Like body language, many aspects of effective dating and 'chat-up' communications apply to successful communications in general.We tend to be concerned about ourselves, but the other person's needs, feelings and reactions are central to being successful.
Again understanding body language is very helpful in creating positive first impressions.
Many of his works remain classics of both English-language literature and of Scottish literature.
Famous titles include Ivanhoe, Rob Roy, Old Mortality, The Lady of the Lake, Waverley, The Heart of Midlothian and The Bride of Lammermoor.
An important principle is that people enjoy and respond being given the opportunity to talk about themselves, especially from a perspective that interests them and enables them to express themselves with some passion and enthusiasm.
An ability to listen and show genuine understanding, is also vital to forming rapport early in discussions, which again applies to all communications, not just to flirting and dating.