Four out of five of the guys said yes, there are rules to texting. A lot of these rules are generated by society and pop culture, and dictate how we converse with one another. I think these rules are also reflective of the relationship you have with someone. Ultimately, I think there is a general set of baseline rules that most people follow — like being polite, funny, respectful — and then the rest just falls into personal expectations.
There was a clear divide here. You know pretty quickly if someone is into you or if you are into them. I have noticed over past years even females have been more aggressive in pursuit. I think everyone can agree that the more time and effort you put into someone, the more interested you are. But being hard to get is definitely a game and I think it totally depends on the type of person you are.
Is it a turnoff if a girl is always the one to text you first? We have a consensus here — everyone answered no. No surprises here — Weekday texts are more conversational, and are meant to serve as distractions while at work. They are also sober texts usually. Ben, 27, cautions the tipsy texters: Is there a reason or strategy behind your texting habits? What is your favorite text to get from a girl? I dislike all texts equally.
Anything that means they were thinking of me e. David, however, appears well-versed in it. However, sometimes ghosting is the simple solution to an online dating match gone bad.
Ben, 27, last ghosted a girl after a first [Tinder] date. Have you ever waited a day or longer to respond to a text? Most of the panelists said yes, by accident — or yes, to not come off as eager. Nate, however, knows better than to wait too long to reply to your text: To summarize the findings, here is the most important graph.
Keep it thoughtful — If you were thinking about him, let him know. Not a good date, though—too stabby. Catch Five Points, a new series only on Facebook Watch.