The real conundrum now is how to obsessively read into that first date text. What should you say? What does it mean?
How should you respond? Are they interested in potentially going on a second date?
And virst as we may—and thank goodness for emojis—there are still limitations to text message communication : we miss inflection, emotion, and no one will give us italics or bold text options dammit. When to text after a first date Listen, there are no hard-and-fast rules for texting after a first date, but you do want to be polite. Dating expert Celia Schweyer of Datingscout.
What to text after a first date Before we get to some examples of what you can text someone after a first date, ask yourself how it all went. Did you have fun?
Did they make you laugh? Do you want to see them again?
Messaging them good morning the morning after the first date is usually not. I had fun tonight. We should do it again sometime.
Will you text me when you get home so I know you made it safely? Yes, romantic texting is a game of freaking chess.