Does Double Texting Ruin A Potential Relationship? Here’s The Truth From Real Guys


Few things are more nerve-wracking than texting a guy you like and not getting a response back right away. You might want to send a second text, but you might also be afraid to have those two awkward text bubbles stacked on top of each other. Here, 11 guys weigh in on what double texting means and whether or not double texting can ruin a potential relationship.

Luckily, most guys agreed: Ain't no shame in that double text game. If you have something to say, say it!

This guy digs the double text.

— Peter, 26

This person doesn't mind double texts at all.

— Xander, 26

This guy isn't a fan... unless he thinks you're too hot for him.

— Marshall, 26

This guy actually prefers double texts as a reminder to text you back.

— Jacob, 25

This guy says double texts are practical when you're planning to hang out.

— Ross, 22

If this guy likes you, double texting is totally fine — at first.

— Brett, 21

This guy points out that the kind of message matters.

— Donovan, 27

This guy gets annoyed when girls check in.

— Marcos, 31

This guy likes when you acknowledge that you're sending multiple messages.

— Matt, 32

This guy likes it as long as you're taking initiative.

— Micah, 24

This guy works at Hinge and knows exactly when to send that second text.

— Aviv, 23

Despite the stigma behind the double text, it turns out that a lot of guys actually love it. So what are you waiting for?

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