(When they were kids, they had to have phone sex over a set of tin cans with a piece of twine connecting them!
If you haven’t gathered by now, I can be (at times, painfully) sarcastic. A lot of your emotional voice will likely be omitted through basic SMS text messages, especially during the beginning stages of relationships – friendships or intimate ones.
Trust me, it’s possible to make things work without emoji.
It’ll even help you avoid stupid, bullsh*t, arguments within your relationship. For instance, imagine your girlfriend sends you this text:“Got the promotion”You reply:“That’s great”Don’t be shocked if your girl holds a subtle grudge for the next few days. While you knew that saying “that’s great” was heartfelt, and genuine, your girlfriend might be unsettled because you don’t use x amount of exclamation points after acknowledging her new promotion.
" so you can imagine my reaction when some random guy I met at a Ratatat concert calls me up to schedule a date. If you have a bad imagination, it's something like this: So unless you've just been arrested for murder and/or I've accidentally become pregnant with your child, we don't have that much to talk about yet, let alone have a conversation in real time. It's more fun and less pressure, and how else can I obsessively go over the conversation accurately with my annoyed friends?
7 Reasons Calling is Better Than Texting in Dating and Relationships By Jed Diamond, Ph.