Sex message chating
It feels a bit more intimate.” Of course, if you’re nervous, there are other things you can do to speed up the getting-to-know-you process.
Studies have suggested that anything between 35 and 50 per cent of all couples in the UK, now meet via the web.
These abbreviations and emoticons are also frequently used when people send messages on mobile phones.
s, keep in mind that different chat abbreviations are used by different groups of people.
But in all likelihood, you’re probably going to have a drink with someone who just doesn’t do it for you. I recall a friend excitedly going off for a first date with a chap - ‘I just have a good feeling about this one, he’s an academic you know’ - only to discover he was a librarian who spent the entire meal talking about dust jackets.
The sooner you can assess whether those online sparks translate into real-life chemistry, the better.