Let’s set the scene. It’s Friday night. You are primping in front of the mirror, getting ready to go out with your friends. You are singing “Call Me Maybe” at the top of your lungs when you hear that faint, yet ever-familiar ding of an iPhone. The singing stops! Silence falls over your Edmonds suite.
Everyone begins frantically checking their text messages, and you see your crush has sent you a text: “hey what r u doin this wkd?” Now, you are in a panic. A million thoughts run through your mind. How long should I wait to respond? What should I say? How many exclamation points? Was a winky face too much? After a group huddle with 2 minutes and 33 seconds of deliberation all you come up with is “Not sure? Goin out I think! You?” Cue the facepalm smack!
In the age of facebook, twitter, BBM and iPhones, day-to-day communication has undergone a serious change. Flirting has gone from face-to-face to facebook and texting. Across college campuses everywhere, a new kind of communication has emerged: flirtexting. Olivia Baniuszewicz and Debra Goldstein, who literally wrote the book on flirtexting, are here to save this college communication conundrum. Here are their savvy tips to on how to respond to those troubling texts from your BC boy.
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