“My girlfriend used to constantly bug me with a bunch of texts in a row. I honestly got so tired of it. It was like a chore to even think of responding. Sad, but true. Didn’t have the heart to tell her.” -Michael, 33, Santa Barbara, CA (occupation: lifeguard)
“I hate it when a girl texts me ‘i’m bored… hows ur day?…’” -Thomas, 23, Rhode Island, (occupation: law student)
“It weirds me out when a woman sends me a bunch of consecutive texts especially when we first meet.” – Anthony, 41, NYC (occupation: bartender)
“I normally don’t respond if a girl keeps asking me stuff about my personal life, right in the beginning.” -Martin, 27, Austin, Texas (occupation: pharmaceutical rep)
Do those quotes make you uncomfortable? Do you ever feel afraid or anxious about texting? Doesn’t Thomas seem like kind of a jerk?
Here’s my point – there are a ton of women who are confused about texting… and they’re making HUGE mistakes every time they text.
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I’m going to be blunt, most women have no idea how to text a guy – much less what kind of texts guys LIKE to receive.
How Many Of These Texts Would You Send?
OK, be honest with me: how many of those would you send? How many of those have you sent in real life?
If you think I’m trapping you, then you’ve got good intuition. Truth is, most of the time it’s a really, really bad idea to send a guy any of those texts.
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Why does it feel like a nervous, gut twisting roller coaster ride every time you want to text a guy you really like? (And don’t even get me started on what happens when a guy suddenly stops texting back.)
The stress and confusion of what to text, when to text, how to text, and why he’s not texting back has built up to a breaking point, and well hello dating I bet you’re ducking sick of it. I know I am.
It doesn’t have to be this way. It’s not your fault. It’s not your fault. It’s not your fault. ( R.I.P. Robin Williams).
Eyes front, mouths closed, mind focused. You and me, we’re going to talk about texting, and it’s going to get real up in this article.
Why? Because texting shouldn’t be this big, scary, stressful, awful thing. Because at the heart of it, texting the guy you want the right way is actually very, very simple.
Texting is literally writing a few words on a magic pocket sized device and sending them through magic portals to another person in a millisecond (or however phones work). It’s not a big deal.
Together, We’re Going To Make Texting Easy
Because what if you’re in a relationship with a guy you love more than anything, yet he refuses to text you back even though he knows it makes you miserable?
Or what if you meet a guy, instantly hit it off with him, really want to make him fall for you … and azing first date. You expect him to text you, but then nothing. Silence.
It sparks a frantic debate inside your head: Should you send a guy you like the first text or wait for him to contact you first?
On the one hand, you’re nervous about him not responding but on the other hand you’re so giddy and excited that you can’t help but feel the overwhelming urge to text him.