She considers herself a very social person, but text communication has never been as intuitive to her as face-to-face interaction.
That’s what brought her to the Venngage headquarters on a Wednesday evening in January. A study with the potential for love at the end of it. Surprisingly, the very thing she had decided not to do anymore–talk to a stranger she was matched with online with the purpose of falling in love. She was going to use a “love hack” to make a connection. The article presented a quiz comprised of 36 questions that supposedly lead to love–or, at least, an accelerated feeling of intimacy between strangers.In that box, you can choose whether to accept or decline the offer to chat.Over the last several months, I have dated 3 men (not simultaneously) that I met on They all seem to have one thing in common: after 2-4 dates, they like to touch base with me during the week by sending me text messages to my cell phone!Although I appreciate them thinking about me in the middle of the day, if we have gone out on several dates, at what point is it appropriate to expect a 5 minute phone call a few times a week? Remember, your guy might be rushing to a meeting and his cell phone might be sitting on his desk. Leave the novel at home as it screams heavy drama and keep your texts short, so the back and forth digital banter can begin. Remember, you’re interrupting his busy workday and he might not be able to respond right away if he’s in a meeting. He’ll enjoy seeing a cute photo of the object of his affection and will want to brag about you to his friends, so start texting your smiling face to your guy today. Julie Spira is America’s Top Online Dating Expert and Digital Matchmaker.