Online dating ettiquete
How are men and women supposed to know each other's intentions when words are sprawled across a computer screen without any emotional impact?
The Internet utilizes phrases like “lol” for “Laughing Out Loud,” but do they have a phrase for “This is actually a heartfelt message.”?
If a guy is out with a girl and wants to show her how he feels, a high five is not the way to go. A high five from a guy could result in a slap in a face from a girl, or worse, no second date to redeem yourself.
The only exception is a long-term exclusive relationship, particularly one with physical intimacy.
The text message is the coldest form of communication because it says, “I'm too much of a coward to dial seven numbers and listen to your voice.
I'd much rather send it in the form of broken sentences with ‘U' and ‘2' instead of actual words.” I've known of a broken engagement ending this way, as well as a month-long romance. If someone says “I love you” while intoxicated, it's not necessarily something to take seriously.
Plus, how romantic is it to receive a first “I love you” through a text message? If you are sitting around waiting for texts, maybe you should get a new hobby, exercise, something.
(If you couldn't tell by the tone of my font, I was being sarcastic). Unless a significant other actually requests one, gift cards are not a romantic gift.