“It's way too easy to get carried away, have sexually-driven texts, and kill the relationship before you have the opportunity to ever meet,” she says.
If you scroll back and see that you're wordy and he responds with just one word, ask yourself: "Are my levels of interest even with his? When in doubt, use a 1:1 ratio—he should initiate half the time, and so should you.That said, if you have something to say or reply, don’t play games with him.What I don't get about texting is why people want to spend three minutes hunting, pecking and struggling to send a text when they could make a 30 second call and be done with it?Texting is generally seen as a nuisance for people over the age of 40.It's like she and her friends have studied texting at the Bruce Lee Flying Kung Fu Fingers School or something.
Too bad texting isn't a job skill we can put on her resume.Say it out loud, minus voice inflections, and decide if it comes across as intended.” (You don't want to end up like one of these Online Dating Disasters That'll Make You Glad You're Single.)“Since more of the human connection is lost, I encourage singles to simply use texting less frequently than they might be inclined to,” says Steinberg.“After a date, it's lovely to send a follow-up note.House says most people text the way they wish to be texted—so look at how he types his notes (hopefully he will do the same for you! If he compliments your looks, maybe he craves physical compliments.If he keeps it brief, maybe he's not a texting dude.Use of texting as the primary method of communication is growing in popularity in every age group under 45, so said a study I recently came across. Texting requires skills and patience that I just don't have.