When it comes to flirting, a lot of people who are returning to the dating pool feel out of practice and uncomfortable with the prospect. Sandy Weiner, dating expert and founder of LastFirstDate.com, offers a few tips about how to be a more successful flirt. Flirting is not an invitation for sex or being fake. Instead, it is a way to convey subtle, focused attention. Flirting can include offering compliments, being playful, lightly touching the person’s arm (but don’t overdo it!) and smiling.