7. Keep the Ball in Your Court

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When it comes to things to say and not to say when texting boys, you always want the ball in your court.

If a guy asks you to hang out, keep it short.

Go with a "sure" or "cool" and see if he responds with plans.

If he doesn't, tell him you're pretty busy and need to check your schedule.

Don't make him feel like a priority.

A way to keep the ball in your court is by making sure he texts you last.

That way if you ever feel like texting him first, which shouldn't be too often, you can because he was the last one.

Make the last text you send him something he has to respond to, that way you're in the clear on leaving the conversation.

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Madi
I feel like some of these are sending him signs that you're trying to avoid him. In my opinion, these are good reasons, but if you like a guy, go for it. Don't worry about trying to be mysterious or something
Juneee
I find it's better to have less words too, right your message and take out the words you can, attention focused on the main words, guys don't have a lot of enthusiasm to read long texts
Aliza
What if it's not just another boy? What if it's your fiancΓ©e or husband?
Tierra
Lol
Itsel
I Have A Question Is Bad To Tell My Boyfriend Everytime Something That Bothers Me? Like When We Txting Ifeel Like Isay To Much When It Comes Down To My Feelings πŸ™Š
raven
hey pepes just joined how wonderful is that
betty
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Liv
Help! I never know what to reply to this guy who i really like-- we were talking about our uni timetables and i was saying how mine was shit and he replied 'Oooooo yeah that would've been annoying' i want to a)answer b)change the subject but how c) set him up to ask me out.
Grace
@Andie, be brave and just see what happens. Be brave! Good luck
Grace
Okay, basically, i got off with this guy i really like at a party on the last day of term so i wont see him till sept unless anything happens. Weve texted before and he says i looked good etc. but i started the convo. What to do? How to tell if he only wanted a fling?
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