If you get a well-typed, thoughtful paragraph about her bad day or his dinner suggestions, the most impactful response is a nice "k." Or "cool." Or how about "ha." That one always works.The one-word answer is akin to the smile and nod in face-to-face conversation.But don't start tapping away at that touchscreen just yet.
Every couple is different, and the waiting game doesn't always pay off as planned. " would be: "hdd 2 br w bros." Notice there are several possible meanings here. "But wouldn't it be so much easier to arrange this with a five-minute phone call instead of a three-day texting conversation? Alternate by throwing in a few "lols" or a "rofl" just to prove you're an equal opportunity acronym user. How else can you ensure the recipient knows you really are excited about her choice of restaurant?
If your boo isn't responding as quickly as you'd like, send him three or four more messages to make sure he's for sure getting your messages/hasn't died in a car crash. Then make sure to communicate panic in your responses. If you're upset with your mate, a period at the end of a short response will assure her you mean business. If you fear the punctuation mark is making you seem too eager, replace it with an emoticon.
" Puke.) But mostly, it's the fact that he's your first.
Not necessarily just sexually, but myriad other ways, too: The first guy you watch with, the guy who buys you a copy of Pink Floyd's "Dark Side of The Moon," the first one in the passenger's seat as soon as you get your learner's permit...
When she sends you a text like "What are you doing today?
", wait an hour to respond so it seems like you're accomplishing something really impressive instead of sitting on the couch. Even though you've got at least an hour to craft each response to perfection (if you're following rule No.
You'll end up alienating the friends who are dropping truth-bombs such as the one above.
Next thing you know, he's your closest friend as well as your boyfriend — which creates a co-dependent dynamic that's bad for any relationship.8.
Which is one of those things where, yeah, it happened, but asteroids also hit the Earth occasionally and we all still leave our houses without wearing full-body protective Plexiglass domes. He might be running from a bad relationship with a woman his age. It's great how you guys are on the same emotional level, right! It's the emotional version of going from breast buds to boobs!
If he had a nasty breakup with (or for older men, a nasty divorce from) someone in his demographic, there's a good shot that's why he's with you — someone who, ostensibly, can't hurt him. (Wrong.) He's in a different generation than you; he shouldn't be a decade behind emotionally.
Unless it's just a fun, sexy, baggage-free throw-you-over-your-desk situation where nobody gets hurt at the end.5.