The rules of texting and dating
Sadly, so far my results have mostly gone one way: Nope. How much are you willing to stretch yourself and your comfort level for this new person, this new relationship?
When I was home this summer, I spoke with three different friends in three different relationships.
Inevitably we discussed these relationships plus my second chance relationship with the Brit. Each friend commented that they heard from their new “person” at least once a day.
When I reflect on my dating history over the past 4 1/2 years, I see this distinct pattern: If I don’t hear from a guy for more than 48 hours, it’s either already over (he’s actually going to ghost me entirely) or it’s simply a matter of time before it dies out.
I might hear from you from time-to-time, but that’s all you are offering.
I was gracious, kind, and direct.(2) Be honest with me that I’m not going to hear from you very often because you don’t want a relationship or you want a lot of space.
Bonnie was off the dating market from 1998 (when she met her now ex-husband) till early 2014.
She has been online dating on-and-off for over 4 years.