Have you ever stopped yourself from sending a text message because your friend told you it came off as desperate?Have you ever resisted the urge to sleep with someone because it was only your second date?I’ve seen countless women create complete fantasies and get drawn in — often before they even meet a man. With no tonality in messages, texting back and forth creates enormous opportunities to misread and misunderstand intent.I can’t tell you how many emails I’ve received from coaching clients with a text conversation pasted in and the question: What do you think he means (aka WTF)????
And members of our generation actually follow and endorse them, although they'll never admit it.
We had a ghost in our house in Vermont,” my friend Sarah said when I asked her if she had ever been ‘ghosted.’ “It was a helpful ghost though.
When the electricity would go out all the clocks would be set to exactly the same time when we would wake up.
We are by no means “put together.” We have no idea where we are going, what we want or what we are going to do when we get there. I'm not talking about the rules your parents made for you when you were 15 and screaming at your mom to let you sleepover at your boyfriend's house.
You shoot him a text, letting him know you had a fun night. Two days later, you're debating whether to write off that apparently perfect person you met on Saturday night, or to pitifully send another text because, maybe, the message didn't send. We spend our rent money on plane tickets, and we are always searching for something more.