Text messaging is great. The only downside to texting, of course, is the lack of the nonverbal and verbal cues we take for granted in face-to-face communication.
We asked a few college guys to give us the scoop on what their texts really mean.
Stop texting that guy. All of the guys we surveyed indicated that a text first thing in the morning from your guy is a good sign. You know how it goes.
Then you start flirting, and the guy starts calling you his buddy whenever he responds to you. If you keep trying to flirt with a guy who has sent you the friend-zoning text, you risk scaring him off.
So how can you tell for sure? I can bring you soup or [other item to cheer him up]. A One word texts from guys who likes you will either reschedule the date or find another way to see you. Nothing short of the end of the world will stop him.
One-word texts are the
One word texts from guys frustrating texts of all. He really, really likes you! Keep it light and fun. Hopefully, it will lead to a date! According to Ben, a University of Pittsburgh senior, a guy who sends you a late-night text and asks to come over wants a booty call. Then he often asks the girl if she wants to come over or if he can come over to her place. Yes or no, depending on whether you want to be a booty call or not.
This kind of text has no alternative meaning. Do you want to have casual sex with him? A racy but not over the top photo. Sexting is fun, but just like sex, you still need to be safe. Need more guy behavior decoded?
Submit a question to our Real Live College Guys! Roxanna Coldiron is a recent graduate of Hiram College with a B. She likes to be busy, so she often works several jobs at once and takes an overload of interesting classes.
Time management is her specialty! Her goal in life is to tell stories through a variety of media platforms.
Skip to main content. If you've been getting texts from guys that have you running to your roommate and going “Huh?” (and who One-word texts are the most frustrating texts of all. I know women spend a good deal of time trying to figure out what exactly a man means by a one-word text—or worse, a long pause.