It can be difficult to identify your flirting style, especially if you’re a polite or sincere flirt. Here’s some help from the big screen. If you identify with one of these characters, you may discover your inner flirt. (You also can get your own personalized flirting style report at flirtingstyles.dept.ku.edu.)
“Dirty Dancing”: Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey turn dancing into foreplay.
You’re one if: You like to go to clubs and dance with strangers, and you use your body to flirt.
“Pride & Prejudice”: Keira Knightley and Matthew Macfadyen do a careful dance between desire and disdain — with perfect manners.
You’re one if: You focus on proper manners and nonsexual communication.
“Friends With Benefits”: Justin Timberlake and Mila Kunis try to keep their relationship all about the sex.
You’re one if: You think a bar is a great place to meet people and you enjoy flirting as a game.
“Before Sunset”: Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy talk, talk, talk and talk some more on the way to falling in love.
You’re one if: You prefer a date with lots of talking first, then lots of sex later.
“Princess Bride”: Cary Elwes moves heaven and earth to save Robin Wright, his true love, Princess Buttercup.