Failure to respond doesn’t necessarily spell a lack of interest.
It could be down to work schedule or a holiday, so don’t take it personally.
Rather than commit to either dating someone seriously or dumping them, they put you in the mental ‘maybe’ folder.
Akin to serial dating, slow texting is a perfect fit for the 21st century romantic who thrives on instability, toxic attachments, and commitment phobia.
Perhaps dating apps like Tinder, with their endless choices, have carelessly nurtured a kind of perpetual FOMO and fear of commitment.
As tedious as this sounds, you eventually learn to be comfortable with such relationship parameters.
With our slow-texting partners, we often adopt a tone we wouldn’t with our friends—friendly with a hint (or more) of flirty.