If he touches his belt, hangs his thumb off a front pocket, or even scratches himself down there, you may need to hose him down — he's subconsciously trying to draw your attention to his, ahem, assets.Although you may think he's smitten, he could be playing you.So if one night, a tasty man-morsel approaches your posse, you and your friends won't need to fight for the fella's affections; study his body language and you'll already know who he's after.

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If he raises his brows ever so slightly while you're talking, it means he's interested in whatever you're saying.3. "Guys stop smiling like this around the age of 5 — unless they're happy," Wood says.

He might not show off a toothy grin while casually flirting, but on a really awesome date when he's having loads of fun? Real smiles extend well beyond the mouth: They lift the forehead and give you slightly squinty eyes. You might think that a guy who is totally enamored by you will find it hard to peel his eyes away. But when he subconsciously takes a deep breath — he'll pull in his stomach and puff out his chest — it's a subconscious way to make his upper body look broader and his waist look smaller, two qualities that make him look more fit and (from an evolutionary perspective) more desirable, Wood says. When he initiates physical contact under the guise of another reason, it's a test to see how you respond to his touch, Wood says.

He's literally and figuratively reaching out to the person he's speaking with in an attempt to connect on a deeper emotional level.

Even cooler: Our brains respond to hand gestures with heightened alertness (we have a special region that processes only hand shapes), so you'll actually feel the love.

But if you want him to shower you with the affection he's capable of, you'll have to stroke his ego as often as he strokes himself.

A man in lust will literally look like he's hungry, because on a carnal level, that's exactly what he is.

Holding intense eye contact for more than five seconds doesn't happen naturally, so he may be using the look as a seduction technique to get you into bed.

The head tilt is a subconscious come-hither signal to any femme the guy has feelings for.

So if that man you've been making eyes with for the last hour gives you the head tilt, that's your cue to go in for the kill and introduce yourself or even send him a drink.