Dating blowing off
No matter how hard it is, resist the urge to double text if you haven’t heard from him right away.
I’ve had some girls who are too annoying,” says Jordan*, a Macomb Community College senior, “and if you don’t answer them they blow you up with 3-4 texts in a row without me answering and it’s weird.” Texting is a back-and-forth form of communication.
Extra letters are annoying and unnecessary; guys don’t like it when you’re constantly saying “hiii,” “What’s uppp?
” or “Goodnightttt.” Tyler*, a recent grad of Oakland University, says, “stuff like heyyyyyyyyy is fine every once in a while with me, but when every text has extra letters that’s kind of annoying.” Guys don’t need extra letters to feel special (that’s a girl thing).
Dating is a tricky business, but here are some guidelines that'll keep you successful and in the mix!
You spend hours crafting the perfect text message, adding an extra exclamation point, contemplating whether to use a smiley face or a winky face, and rereading it ten times before hitting send.
How do you get to know someone without being nosy or rude?
And how do you figure out how a person feels about you — or tell them how you feel about them — without either of you feeling uncomfortable?
Listen to our texting advice and start being a smarter texter.Setting Yourself up for Success Putting Yourself out There Having a Successful First Date Building on the First Date and Beyond Community Q&A It can be difficult to strike a good balance when dating.How do you appear interested without coming off as desperate or needy?You could actually think what he said was funny or you could just be using it as a filler, kind of like “um and like” when you’re talking.You want to keep the conversation going so say something that shows more interest than a random “LOL or “LMAO”.