How to text guys in the modern dating world is SO complicated! Should you text first? One wrong move and the cute guy from accounting slipped through your fingers! Save yourself all the stress and learn how to text guys the right way, so that they turn into your boyfriend. Before we get into all the details, I want to make it clear that these rules are for casual relationships rather than couples who are already together. In my post on simple ways to make him your boyfriend, one of my big points was to let him take the lead.
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Texting is pretty much the main way we communicate with the people in our lives, and this is definitely the case in the dating scene. Whether you met online or in person, chances are much of your interaction, at least at first, will be via text. This gives you a bit to go on, as well. Maybe you share some passions or you discover something new you knew nothing about. Plus, it leaves the floor open for them to suggest something or throw the ball back in your court.
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So no pressure, but your entire romantic future here could be determined by your first few text messages—especially right now, when digital communications are more commonplace and safer than in-person interaction. The first text is always the hardest. How long do you wait to message that cute guy from the gym? Dating columnist Dr. Nerdlove told us that you should always touch base sooner rather than later.
I am currently seeing two guys — a good texter and a bad texter — and it makes all the difference. Otherwise, it's hard to develop a connection with someone. The good texter I'm seeing messages me every day when he wakes up.