The article says this: “It’s a trend we’ve coined ‘premature escalation’…
since our whole world is so instant now, people can craft entire personas through their slew of texts…
It doesn’t necessarily mean any of these things, but that’s the perception it can give.
(Okay, maybe it’s not quite as easy, but still…) And really, is there a need to text before the date, except to confirm the day before?
(Very important: do this) My recommendation is simply to exchange numbers a day or two prior to the date so you can 1) confirm and 2) contact each other the day of in case something goes awry (you need to cancel, you’re running late, etc.).
Save the surprise for real life and hold off on being textually active until you’re in a committed relationship.
You're texting your bestie to reveal all but send it to him - #fail. Of course, it doesn’t just stop at texting, Phone provider Three asked us literally every question you would ever want to know about phone etiquette when dating – from Whats App stalking to selfies, and from phone calls to social media.
It’s 2015, after all, and texting is basically our main form of communication.