Online dating and texting
Don't you know there are rules to this sort of thing?I mean, you wouldn't simply Never you fear, young Casanova.", wait an hour to respond so it seems like you're accomplishing something really impressive instead of sitting on the couch. Even though you've got at least an hour to craft each response to perfection (if you're following rule No.
When she sends you a text like "What are you doing today?
Consider this your guide to relationship texting etiquette.
But please, don't follow these rules for face-to-face conversation.
If she waits an hour to respond to important and busy than she is. If simple conversations take days, you're doing it right. What, do you want to be the one who is always putting the most effort into the relationship? You don't have time to spell things correctly — you're busy volunteering at the soup kitchen, remember?
(I've never gotten past texting; I actually have no idea what real dating is like.) Trust me on this.
If you get a well-typed, thoughtful paragraph about her bad day or his dinner suggestions, the most impactful response is a nice "k." Or "cool." Or how about "ha." That one always works.