Dating and texting articles
“And if both people have a really proximate synced up style that would be a fit.” The opposite will sometimes come to a head in her therapy practice: Hertlein recalls a client who would text her husband, who was in meetings all the time, and he wouldn’t respond. To Hertlein, who’s working on a book about smartphones and dating, all of it comes down to suiting the medium that works with the task at hand.“ But that wouldn’t stop her from keeping texting him going, ‘Where are you, where are you, where are you? Asynchronous methods are better for problem solving, she says, since they give you more time to digest the information you’ve received from other people and compose your thoughts.
“Not my fault,” she adds; it’s just something her mind does.
Among the 205 young Americans recruited for a survey, the more someone felt that they and their partner had symmetrical rhythms of texting—messaging to say “hey, what’s up” and the like at similar intervals—the better they felt about how the partnership was going.