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Tech Etiquette: 5 Rules To Follow When Texting Your Partner

Texting is a huge part of our lives. It is the most popular form of modern communication. Now, we all love to text, but are we doing it correctly? There are certain rules to follow when texting, especially when texting your partner. For help in that department, check out our five rules to follow when texting your partner:

1. Don't Argue

Arguments should never take place over text messages. Arguments should be reserved for in-person conversations or phone calls if necessary. This is because it's hard to read someone's emotions and tone through a text message. Arguments can easily escalate and be more than they should be all because someone misinterpreted the tone of a text.

2. Keep It Short and Simple

One of the biggest rules for texting your partner is to keep it short and simple. Don't send them entire paragraphs with unnecessary details. Texts should be to-the-point. Say exactly what you need to say and keep it at that. Texting wasn't meant for long-winded discussions, but rather short reminders or “hello's”.

3. Timing Is Key

It's important to consider the time you're texting your partner. You shouldn't be texting them when they're in the middle of an important meeting or when they're having dinner with a family member. Be considerate of what you may be interrupting and then only text them if it is an emergency. (Actually, if it's an emergency, you might want to pick up the phone and call…)

4. Don't Text Too Often

Listen to us on this one: never text your partner too often. You will drive them insane. If you're texting your partner over and over again, not even giving them time to respond, you're texting them too much. Give them some space and time to read your text and then text you back

5. Know When To Make A Call

The most important rule about texting is to know when you shouldn't text at all. Some conversations should be reserved for phone calls (or ideally in person). This includes anything private, emergencies, disputes, or really just anything serious. These conversations are too heavy for texting and therefore shouldn't be texted.

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4 Ways to Impress a Guy Through Messages

So you just met a guy you like and you want to make a good impression? Back in the day, you would've been stressing over what outfit to wear or how to do your hair. While those things are still important, times have certainly changed! In today's world, text messages and online chats are your first opportunity to make a good impression. The messages you send and the things you say will be a huge reflection of who you are when talking to a new guy. It's important to know how to look good through messaging. You'll need to master certain tips and techniques to get the guy you're chatting with to be interested in you.

Here are four tips and tricks for impressing a guy through messages:

1. Flirt!

This one should be obvious. If you want to let this guy know that you're interested in him, you'll need to master your flirtation skills. You're probably wondering how exactly you're supposed to flirt through a text message… Well, the same way you would in person! Joke with him. Make playful jabs at him. Be sarcastic (but not too much). The only difference between flirting through messaging and in person is that your tone doesn't translate well through messages. You might make a joke, and he won't realize you're joking. This is where emojis become your best friend. A winking smiley emoji can be the difference between a playful joke and a rude remark.

2. Keep it Brief

When you're chatting with a guy through texting or messages, keep it short. Don't send him long paragraphs that detail every aspect of your day. You'll just bore him to death. Don't overload him with ten texts in a row. He'll think you're crazy and needy.  Keep your messaging short and simple. Ask him questions about himself. Let him do the talking. If he wants to know something about you or your life, he'll ask. Keeping it brief will keep him curious, and also keep him from getting annoyed with you.

3. Don't Seem Desperate

This is an important one. Nothing sends a guy running away like desperation. Even if you are desperate, don't look desperate.  You need to play hard to get through your messages. Don't let him think that you're waiting for his reply or that you're thinking of texting him all day. Let him think you don't need to speak to him. You can achieve this by spreading your responses out. If he texts you, don't respond immediately. I know it can be hard, but wait a few hours. This will keep him guessing. This will also keep you from looking desperate. Plus, it creates some mystery about you. If you're not always responding to him right away, you'll have him wondering what you're up to.

4. Send Pictures

A picture is worth a thousand words, right? No, I don't mean dirty pictures. (Unless both parties are interested and consenting to that…I'm not here to judge.) I mean interesting or intriguing pictures. Send him a picture that will spark a conversation. This could be something funny you saw that day or a cool place you visited. Send him a picture of something you think he'd like to see. It could be of something you guys talked about before, or just something that reminded you of him. Either way, a picture breaks up the monotony of small-talk. He'll be glad to see he received a picture, rather than the usual “How was your day?”

