It's enough to make you lose sleep at night, grab a pint of ice cream or dial ten girlfriends to ask them what to do. It's just a text or a way to ping someone to stay in touch, not a relationship measuring stick on whether he's into you or not.
Most people are so attached to their cell phones that they sleep with them at night or would put them in the shower with them if they were waterproof.
Receiving a text when your date gets home to say he had a great time will help you fall asleep with a smile on your face.
Hearing the chime on your phone with a simple, "Sweet dreams" is an almost guarantee that you'll be dreaming about him.
Most younger people prefer to text or IM than talk on the phone. im not very comfortable talking with a complete stranger on the phone right off the bat..just kinda throws you into the awkward seat too soon..instead of building up to is this somebody i actually want to chat with longer then 10 to 15mins is this somebody i want to actually meet.these are female you have never met maybe they just arent comfortable with the whole phone conversation yet or maybe feel like or see theres nothing really to talk about or any real intrest so they wanna keep it at text for awhile.. We decided to finally go on a date against my judgement. Texting requires only a very small reception bandwidth, while a phone call need a more constant 2-3 bar reception... I did too, text with a gorgeous lady I met at starbucks for 4 months, and boinked for 3.5 months... she always had good excuses why she did not pickup when I called (although we talked numerous times on the phone) she often blamed..
As for me I prefer texting, but that's because after years as a collections rep on the phone..phone is a device of torture to me, not a fun way to connect usually. I think some of you are missing the point of my original post. Until we all get great cell reception (maybe future GPS phones will solve the Cell drop out dilemma) sometimes texting can get you thru to someone that you otherwise could not! being at the salon, (nails, hair), being at lunch with GFs, picking up the kids, at school recitals, dinner with friends, putting the kids to bed....
The article says this: “It’s a trend we’ve coined ‘premature escalation’…
since our whole world is so instant now, people can craft entire personas through their slew of texts…
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.
In a new relationship, texting can be both exciting and filled with anxiety.
Before you over analyze his texts, read this to find out how to text in style.
As a side note—and I know I’ve said this before—if you’re cancelling the day of the date, especially if it’s within a few hours of when you’re supposed to meet each other, please do have the decency to call.