"We met on Ok Cupid, but he was traveling abroad and couldn't meet for a few weeks," she says. I really looked forward to his texts and he actually helped me through a tricky work issue. Here was this guy right in front of me, and I wished I was back at home, texting with 'him'—his virtual self just seemed a lot easier to connect with," she says.
For me, I've found the more info I share with a guy in advance, the bigger my expectations become.
And more often than not, those expectations only lead to letdown.
"Texting gives men a non-committal form of validation whenever they want to feel connected," Hussey says.
While an actual date can make a guy freak out about commitment and question whether he wants a relationship, texting offers intimacy without the, 'Is this going to be a thing? "Guys may want fleeting moments of connection rather than the prospect of a real thing."But if you're not into a textlationship, Hussey says the best thing to do is let a guy know ASAP: "Tell him you're going on a texting hiatus until he proves that he is indeed a real human being and not a figment of your imagination," he suggests.
Steve has Whats Apped me a photo of his lunch with a frowny face—apparently, he's unhappy with his sandwich selection.