The playful bantering among friends that one couple finds amusing is uncomfortable and threatening to another couple.
When Flirting Becomes Cheating Couples have varying degrees of comfort with flirting.
That definition may be accurate for innocent flirting, but we all know that some people have bigger intentions.
Many people flirt to explore the potential for a romantic or sexual relationship.
This definition emphasizes flirting's goal-motivated and ambiguous nature as essential characteristics.
It's these motivations and intentions that distinguish playful flirting from acts of infidelity. Henningsen has identified six motivations for flirting as follows: Playfully Motivated This is playful bantering and teasing that's enjoyable to both parties and motivated by fun.