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Mitrovah
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28 Jan 2013, 8:28 pm

Hello, I have a terrible time interpeting when people make Eye contact and smile at me.
I don't know if it's a insecurity or not but there are two things I am thinking. Either they are trying to hold back some sort of laugh because I look shabby. or sometimes I think I have misinterpreted a smile as a romantic interest
Please give input and retell your experiences trying to interpret smiles.

Here are the basic smiles I can't read:
1. They look then look down while smiling.
2. Smile/grin and make direct eye contact.
3. THis is almost specifically women. I walk into a room they look up make eye contact and make a slight grin.



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28 Jan 2013, 9:26 pm

Huh... I don't think I can interpret smiles beyond some basic amusment, I'm clueless with almost all facial expressions so I try and avoid assumptions from interpretations.


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29 Jan 2013, 7:37 am

For me, all smiles have the same meaning: happiness.



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29 Jan 2013, 7:11 pm

if nobody has an answer but just commentary that is without some definite answer please refrain i do get e-mail notifications and that draws my attention and time



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29 Jan 2013, 8:06 pm

It can mean anything, depending on the environment. Maybe your zipper was down. Maybe they find you attractive. Maybe you said something funny. Maybe, maybe, maybe. I think it's hard to interpret a smile via internet because we are not there to see what is really happening.

People smile for different reasons:
1) They're attracted to someone
2) They like the person (romantically or not)
3) That person looks/acts goofy
4) They're quietly "making fun" of that person
5) They are happy to see someone
6) They are smiling at something else and a person just happen to come into their view (non-related)
7) etc, etc