Why You Shouldn't Text Before The First Date

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Technological silence before a first date can be golden.

If I've learned anything from sex scandals, it's that texting somebody you're hoping to sleep with can be dangerous.

Especially if you're married. Or famous. 8889255016

But this isn't about dumb Tiger Woods. This is about the rest of us, and those normal, baby-step texts surrounding a first date that can often go horribly awry. Before, you'd just get a girl's number, and if it was real, you'd set up a date with her and see her then. But now we have texting/IMing/emailing, and, good lord, Facebooking each other. There are so many opportunities to be misunderstood! Lemondrop: Love in the Time of Text Messaging

These days, if you're going on a date with someone new, chances are you've "talked" to this person electronically before you even get to make awkward conversation about your "crazy" work week over salmon croquettes and the second least expensive bottle of wine on the menu (can't look completely cheap!).

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Written by [Redacted] Guy for Lemondrop.

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