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Texting Do’s and Dont's

The number of text messages sent monthly in the U.S. exploded from 14 billion in 2000 to 188 billion in 2010. #TEXTING With twenty-eight percent of surveyors admitting they text at least three times a day with their significant other. It's obvious that texting plays a big role in the dating game. DO'S AND ĐON TS SO HOW DO YOU TEXT EFFECTIVELY? TEXTING DO'S -34% of texters feel more comfortable on a first date when they receive a text beforehand. -44%of men and 37% of women say mobile devices make it GETTING TO KNOW EACH OTHER easier to flirt and get to know each other. 67% of singles have used text messaging to flirt. The 1/3 of men and women 26% of texters are more FIRST DATE believe it's less intimidating likely to accept a first date if they previously exchanged texts. to ask for a first date over text. Using emojis and emoticons can add emotion to your texts and avoid misinterpretation. See the difference: SHOW PLAYFULNESS VIAEMOTICÓNS Getting into any trouble tonight? Getting into any trouble tonight? :-) vs. KEEP IN TOUCH LONG DISTANCE 15% of daters in long-distance relationships text more than they call or email. -52% say "thinking of you" is the most common text message between partners. TEXTING DONTS TEXT WHILE ON A DATE BE VAGUE 44% 84% 58% TEXT WHILE ON A DATE OF TEXT ASKED ADVICE 1/3 of texters are irritated when a date/spouse responds to text while on a date. MESSAGES ARE ABOUT WHAT A MISUNDERSTOOD TEXT MEANT TAKING TOO LONG... TO RESPOND TEXT FIGHT - 24% of singles are turned off by slow text responses from potential dates. Tone can be misinterpreted. It's easier to escalate an argument without - Don't be too available - 82% of singles text back immediately or as quickly as possible. - 25% think it's OK to wait an hour to text back, face-to-face communication. Using texting to settle arguments, apologize or make decisions is associated with a lower quality of relationships. while another 25% think you can wait up to three hours. FORGET WHAT YOU LEARNED IN ENGLISHCLASS - 10% of singles have been BREAK BAD NEWS dumped via text. -88% of male online daters OVER TEXT break up with women via text -Don't over-abbreviate. Use bad grammar. compared to 18% of female online daters. -Send short replies. TRY TO BE SNOOP OR CHEAT SHAKESPEARE 1/3 of individuals in relationships have snooped through their partner's text inbox. - Attempt to create a deep emotional connection through text. USED TEXTING TO 25% ILLICITLY FLIRT - Take your texts way too seriously. - Be afraid of emojis, emoticons, and OUTSIDE OF THEIR RELATIONSHIP. silly photos. ONE IN FOUR PEOPLE THINK THAT AN HOUR IS THE LONGEST YOU SHOULD WAIT TO RESPOND TO A TEXT. Another one in four believe that it's one to three hours. 1/3 of all women think that it's less intimidating to ask for a date via text. 73% of women prefer text as the first form of communication from a guy they just met. Only 6% of women find the "three day rule" acceptable. 60% of women flake on the first date because of needy texts. ART CHARM Where adinary guys becme ataordinary men www.theartofcham.com/the-txt-book

Texting Do’s and Dont's

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The number of text messages sent monthly in the U.S. exploded from 14 billion in 2000 to 188 billion in 2010. With twenty-eight percent of surveyors admitting they text at least three times a day with...

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