The Ins & Outs Of Texting & Dating

The Ins & Outs Of Texting & Dating [EXPERT]
Love, Self

Are you single? Find out how to use text messages to your best advantage!

Don't ever make your text roll over to page two. Even if you are on an iPhone, this makes your talk bubble big. Be cute, coy and fun. But most of all, use it as a means to an end, not an end in itself.

Text is designed for making plans and coordinating schedules, or at least it is best used for that purpose in dating. Use texting as a teaser to get a date set up. If a date is not using it that way, then you are a condiment to him. Meaning, he wants to keep you around in the refrigerator for when he needs you, like ketchup. Don't be ketchup.

Be the main course. Call me old fashioned, but I believe in the highest form of communication — meeting in person. That is why Matchmaker Café focuses on setting up real dates at a real Café. We use technology, but it is only to make the live meeting happen more efficiently.

You have to meet to know if there is chemistry. You have to have dates to get to know each other better. That is what never goes out of style. Sexting might be stimulating, but not nearly as much as actual sex. 10 Ways To Screw Up A First Date ... Royally

So, move up the food chain in dating communication and be as bold as you can! 

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