My friend, who lived strictly by the rule that you should not double text for fear of looking too “thirsty,” as the kids call it, was aghast. My now-boyfriend has been teased for “texting like a girl,” but it was immediately one of my favorite things about him.
I am an effusive texter, and in past relationships I would get frustrated when my multi-text theses would be answered with “yeah” or “sure.” I needed someone who was just as willing to give themselves carpal tunnel as I was.
I know first hand how helpful the advancement of smart phones have been to single men and allowed me to reach out to dates who otherwise I would avoid.
I understand the frustrations some people have with texting because I am guilty of over texting.
And 90 per cent of the time, the other person will exactly match their response speed to the time you took to reply.
If a convo isn’t going anywhere, I always walk away for a day or two to get them more interested.” But while Aaron’s approach is on the tactical side, others’ are just plain dirty.
The purpose of texting is to ensure that you are always on her radar. Texting is important because you want to be one of the men she talks to on a regular basis to ensure that you are always staying on her “radar”.
“Contacting someone is like losing power, so no-one wants to seem eager.
First of all, some part of my hearing doesn’t distinguish deep voices anyway. If you live far away I might hit you up on Skype, but when you don’t hear the phone ring, that’s me calling.
To be fair, there are men who I really like, that I have never had a conversation with over the phone because I just don’t want to get that close to them.
I'd heard similar complaints from friends: potential dates who texted too much, too little; used too many emojis, didn’t seem to understand emojis at all; were too serious, used to many “lols” when they clearly were not .
Each text was carefully analyzed for hidden meaning.