Don't send angry texts! I believe that respect is one of the foundations of all relationships and goes hand in hand with building safety and trust. Let’s face it, to feel safe with someone you have to trust them.
In the latest video episode of Ask YourTango—where readers seek out advice on love and relationships—dating coach and author Rachel Greenwald answers a question from a woman who is struggling to get a man to pick up the phone and call. Rachel advises this reader to retrain her text-happy boyfriend. Watch the video to find out how.
Now love interests are texting/IMing/emailing, and, good lord, Facebooking each other. There are so many opportunities to be misunderstood! If I've learned anything from sex scandals, it's that texting somebody you're hoping to sleep with can be dangerous.
Technology has fundamentally changed the way we seek, nurture, and experience intimacy. Beyond the coy status updates, drunken emails and occasional sexting, we find soulmates on dating sites, we fight over IM, make up over email, then go on Facebook to announce to the world our renewed devotion. Gadgets make our love lives better, but they also enable mixed messages, vague sentiments and other bits of intentional or unintentional confusion.
Name: Calypso | Location: NYC , |Question: Moxie, I met "Bob" at the end of the summer. At first we hungout as friends. He'd invite me to happy hour w/ his friends and I'd do the same. One night while out and drinking we shared our first kiss. I went home with him that evening but nothing happened. He gave me pajamas and we shared the same bed but that was it. We didnt have sex. We hungout a few more times after that. The last time we hungout turned from simple happy hour drinks to 2 days in his apt - at the end of the night he asked me to come home with him (we both called off work and stayed glued on his sofa watching tv, eating food and making out from thurs night until sat morning BUT no sex again). Since those 2 days we've texted some, Facebook'ed some but that is it. I've invited him out a couple of times but he couldn't come (friends in town and sick). He texted me last week to see if I was hanging out but I wasn't. I'm really
These days, women need to be technologically savvy not only for work but for our love lives. In today's dating world, men aren't limiting themselves to calling us. Instead, we've come to expect a flirtatious text or two a few hours or days after a date. If you hit it off, you might even take it to the next level of "sexting," and exchange sexy images and texts. New to sexting or too shy to try it? Don't worry, it's easy to start, and can actually help those who may be on the more bashful side to release their inner sex goddess.