The Basics

To keep it simple, here are some guidelines to follow when trying to impress a guy through messages:

  • Don't chat too much, too long or too often.
  • Make sure this guy does actually want to speak to you.
  • Send interesting pictures.
  • Don't be vulgar or offensive.
  • Stay away from drunk texting. (This is just asking for embarrassment.)
  • Make it personal.
  • Don't bore him.
  • Be yourself!


How to have a Guy Ways to Have Him Missing You Like Crazy

We all enjoy spending time with the person we love, but we can't spend every second together. Sometimes we just need space or time apart. You also can't always be together because of things like work and school. Even if you're apart, you still want the guy you like thinking about you, right? Every girl secretly loves a guy obsessing over her when he's not with her. Here are 7 tips to have him missing you like crazy when you're not around:

Spending Time Apart

They say, “absence makes the heart grow fonder”. There is a lot of truth to this old sentiment. We don't know how much we enjoy someone's company until we're without it.

So the first way to make him miss you like crazy is to give him some space. How can someone miss you if you're always around? This may be difficult because when you like someone you want to spend a lot of time with them. However, it's important to spend some time apart for him to realize how much he values you and your time together.

Don't Text/Call Constantly

This goes along with giving him some space. If you're constantly texting and calling him, it will feel like you never left. It can also become annoying if you're contacting him when he's busy.

If you keep the contact to a minimum, it will have him missing you like crazy. He'll start to miss speaking to you and hearing from you. It will also make you more intriguing, as he'll wonder what you're doing when you're not in touch with him.

Text Strategically

While you don't want to text him constantly, you do want to text him every so often. Psychologists say the best time to contact a guy you're interested in is at night. This will make him more likely to dream of you and think of you when he wakes up the next morning.

Looking Your Best

This is more of a tip for making him attracted to you because the more he's attracted to you, the more he'll miss you. It's known that men tend to be more visual than women are. They rely more on their physical attraction to a woman than anything else. When a man finds a woman that he's really attracted to, he'll be thinking of her when he's not with her. So it's important to look your best when you're with him so you'll be on his mind when you're not together.


Not only is giving him a gift a nice way of showing you care, it is also a great way to get him to miss you. Give him something special for his birthday or just because you were thinking of him.

If you really want to give him something that reflects your relationship, make it a personalized gift. This could be something that has a picture of you on it or something that makes him think of you (a movie you saw together, a souvenir from somewhere you visited together, etc.)  Whenever he sees this gift, it will remind him of how much you care about him and have him missing you terribly.

Physical Contact

The physical contact you have when you're together will make him miss you like crazy when you're apart. Gently stroke his arm or tough his hand. He'll be thinking of these little moments when the two of you are not together.

Social Media

Be active on social media when you're not with him. When you're out with friends, make sure to take pictures of yourself looking good and having a great time. When he sees the pictures of you hanging out with friends and having fun, it shows him you're not boring and makes you more desirable. Seeing how much fun you have with other people will have him missing you like crazy and wishing that you were having fun with him.

While you definitely enjoy spending time with your guy, you know you can't be together all the time. At least now you have seven tips that will keep you on his mind when the two of you are apart.

5 Steps to Seducing a Girl Through Texting

You were out and about today when you met a really cute girl. She was so nice and the two of you had a good conversation. When it was time to go, you were bold and asked for her number…and she gave it to you! That's great! You're probably super excited.

…but what comes next? You have her number now. It's up to you to keep the conversation going. You want to talk to her more and you want her to like you. So how do you go about winning a girl's heart through text messages?

Here are five steps to seducing a girl through texting:

1. Getting Her Attention

If this girl is as great as she seems, she probably has tons of guys vying for her attention. You need to stand out from the rest. You want to get her attention and keep it focused on you. Here's two ways to immediately catch her interest in the first text:

Be Nice: When you decide to text her for the first time, be super friendly and polite. Ask her how her day is going or what she's up to. She probably has loads of guys texting her messages that make her uncomfortable. You don't want to be one of those guys. Keep it nice and simple.

Make it Personal: Try to make a personal connection with her. You can reference something that the two of you talked about when you met. You can ask her a basic question about herself. Don't ask anything too deep or personal when you first start talking to her. That will only send her running away.

