What Is Supportive Encouragement?

Supportive encouragement involves offering positive reinforcement, validation, or motivation to the other person during a flirtatious interaction. In flirting, supportive encouragement can create a sense of connection and demonstrate empathy and understanding.


1. Be genuine and empathetic.

2. Recognize their efforts or accomplishments.

3. Offer encouragement when appropriate.


1. Don’t offer empty praise.

2. Don’t use encouragement as a manipulation tactic.

3. Don’t dismiss or minimize their struggles.