Instead of sending a standard greeting, try something out of the blue, like the thought just popped into your head and you HAD to text the person. So consider making that first text, “Very much enjoyed our conversation, and I’d love to continue it.
Maybe: “i totally forgot to ask, and this is really important: do.
Heyyy I've been thinking about texting you for a while now but I want to seem nonchalant and casual.
I'm kind of annoyed but I want you to think I'm easygoing! You're kind of amazing, but I don't want you to KNOW I think you're amazing.
Often the auto-correct feature will kick in and your text might be misinterpreted, or worse yet, even be offensive. Other times your text might be sent to the wrong person in error if you’re sending multiple text messages. That doesn’t mean he hasn’t seen your text and is feeling quite distracted with thoughts of you. If he’s into you, you’ll be hearing the chime of his text on your phone within a few hours. She creates Irresistible Profiles for singles on the dating scene.
Remember, your guy might be rushing to a meeting and his cell phone might be sitting on his desk. Leave the novel at home as it screams heavy drama and keep your texts short, so the back and forth digital banter can begin. Remember, you’re interrupting his busy workday and he might not be able to respond right away if he’s in a meeting. He’ll enjoy seeing a cute photo of the object of his affection and will want to brag about you to his friends, so start texting your smiling face to your guy today. Julie Spira is America’s Top Online Dating Expert and Digital Matchmaker.
This text is simple, yet sweet—and a smiley emoji makes it flirty without being over the top! When you see him take out his phone and read it, make eye contact and flash a smile.
I'm pissed and I'll probably say "nothing" when you ask me what's wrong.
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The Conversation Continuation: A great way to smoothly keep your convo going is to refer to it directly in your text, like “ok just read (that article you’d been talking about). The Forward Flirt: Maybe you want to take things up a notch?
Our first week of correspondence was about the evolution of Santa Claus from the Mediterranean Nikolaos of Myra to the rosy-cheeked, velvet-pantsuit-sporting figure we have today." —Kimberly, 33"I would text you my selfies, but I don't have your number.""I tweeted one night that I deleted Snapchat from my phone and for people to text me their selfies instead, as somewhat of a joke.
Remember, if you wouldn’t want his boss or co-workers seeing your text, it isn’t worth pressing the send button. For more dating advice, sign up for the free Weekly Flirt newsletter, follow @Julie Spira on Twitter and like us at Facebook.com/Cyber Dating Expert.