The Dos and Don’ts of Texting in Early Dating

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What are the dos and don’ts of texting in early dating? Discover the top 5 things you should and shouldn’t do when you match online.

Texting in early dating can be confusing and frustrating. You match with someone and think there might be chemistry. You want to send a thoughtful text. Should you wait for them to text first? What if you send a text and don’t hear back right away? Or what if they do text back, but they haven’t answered your question or they write way too much? I’m sharing the dos and don’t of early texting to help you feel more empowered and less overwhelmed with texting your online dating match.

Dos and Don’ts of Texting in Early Dating

Don’ts of Texting in Early Dating

1. Don’t play games about when to text back

2. Don’t use text as the only form of communication 

3. Don’t send boring texts

4. Don’t overshare

5. Don’t be too passive

Dos of Texting in Early Dating

1. Do text when it works for you

2. Do get on a call asap or leave voice notes on the app

3. Do be interesting and interested on text

4. Do share a little about yourself and a little about why you’re interested in getting to know them

5. Do be proactive and send the first text

If you follow these tips, you’ll have less stress and more success in the early stages of dating. Which mistakes have you made with texting in early dating? And what’s one tip you’ll put into practice today to help you go on your last first date?

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