As Aziz Ansari quips, gone are things like the phone call when questions like “Want to hang out sometime?” demand an immediate response.
Instead, texting buys time and the anxiety of waiting for the ellipsis to end is what keeps us hanging on. Maybe this will be the clever, romantic one liner we’ve been waiting for-the one where they show that they care.
Except it isn’t. So your response back isn’t. But that’s ok, it’s too soon. No hard feelings.
And just after you’ve told them about your family, your siblings, the chic coffee shop on your street corner, your career goals, and the first three digits of your social security number, they’re gone as quick as they came.
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