Text dating advice

Texting can be a daunting prospect to even the most seasoned dater. How do you convey what you mean without tonal context? What does she expect you to reply to her three-paragraph-long text? Is it ever fine to send a one-word text, or does that come off as offensive?

Are we meeting on Tuesday? Hi, what are you up to? This has the effect of an ice-bucket directly to the head: Remember, you always want to leave her feeling good about your conversation. So are we still on for next week? The Mexican place, right? Here, we outline a couple of common pitfalls that you want to avoid: Hey, what are you doing this evening? Maybe try taking something? Any one of a thousand stressors — job worries, illness, family stresses — might cause you to be short over text!

How are you, though? Even worse than a curt response is no response. In fact, this can be one of the major sources of relationship strife: Maybe we can get ice-cream later?

I have a monster craving… Her: One of the most exquisite tortures of modern life is having to wait a long time for a reply to your text. Hey, I was just thinking about you. Crossed that bakery you love — how about I get some raspberry Danishes for the next time we hang out? The sweetest texts are the simplest. What you want to avoid is sending each other long texts full of grievances or demands.

Can you please take the car in to be serviced? I have a hundred things on my plate. Also, if you want to nag, let me remind you that you never booked a babysitter last weekend. You know how crazy this month is for me. In the same vein, not every conversation should be had over text. We need to talk. Can you get home early? Look, I get it. Now can we just move on? Wait until the two of you are able to meet in person and hash it out properly.

In contrast, here is an example of a text you absolutely should send if you want to make your partner happy: Have you checked the mail yet today? Good luck, and happy texting!


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