Popularized by the romcom, the three-day dating rule insists that a person wait three full days before contacting a potential suitor. A first-day text or call is too eager, a second-day contact seems planned, but three days is, somehow, the perfect amount of time.
How long should u wait to text a guy back?
Post Sennings general rule is to not wait longer than one to three hours to reply, he tells TI. A text conversation can go stale in a few hours, he says. Dont just make them wait. If youre crushing on someone, dont play mind games, he says.
Why does he take an hour to text back?
There, guys sounded off on how they text. Some dont put much thought into it, but others use their response time to send a clear message about their feelings for the recipient. Sure, they might be sending subliminal messages or that 12-hour time gap just might mean they were busy doing something else.