body Language: Types of Hugs and Their Meanings

November 26, 2014 // 5 Comments


spooning-cats-hugs-body-languagemore-buttonBecause spooning has us wrapping our arms around a person from behind, it is a very reassuring hug that means “I am here for you, I care about you, I will protect you.” A person who asks to be spooned is probably feeling insecure.

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more-buttonA hug we give when we are in love and when we feel close to someone. This hug makes the receiver almost fall backwards into the other person’s arms, creating a sense of oneness as the receiver rests their weight on the initiator of the hug. This hug shows that the hugger wants to protect the receiver as they are literally covering their back. back next-buttonAround the waste snug-a-lovin

huge-body-language-meaningsvideo-buttonThe body language of this hug says that a person desires you. The intention here is plain and simple: get as physically close as possible. The person initiating this hug wants to be very intimate with the person they are hugging. This hug is made even more intimate if the heads are brought together, in which case the person wants to be closer together in mind as well as in body.
back next-buttonPatting the back

patting-the-back-hugBecause spooning has us wrapping our arms around a person from behind, it is a very reassuring hug that means “I am here for you, I care about you, I will protect you.” A person who asks to be spooned is probably feeling insecure.

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Books like Room by Emma Donoghue

May 20, 2014 // 3 Comments


Room by Emma Donoghue is a story with a highly thought provoking premise. It is narrated by Jack, a five year old boy who has lived his entire young life inside a tiny room where his mother and he are kept prisoner. Please skip ahead if you don’t want to read any more about the plot as I don’t want to spoil it for you. . .Jack’s mother was abducted and raped when she was nineteen and Jack was born two years later. His mother is naturally depressed and will do anything to escape their prison. But she will also do anything to protect Jack, but Jack, because he has never seen anything else, believes that the room is his home and that it is perfectly normal.

Novels and Books like Looking for Alaska

May 20, 2014 // 4 Comments

Looking For Alaska

Miles Halter is a sixteen year old who’s life so far has been a constant string of nothingness, with no girls, no trouble, no goals, no challenges, no friends; nothing. He seeks something a little different, a bit of excitement, a bit of life, something. So he leaves Florida and goes to Alabama. His roommate Chip is an impoverished student with a Napoleon complex whose existence is all about trying to get the better of the school’s rich prep students. He is best friends with the gorgeous and irresistable Alaska Young, whom absolutely all the boys are completely smitten with. She’s got it all. She’s beautiful, intelligent, classy and exciting, with an adventurous and risk taking personality that guys cannot get enough of. Chips and Alaska shows Miles the ropes, teaching him to drink and smoke and getting him involved with all sorts of elaborate pranks. But Alaska is desperately unhappy.

Novels and Books like Knight by Kristen Ashley

May 20, 2014 // 2 Comments


Knight tells the story of Anya Gage, how has learned that the only way to get anything in this world is to earn it. She has absolutely not expectation and no dreams. But then she attends a party and happens to meet Knight Sebring. He’s a man who knows what he wants and generally gets it, and what he wants right now is Anya Gage. Knight tries his best to leave Anya Gage to the sort of comfortable life that she surely deserves to have, but Anya goes ti his nightclub and knows that he will have to look after her. Knight aims to give Anya the best, but he is a man with a mysterious and dark past.

Novels and Books like Kite Runner

May 20, 2014 // 0 Comments

Kite Runner

The Kite Runner is the debut novel from author Khaled Hosseini. He accomplishes things that many more experienced author accomplish. He manages to provide an enlightening, educating and eye opening portrayal of the political unrest in Afghanistan while at the same time creating a staggering level of character development that truly grips the reader and leads them through an emotional rollercoaster of a story. And all this he achieves on his first attempt.

novels and Books Like If I Stay by Gayle Foreman

May 19, 2014 // 0 Comments

If I Stay

If I Stay is a story all about loved ones and family members. It is told in first person perspective by Mia as she is treated in hospital and looked after by all the people close to her. Not to give too much away, but Mia will have to make an extremely important choice before the end of the book.

Books Like Awkward

May 18, 2014 // 2 Comments


Awkward is the story of Mackenzie, a girl with issues. When Mackenzie was a young girl her father cheated on her mother and she blamed herself for the divorce and for the fact that her father promptly abandoned her. This has led her to distrust men in general and to be unable to rely on anyone. Mackenzie also tries her darndest to avoid any attention at school since she was subject to a humiliating incident.

Body Language of Women when Attracted

January 28, 2014 // 3 Comments

By understanding the body language of women when attracted you’ll be able to tell how a girl feels about you in moments. This is extremely important in singles dating (real life dating, as opposed to on online dating sites). Thankfully, it’s fairly easy. You definitely don’t need a masters degree in interpersonal communication in order to understand women, our guide has it all sorted. Begin below.


Body Language of Women When Attracted

The following signs will show in the body language of women when attracted:

She leaves her purse next to you and open
She looks at you for a long time or she quickly and nervously looks away when you eye her
She fondles cylindrical objects like a glass
She sucks on a pen, cigarette or other item between her lips
Her belly button points towards you
She slips her shoes on and off her feet when looking at you
She plays with or checks her hair
She runs a hand down her thigh while looking at you

body-language-women-attractd-3More signs in the Body Language of Women When Attracted

She wets her lips while looking at you
She shows you her naked wrists
She tosses her head to the side and looks up at you like a little girl
Her pupils dilate when looking at you
She laughs with you a lot
She rolls her hips when she walks
While sitting, she a) crosses her legs to the other side so that you can see the inside of her legs or b) she points her feet towards you

body-language-women-attracted-2More signs in the Body Language of Women When Attracted

While talking to other guys her feet or belly button point towards you
She raises her eyebrows when she first sees you
She fidgets nervously either with herself (most likely with her hair or face) or with an object (cell phone, for instance) while you are near her (this is a sign of a shy girl who is nervous about you, which likely means she is attracted to you but afraid to show it)
She in some way corrects or checks an important part of her image when you approach (could be her hair, clothing or another part of her image but she checks she is looking good when you approach her)
When walking past you her torso turns towards you
She nibbles her lips
Her blink rate increases when looking at or talking to you
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body-language-women-aj-leeMore signs in the Body Language of Women When Attracted

She mirrors your posture or gestures
She leans towards you
She smiles at you
She touches you (anywhere; doesn’t have to be sexual)
She makes an effort to hide the fact that she was looking at you (she might snap her head away, quickly look the other way, busy herself with a phone or other item or in any way distract herself. All are signs that she is a)a little shy and b) attracted to you, provided she was looking at you to begin with)
She lifts her arms so her armpits are shown (this is a strong sign of sexual interest)
When she talks to you she often gestures in a way which shows you the palm of her hands
When you talk to her and then move away, she continues looking at you for slightly longer than the average person (for instance, you meet a girl, shake her hand then move on, but for a second or so she remains looking at you)
Her cheeks raise when she looks at you

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