Dating and texting men
You’ll take screenshots of what he says and send it to all of your friends, asking for advice on what it really means.You’ll notice if he doesn’t text you for a certain amount of time, and to keep yourself from doing the dreaded back-to-back text, you might even turn off your phone to deter your fingers.You text this when you’re actively trying to avoid a relationship that may be coming to fruition.” –Vish, 26, New York Text message: “Had fun tonight! Want to make sure you’re safe.” What we think: How sweet!(And wish he would have paid for my cab home…) What men mean: “Totally legitimate. I do actually care if she got home on, and it means I liked her and want an excuse to keep talking to her.” –Jeremy, 27, New York “You seem amazing so far. I also want to talk with you more…opens a new communication door.” –Jeremy, 26, North Carolina “This one is probably legit.Try not to analyze or read into how something was said and focus on what was said.Sometimes there is an alternate meaning to what is said, but with guys it isn’t far from the surface (trust me).As if communication between men and women isn’t hard enough…now we all get to contend with the added mysteries that go along with texting.
Got a lot of things happening…don’t want to lose the relationship but other commitments come first at this stage of the relationship.” –Jeremy, 26, New York Text message: “Hey, what’s up?
The majority of guys are poor communicators but when a guy wants to talk to you, he’ll do just that.
The whole ‘game’ of relationships has messed with guys thought process.
You might even send what you intend to respond with to your friends, too – just so you have a second opinion.
It’s okay – but before you waste energy or spend anymore time with your i Phone, real dudes dish on what they’re really thinking when they send (or don’t send) those text messages. I have a work thing until late tonight, but would you want to get drinks near my place at 10 p.m.? What men mean: “I’m not saying I just want to see you when I’m drunk and close to home, but I’m not NOT saying I just want to see you when I’m drunk and close to home.” – Max, 26, New York “If it was just drinks out after the work thing, I’d say he is sincere.