Dating etiquette for guys

12-Jul-2016 11:09

Is bearing your virtual soul through the tips of your fingers and into a text a burden dudes bare — or the best way to get to know a girl? ' It's like, whoa, calm down, I haven’t even had a chance to respond yet."RELATED: 20 Love & Heartbreak Quotes From The Wisest Man On Instagram3. "The following words: whatevs, totes, appropro, lmfao, etc. "Stick to the 2-4 text rule before we respond."weheartit No matter what you think, there are rules when it comes to texting.

We asked the men in our lives to spill on what they love, hate and really don't understand when it comes to texting:weheartit Guys might be visual, but that doesn't mean they want to stare at text after text of baby penguins and bears. "Make sure you know WHOTommy, 29, revealed that a girl he was seeing once sent a text to him intended for another guy. And guys weren’t afraid to spell ‘em out for us:"Without responding? ""I think texting is a great way to get to know a girl before asking her on a date," Alex, 26 says.

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.

I kept picturing her running into a bathroom to hide and check her phone."And since catfish are everywhere, Joe's hesitations make sense — and they're probably more common than he (or anyone) expects.2. There's nothing so important that you need to keep messaging me without waiting for an answer."6. Girls forget that guys get nervous too.""I don't really text girls until I'm out.

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I kept picturing her running into a bathroom to hide and check her phone."And since catfish are everywhere, Joe's hesitations make sense — and they're probably more common than he (or anyone) expects.2. There's nothing so important that you need to keep messaging me without waiting for an answer."6. Girls forget that guys get nervous too.""I don't really text girls until I'm out.Your self-esteem reflects the core beliefs you have about yourself.In dating, the smartest thing you can do is to find a partner who has good self-esteem.We broke up and got back together a bunch of times, so I didn’t tell anyone we broke up until recently.Also, we are […] Read more Dear Sara: When I’m dating, I really struggle with how to answer questions about my (lack of) relationship history.Within a few dates, the question about past relationships inevitably comes up, and I never know how to answer this.