The person you’re texting doesn’t necessarily know you or your sense of humor.
“After a date, it's lovely to send a follow-up note.
If you're stuck in traffic, let him know you're running late.
Send a funny or cute text to say that something you just experienced reminded you of him." You just want to avoid long-drawn out text back-and-forths early on.
House says most people text the way they wish to be texted—so look at how he types his notes (hopefully he will do the same for you! If he compliments your looks, maybe he craves physical compliments.
Thirty-one percent of men and women met their last date online (as opposed to six percent in a bar), 34 percent of daters in their 20s expect a response to a text in under 10 minutes (!
), and far more emoji users went on a first date last year than those who never dropped a winky face on the object of their textual affection (52 percent versus 27 percent).
All this begs the question: how do we most effectively date in the digital world?
Fortunately, we rounded up some dating experts to spill on how to become the most tech-savvy dater you can be.
(But don't forget these 6 Online Dating Dos and Don'ts for Internet Safety.), suggests avoiding a back-and-forth until you have an actual date on the books.