12 Texts To Send Your Hookup To Stay On Their Mind While You're Out Of Town

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I don't know about you, but great dates (and especially great hookups) usually stick around in my mind for a while. I tend to play the night on a loop in my brain — dissecting everything he said, everything I said, and replaying our last kiss over and over and over again. Just kidding, of course. I'm totally cool and aloof. You definitely won't find a note in my phone called "clever texts to send your hookup" or anything. That would be weird.

But like, let's say you just went on a really great date — a ~play it on a loop in your brain~ kind of date — and now you're heading out of town for the week. I know they say absence makes the heart grow fonder, but I'd also argue that new flings easily fizzle after a few too many days apart. Which is where that definitely non-existent list of clever texts comes into play.

Below, you'll find 12 flirtatious, silly, and thoughtful messages you can send to ensure you're on a steady loop in your new bae's mind until your next rendezvous.

The Classic "Thinking Of You"

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In modern dating culture, it might seem virtually impossible to text someone and say, "Hey, I was thinking of you and wanted to converse," without seeming obsessive and awkward.

So, here are a few ways to say exactly that. But, you know, in a sneaky, socially acceptable way.

  • "I was going to follow the two-day rule and wait to text you, but I'm a rebel and here we are."
  • "I kind of miss you already?"
  • "Wish you were here to share this pizza with me." [Best accompanied by an actual photo of pizza.]

An Article You Know They'd Love

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I love when someone sends me a link an article they think I'd enjoy – it's such a simple way to say, "I actually pay attention when you speak and have a decent understanding of your likes, interests, and love of the written word!" Your hookup is sure to appreciate the thoughtfulness as well.

Examples of stories you could send include:

A Little Something To Keep The Thirst Alive

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If you're feeling a little spicier, why not send a dirty text (or two, or three) about exactly what you'd like to do when you see your hookup again? Feel free to throw in a few sultry photos, too.

Try shooting over one of these messages if you want to get a steamier conversation going. And remember: You never know who might be looking over their shoulder, so test the waters before sending anything too risqué.

  • "Guess what I'm imagining doing right now..."
  • "You made an appearance in my dream last night."
  • "Just took a few photos that aren't exactly Instagram appropriate. Want to see?"

A Silly GIF Or Meme

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When in doubt, always send a cute GIF or meme. They don't require hours of crafting and drafting, and they're almost guaranteed to put a smile on your hookup's face.

But, which should you send?

Feel free to jot these down before your next vacay or trip home for the holidays. Or add them to a note in your phone, I guess? Possibly titled, "Clever Texts To Send Your Hookup?" Just an idea...

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