Elite Daily's Text This: series is the answer to all your prayers: texts to send for every awkward situation so you don't ever have to pick up the phone and call someone.

How To Keep A Long-Distance Friendship Thriving, Just By Using Text Messages

Trying to maintain a strong bond with a friend you don't see very often can be challenging for just about anyone. Between work and keeping up with your jam-packed planner on the regular, life seems to get in the way. But thanks to social media and ce…
By Jasmine Vaughn-Hall

How To Cancel Plans With A Coworker Via Text, Because Life Happens

You've been in that limbo before: You had your second cup of coffee at lunch, so when your coworker asked you to hang out later and grab a drink, you were super energized and agreed. Once you got home, you put on your sweats and realized you're too c…
By Jasmine Vaughn-Hall

How To Text Your Boss If An Emergency Comes Up & You Can't Make It To Work

Sometimes, life gets serious. We can't always plan for a loved one to need us on a Monday morning, or for unexpected situations in our own lives. In those moments, it feels like we've sort of hit rock bottom, or that the real world just got very — we…
By Marisa Casciano

Here's How To Text A Coworker To Make Plans Outside The Office

Connecting with coworkers might give you those old high school or college feels. Everyone is designated to be in one place, on specific days of the week and interact, mostly professionally. But sometimes, those people seem cool as hell in the profess…
By Jasmine Vaughn-Hall

Here's How To Cancel A Date Via Text, Based On Your Scenario

Falling in love is hard, and finding someone who you really connect with is even harder. You may have already experienced a very awkward first date, where you're already thinking about how to dodge the second one. Or, you had a friend set you up and …
By Marisa Casciano

The Best Way To Text Your Roomie, Based On The Kind Of Fight You Had

You can't live with them and you can't live without them. Seriously, who else would keep you company in the morning when you're making breakfast, or help you clean the apartment on a lazy Sunday? Roommates are the girls who started out as strangers i…
By Marisa Casciano

Here's How You Can Text Your Parents When You Don't Want To Call

Let's be honest: Most of us don't mind talking on the phone with our parents, but sometimes, they can be pretty chatty. When you don't live with your parents anymore, you don't always have time to fill them in on everything. Of course, some things ar…
By Marisa Casciano

The Best Ways To Cancel Plans With Your Friend Via Text, So They Know You're Legit

Let's be honest: Our besties just make our days so much better. Whether we met them at work, shared a space in college, or have known them since day one, we don't want to imagine what life looks like without our friends hanging around. They're our re…
By Marisa Casciano

Here's How To Text Your Parents About Money If You Don't Know Where To Begin

Do you remember when your parents sat down and gave you “the talk”? Well, those anxious feelings are only the beginning of the emotions involved with asking your parents for money. A text might not be their preferred route for communicating about a t…
By Jasmine Vaughn-Hall