I’m not normally a fan of laying out “rules of dating”, but sometimes you have to draw the line in the sand! I think it would be a great public service for the single people to put down some hard and fast rules about texting. Enough is enough, people.
When we discussed people who were “textually active” we acknowledged that times have changed and we simply communicate differently. I can adapt, to a degree. Sadly, you give some of us an inch and we’ll take a mile. You let one text message to arrange a meet up location pass, the next thing you know your entire relationship is mired in SMS messages. No bueno.
One reader wrote me voicing her frustration with her recent experience with a text offender:
“I received a text saying he would love to see my legs again (met while dancing) and asked if I could come over to his place tonight. I sent him a text back saying why is it I get all these texts from him but he doesn’t feel like going anywhere and getting to know me a little