Etiquette | Texting & Messaging | Safety Growing up, my mother used to teach etiquette classes, so I grew up knowing which fork to use when, how to be chivalrous, and how best to communicate your ideas.
While I may have rolled my eyes about this as a teenager (who didn’t?!
Remember that scene in “The Princess Diaries” when Mia’s grandmother, Clarisse Renaldi, the queen of Genovia, gives her etiquette lessons?
These included things like not slouching at the dinner table, walking with your head high and your shoulders back, crossing your legs at the ankles instead of the knees, and not waving frantically with your hand.
However, texting is not and never will be a replacement for a heart-felt telephone conversation full of whispers and giggles.
Here are my top 10 guidelines for successfully combining texting with your relationship.
I swear, my kid can text without looking, at a speed of at least 250 words per minute. I don't know why her fingers haven't burst into flames!Texting it seems, is here to stay, but there needs to be some rules in place.After listening to dozens of complaints from friends, coworkers, and family about their relationships and texting, I came up with "10 Texting Rules For Dating Singles." #1 Do Share Updates or Ask for Simple Instructions. Texting to update your date on your revised arrival time is a considerate thing to do. If you haven’t tried it, probably many of your friends have.I used it back in my single days and found it very effective for reaching out to many people who I wouldn’t have otherwise been able to contact or interact with.