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It's when you're texting with someone you're interested in but one or both people ugys waiting to text back after a few minutes or hours instead of replying immediately. Depending on the person, I'll criticise every word as being the reason they haven't responded yet. You do want to leave some stuff to talk about on the actual date.
If a girl likes to text me all day, I'll take my sweet time replying so that we never run out of things to talk about and I can still do things besides type on my phone all day. According to Dr.
Updated: Oct. I worry when I don't hear back from friends. I should go do something else.
I'm a bitter slave to technology. This article was originally published on April 19, I hope I somehow did not upset you.
Guys are just gonna do them. This guy is literally the most specific person ever, and his thumbs probably hurt a lot. Why, though?
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These guys will match whatever you're doing because you're always right, duh. Some people might start to worry. I don't really care as long as she replies eventually. I pay attention to when a girl replies because too long and without a reason just feels like she's not into it. Some of those guys are right, anyway. Someone date me. Some people read too far into their texts.
You might even know that this person is going through tough times I don't think about it at all. This le to a very stilted conversation that risks both parties losing interest. They must think I'm bugging them too much.
I don't know his life, though. This guy will call you on the phone instead, and I hate the fact that this is simultaneously cute but still fills me with fear and anxiety. If we're making plans, I'll respond immediately. Waiting means you have too much time to think about all the possible reasons they might be temporarily ghosting you. People do get busy and life can get in the way. But then, I remember all the memes I'd miss out on, and the fact that that phone costs more than I want to think about, and it stays glued to my goddamn hand.
But luckily, some guys on Reddit may have made at least one part of it a little easier, as they revealed how often they text a girl they like before a first date. What if someone I like hasn't responded to my text in five hours? Joshua Klapow, Ph. By Theresa Massony Aug. Was that my phone? I usually forget about it until my phone dings with a response.
This guy understands the importance of a good meme when texting a girl, thank God. These responses might give a little insight.
It's a tactical game of waiting to text someone back that keeps you on your toes. Do gys typically go hours [or] days without a response? You know the one. Don't get too caught up in the nitty-gritty of texting, my friends. Because if your date isn't sending you funny memes in the first place, how fun will this person be anyway? Shutterstock I really don't like long drawn out conversations through text.
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I have a friend who always thinks this means the girl's not interested in him, though. Some people are just talkers rather than texters. Not hearing back right away is not always about you. Did you drop your phone in the toilet? Is this a person who always takes a long time to respond? Imagine me saying this in a definitely sarcastic, high-pitched, whiny voice: Life is SO hard sometimes, you guys. Are they okay?
Is this why I'm not with anyone? How often do guys text a girl they like before the big first date? The problem is when the other person takes equally as long to respond.