Of all of the dating dilemmas people come to me with, texting is at the top of the list. I have no doubt that texting etiquette and texting interpretation faux pas have tanked more budding relationships than anyone could actually count! I hear a lot of women complain about men who text instead of call. The argument goes: If he really liked me, he'd call me, not text. The truth is: you don't have any idea what it means to him or her to text you in the early stages of getting to know each other. Release your assumptions - maybe texting is something you reserve for people who are a low priority for you, but that isn't the case for everyone.
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Today is your lucky day. You just scored the digits of your second hottest prospect on OKCupid and you're ready to start scheduling actual dates. But don't start tapping away at that touchscreen just yet. Don't you know there are rules to this sort of thing? I mean, you wouldn't simply text someone you like and want to see again, would you? You might come off as desperate or clingy or, worse, like you're actually interested.
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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?
I am guessing that this guy is younger, in college, and not used to being attentive to a woman's feelings, but his lack of flattery is striking. If he had said, "I've been having a lot of fun with you" before this statement that would at least indicate he's thinking about the good times you've already had. Here, he's just listing you as something to do on his to-do list pun intended. His intention is good: he does want to see you and is just very busy with running.