In my opinion you shouldn’t send any text after a first date—the guy knows where to find you. And I know what you’re thinking, that it was just a hang out, not a date date, so it’s totes cool to BBM like you were going to the electric chair right?! Wrong. If he wants get in touch, official date or not, he will.
But if your thumbs are twitching, begging to send him a post-date SMS, be sure to avoid the following texts. Trust me—I learned the hard way. (read more)
“Hey thanks again for paying—guess I owe you a handjob now ” Hahaha LOL right?! No. Not LOL. The only thing he’s doing out loud is telling his friends that he just took out a girl who’s about as coy and subtle as Kirsty Alley with a bucket of chicken.
“Have a good night banana hands!” Avoid trying to make a cute inside joke out of something you two might’ve discussed over the date, and that goes double if the inside joke involves giving him a nickname. If you try to force bonding, he’ll be creeped out.
A picture of anything, from your cat to your, ahem, kitty.
“We totally need to set up your roomie and my BFF!” –Trying to set your pals up is a clear ploy to make the two of you seem like a more established couple. You’re not fooling anyone.
“Omg the cabbie who took me home just totally smelled like curry!” Avoid informing him of any mundane and completely unremarkable event that took place after your date. This is a desperate cry for further contact, and he’ll know it. Plus he doesn’t care what your cabby smelled like.
I’m the author of the dating memoir “Exes & Ohs: A Downtown Girls’ (Mostly Awkward) Tales of Love, Lust, Revenge and a Little Facebook Stalking.“
I’m also the star of MTV’s “Downtown Girls” reality series. I love hockey players, sexting, and anything with cheese on it. Including hockey players.
I'm the author of the dating memoir "Exes & Ohs: A Downtown Girls' (Mostly Awkward) Tales of Love, Lust, Revenge and a Little Facebook Stalking": https://ow.ly/5dC78 I'm also the star of MTV's "Downtown Girls" reality series. I love hockey players, sexting, and anything with cheese on it. Including hockey players.
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