Conventional wisdom holds if your match doesn’t respond to your first message, sending a second one looks a little needy.Yet new data from Hinge, the popular dating app that ditched swiping in an effort to promote “serious” relationships, shows that double-texting actually the likelihood of a response—provided you wait for a bit.
lol I giggled but I don't want to seem like I think everything you say is funny. My friend, who lived strictly by the rule that you should not double text for fear of looking too “thirsty,” as the kids call it, was aghast. My now-boyfriend has been teased for “texting like a girl,” but it was immediately one of my favorite things about him.I am an effusive texter, and in past relationships I would get frustrated when my multi-text theses would be answered with “yeah” or “sure.” I needed someone who was just as willing to give themselves carpal tunnel as I was. I'm pissed and I'll probably say "nothing" when you ask me what's wrong. I want you to think that our conversation is one of many and I care so little about it that I can't even keep track of it. I want you to know that you were on my mind and that I actually KIND OF care about you. And I definitely didn't just arrive.;)I want you to know I'm flirting with you.
Heyyy I've been thinking about texting you for a while now but I want to seem nonchalant and casual.
The survey also looked at the types of activities people are and are not engaging in when they make a connection with someone.
The survey, using Google Consumer Surveys, had some interesting and unexpected results: 52% of Users Say They’ve Never Had a One Night Stand A lot of dating apps have the reputation of being an easy way to find a casual hookup.
It also protects the sender from seeming over-eager: “If someone cannot wait a few hours for a response, the recipient may wonder if that attitude of impatience will carry into a potential relationship,” she says.
As for the content of the double-text, Fedick strongly warns against passive-aggressive comments, like “Great conversation,” or allusions to non-responsiveness, like “Where’d you go, stranger?
I'd heard similar complaints from friends: potential dates who texted too much, too little; used too many emojis, didn’t seem to understand emojis at all; were too serious, used to many “lols” when they clearly were not .