Of all of the dating dilemmas people come to me with, texting is at the top of the list. I have no doubt that texting etiquette and texting interpretation faux pas have tanked more budding relationships than anyone could actually count! I hear a lot of women complain about men who text instead of call. The argument goes: If he really liked me, he'd call me, not text. The truth is: you don't have any idea what it means to him or her to text you in the early stages of getting to know each other.
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It is heartbreaking to see them make the same mistakes over and over again. I see women who continually find men who, for whatever reason, never step up to treat them the way they deserve. I realized that it had very little to do with the men, but more to do with how the women approached dating. They were too emotionally entrenched in the experience and could not see how they were creating some of the dynamics. I myself was a victim of this until I recognized my part in this process and then I began dating and eventually married a man who treats me the way I deserve.
Many of my dating coaching clients have questions about what to ask during the first phone call. They want to know how to quickly weed men out. What I have found over the past 10 years as a dating coach, and from my own journey to find my own husband, this can be trickier than you think. Here are five tips to help you have a great first phone call and hopefully get a first date too!
Ever since Alexander Bell invented the telephone, women have been asking this question. This is most true in the early stages of a relationship. They want to be in control of the chase. In this case, he will call, but on his terms and on his own timing. In most cases he will change his mind if there have been little-to-no actual real dates.