Dating and texting advice radio 4 internet dating
By the end of the day, she'd want something more than I was ready for," says Adam, 26.
As society has evolved with the rapid changes in technology, so has the way we deal with our relationships. One we use in person and one we have when behind a screen.
In this day and age, the way we communicate on screen — whether through text or internet — can directly influence the way a person will perceive us.
Not only in what we say, but in the timing of our responses.
The more messages you send at one time, the more desperate or needy you will come across.
During down time, think of something fun or interesting to say.
One conversation can go on for hours or days but that time in between gives you a chance to perfect what you want to say.
Sirius, 28, revealed that when it comes to text etiquette, he can’t stand a girl that’s too expressive."Too many emojis just kill a conversation—and definitely my interest," he says. "I hate the texts where a girl is like 'Hey, what are you doing? "If she sent me a text she meant to send another guy, I'm just not interested in you anymore," he says."I understand people make mistakes — and yeah, it's happened to me before so I'm a little jaded but like, you see my name right there in the message. I would definitely say my limit is like 4 or 5 texts," Rich, 33, says. "Texting is casual; an easy way to get to know someone and I feel like I get to be honest about the things I'm interested in.
"It's hard enough trying to interpret what a girl is saying — let alone when she's using pigs and cacti and pink high heels in a message to me. "Though Joe, 31, agrees with the unwritten emjoi limit, he says that it's more the waiting game that really turns him off. I'm not sure what I’m doing later — or what I'm doing on Sunday morning for brunch. "I don't know what you're saying, but I'm pretty sure 99 percent of the time you can wait for my response."For Chris, 29, the rule is similar, but simpler: do unto others as you'd want done to you. They're nervous, they over-analyze and they definitely ask their friends if they should respond right away — or make you sweat it out a bit."I don't like to say much in text messages," Phil, 28 says. just enough to keep them interested without giving away too much. I'm more likely to share things about myself and ask more personal questions in a text.