I love idle text conversations. I love having them with my best friends, I love having them with my housemates, I love having them with my mom, and when I'm in a relationship, I especially love having them with my significant other. Having random texts to send your partner helps you pass the day doing exactly what you want to be doing: shooting the breeze with the person who is closest to you. It keeps you both entertained and close throughout the day, while still giving you something to talk about when you meet up with them later.
Sometimes, though, you might reach a conversational lag and find yourself at a loss for something to say. That's where this list comes in handy: These tried and tested text messages will reignite the spark in your messaging game, giving you and your partner topics to chew on, activating your imaginations and even getting some of your chores out of the way. Why bother saying something humorous and captivating when you have business to tend to? You can ask them how their day is going, or you can start planning what you're going to eat when you meet up for dinner.
If you want to talk to your partner for no reason at all, here are some good conversational pretenses to text them about:
1. Start Some Astrology Talk
If you're trying to figure out what to text, whatever the moon is doing is pretty much a safe bet — even if your partner doesn't follow astrology, and even if they know nothing about the moon, for that matter. If they aren't interested now, they will be soon.
2. Plan Your Next Vacation
If you want to text your partner just because, chances are you are bored at work or school. And there's nothing better to reinvigorate your relationship than by planning your next great escape from the office or school.
3. Share What You're Listening To
Listening to some of the same jams throughout the day can help you have shared musical experiences, and you might even introduce one another to new bands. Plus, you'll get to gather intel to surprise them with a mixtape on their next birthday.
4. Tell Them What's Going On Around You
This world is full of other misfits and weirdos who make excellent topics of text conversation when you want to chat but don't have anything particular to say.
5. Give Them A Book Recommendation
Kind of like sharing music, texting your partner about what you are reading helps create a shared experience. More than music, though, books give us insight into ourselves and one another. Telling your partner what you are reading and how you are feeling about it can be as intimate as showing them a little piece of your soul.
6. Share Your Next Money-Making Scheme
Who knows? Maybe one day, you and your boo will be partners in both business and romance with your hybrid spa, farm, and sex shop. Just a thought.
7. Give Them A Hypothetical Scenario
Asking your partner a hypothetical question is the best way to simultaneously flirt and pass the time.
8. Make Some Weekend Plans
Hint: If you don't know what to do on your next date, plan a craft night. Chicks dig it.
9. Plan Dinner
Listening to my parents' plan what to eat for dinner used to be one of the most boring conversations I eavesdropped on as a child. Now, I completely envy their domesticity and want someone to ask me whether I want meatloaf or mac and cheese.
10. Plan Your World Domination
You know the best way to pass the hours until you get to see your sweetheart again? In dreams.
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