22. Avoid Taking Things Literally

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Texts and emails are so convenient and fun but, they can also be easily misconstrued. If you receive a text from him that seems a little off, try not to take it personally. He could be kidding around and it didn't translate well through text message or maybe it just came out wrong. Give him the benefit of the doubt and save the serious conversations for face-to-face interactions.

Give Yourself Time to Cool off

Comments:

ChloΓ© Evelyn Lamb
I do agree you shouldn't jump at the chance to hang out in the beginning especially and if you have other things you planned to do that day.. like even just to go to the gym or church things that are ...
ChloΓ© Evelyn Lamb
I agree with all the girls about the lying... lying is never the right thing to do. Why lie ? I would rather a guy know the real me that can stay home on a Saturday night and lay in bed or i work wit...
supergirl
Don't lie, you won't impress anyone. Second not all this works for an adult relationship.
Jane Doe
Interesting...
Heather Jensen
Hi Mel! I don't think the advice was necessarily childish, but it was definitely designed for someone a little younger. As far as making yourself available, sometimes it's fun to say you are doing something when you are actually at home -- it leaves him wondering. :)
Vanessa
This is awesome :))
Haylin Huang
I feel like this article is teaching a girl how to impress a guy temporarily rather than make the guy she's texting like her back. I tell my guy when I'm on my period, I don't lie at all--I don't find...
Zoey
Great article! Making notes in my little black book for sure
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