2. Making Her Laugh

Girls love guys that can make them laugh. There are few things sexier than a sense of humor. Making her laugh is a huge step in seducing a girl through texting. A great way to make her laugh is through gently teasing her. Obviously you don't want to hurt her feelings, so don't tease her about anything serious. You can be playful and cute by teasing her about something little and silly.

When it comes to texting, remember that emojis are your friend. You can use a funny emoji to make her laugh or to let her know you're joking. The right emoji can make the difference between being funny or just seeming like a weirdo.

3. Appropriate Timing

Make sure that you are texting her at appropriate times. You don't want to text her too often, otherwise she'll think you're annoying. You also don't want to text her at times that she may be busy, because then you'll be interrupting her and definitely not making a good impression. Here's three things to consider when deciding to text a girl:

  • Don't overdo it. If you send her ten texts in a row, she'll think you're a creep. …a creep with no life.
  • Be considerate. Don't text her at three in the morning when she's probably sleeping.
  • Give her a chance to respond. If she hasn't replied to your last text yet, don't text her again. She might be busy and it could take some time for her to reply.

4. Keeping it Brief

When you're trying to seduce a girl through texting, you want to keep it short and sweet. Your texts should not be long essays that go over everything you did that day. That will just bore her to death. You want your messages to be short and concise. You can ask her how her day is, or you can tell her something funny. Don't give her every little detail of your life, otherwise she'll lose interest in you. If you keep it short and simple, you'll also create a mysterious image of yourself. She'll want to find out more about you and see what it is you haven't told her yet.

5. Remember Your Main Goal

When you're texting this girl, don't forget what your main goal is. You don't want to just keep texting back and forth forever. You really like her and eventually want to spend time with her, right? After spending some time seducing her through texts, when the time is right, ask her to go out some time. If you can never get up the courage to ask her to hang out in person, then all of your text message seduction will have been for nothing. Keep this goal in mind when you are messaging her.

3 Texts to Never Send an Ex-Girlfriend You Want Back

Breakups can be terribly painful especially if you’ve been together for a long time. Now that your relationship is over, you’re feeling depressed, lonely and yearning for your ex-girlfriend. While most breakups are ultimately for the best, some are a mistake. You may feel like you can patch things up with your ex-girlfriend and make things work a second time around.

So how exactly do you go about getting back together with your ex-girlfriend? You can always just go right to her and let her know, but that might be too soon and too direct. Today's world places a lot of importance on using text messages to communicate. So, with that in mind, texting might be the medium that you can use to get your ex-girlfriend back. Hold up, though; don't grab that phone just yet! There's three types of text messages that will send her running away from your arms, not into them.

Three texts that will destroy your chances of getting back together with an ex-girlfriend:

Rehashing Old Drama

It may be tempting to text her asking what went wrong. You might want to figure out what could have been done differently. You're probably wondering why she wanted out of the relationship. …but you shouldn't text her about any of these things. Once the relationship was over, it was over. Texting her about any previous drama will only drive her further away from you. If you want to get her back, you need to create a clean slate. Don't live in the past.

Blaming Her

This goes along with the previous idea. You do not want to text your ex-girlfriend anything that indicate she was the reason for the relationship ending. Do not try to make her feel guilt or place blame on her. The two of you are now separated, so any contact you have should be trying to rebuild a friendship. If you're constantly texting her about how awful she was to breakup with you or things that she could have done differently, she will never want to get back with you.

Being Desperate

When you’re attempting to reunite with your ex-girlfriend, acting desperate is like shooting yourself in the foot. This means don't text too much or too often. Act like you have moved on with your life, but still want to keep in touch. Don't let her see that you're miserable without you. If you act like you're doing fine without her, it will only make her want you more. So avoid texts that are too sappy, sad, or make you seem like you're pining for her affection. If you use your texts to portray an image of confidence and stability, you'll have her back in no time.

How to Flirt with a Girl Over Text

Texting has become a basic part of our lives and how we communicate, and it has also become an integral part of dating. So, sorry to break it to you guys, if you don’t know how to flirt with a girl over text, your dating game is going to seriously suffer. The good news is that flirting over text can be learned. And, for all you shy guys, flirting with text is easier to learn than in-person dating skills like bantering. Continue reading