Identifying a gap in the market for advice on talking to such women, Bacon released a step-by-step guide to help out a mate in crisis: • "Stand in front of her (with 1 to 1.5 metres between you). • "If she hasn't already looked up at you, simply get her attention with a wave of your hand.
They've chosen to listen to whatever it is that's playing through their headphones, rather than to the noises of the outside world.
And a man who'd like to talk to them for the purposes of getting sex counts as "noises of the outside world".
• "If she doesn't understand that you want her to briefly take off her headphones, simply gesture that you want to talk to her by pointing back and forth from you to her and say: 'I want to talk to you for a minute'." READ MORE: * The woman who's revolutionising online dating * Three dating mistakes women 50 and older make * Kiwi singles reveal the most annoying dating habits * Online dating is harder for 'classically attractive' women * Benching, ghosting, tuning and layby: Dating terms explained And lest a bloke doesn't get the reception he expects, Bacon has this final piece of advice."Sometimes a woman will be interested in talking to a guy, but she won't immediately pull out her headphones and show interest. "Some women like to test to see how confident a guy is by ignoring his attempts to converse with her and then seeing what he does next," he asserts.
"If a guy gives up at the first sign of resistance, a woman like her will lose interest because he lacks the type of confidence that she looks for in a guy."Bacon, who "used to be hopeless with women", believes his techniques will lead men to dating success."I lacked confidence in myself and couldn't get women to like me.
Thankfully, in today’s society the stigma has nearly disappeared and thousands of Britons are screening potential suitors through their computer screens.
According to a recent study, more than a third (35 per cent) of coupled Brits met their lovers online.