I was gracious, kind, and direct. You may unsubscribe at any time. Comments 76 Share what you think. As with every medium of communication, you should wait at least four hours to write back to a message and if you are 30 or older, wait a day. A good first text will explain who you are and reference your previous interaction in some way.
Keep it thoughtful — If you were thinking about him, let him know.
The Rules Of Texting (Explained By Guys)
If your date or friend reaches for their phone when you are together, ask them in a panicked voice, "Is everything ok?! We mean tonight or tomorrow - not a month from now. If not, be honest. Part of The Rules is about teaching men to respect you - and that means setting boundaries. The best texts are the fun texts. But a lot has changed since then. Not everyone feels the same way about this as I do, but I think I am the rule rather than the exception.