Example: "Kinda crazy week with work but will let you know," "Around this week?
Olly*, a 25-year-old graphic designer, was on the train home after a date with Jen, the 24-year-old media planner he’d met on Tinder a few weeks before. Not even because he wanted to wait another day to play it cool.It was their first meet-up and there’d been a flirty spark on both sides: the ‘quick drink’ had graduated into dinner, and even in Olly’s last-minute scramble to jump on the train home, he had leaned in for a kiss against the train’s doors. “I saw an opportunity,” he admits, somewhat cowardly."My friend was recently contemplating whether it mattered that the guy she's into had downgraded from Gchat to Snapchat, so we started talking about the general hierarchy of how men get in touch.Of course, this is all subject to change based on the specific guy and how far the relationship's progressed.No matter how the guy you like gets in touch, hearing from him in those early stages is sure to make you feel butterflies.
Eventually, though, those exciting stomach flutters can give way to mystifying questions, like "Why does he seem physically incapable of actually calling me?
Or maybe you've had one date with a guy that went really well. You go from emailing to texting with some very fun exchanges. Some men enjoy these interactions and get their fill of feminine energy without ever needing to date you.
While texting can be a lot of fun, to build a true relationship you need to spend quality time with a new man.
“The big ‘chess move’ in dating is how quickly you respond to messages,” explains Aaron, 27.
“Contacting someone is like losing power, so no-one wants to seem eager.
But since there's not really a chance for conversation, Instagram quickly exhausts its romantic potential.