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How to Flirt With a Guy Over Text

Updated May 30, 2019 1.2k votes 172 voters 45.1k views18 items

These days, it's no longer standard for a girl to wait until she is formally courted by a guy. More and more women are feeling comfortable enough to make the first move with guys. Gone are the days where we feel like we need to sit back and wait for a guy to text us first. But initiating conversation and knowing how to adequately flirt via text are very different. If you are interested in a guy and find yourself texting back and forth with him, it can be a little nerve racking. Are you saying the right things? Are you texting too often? Are you being flirty enough? If you have ever found yourself wondering what some flirty questions to ask a guy are, this list is for you!

Below are some tips for how to flirt with a guy over text. Which ones do you agree with?
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    Find Common Interests

    Even if this common interest is that you both hate Kanye West, find something you can agree on. This will be especially useful if the conversation gets dull.
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    Leave a Little Mystery

    Leave a little to the imagination – if you've just met the guy, he's probably not ready to hear about the cramps you're experiencing today, or how bloated you're feeling, or how your cat gave you that really cute look it always gives you every morning...
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    Show Them You Don't Take Yourself Too Seriously

    It helps to show a guy you know how to laugh at yourself. While you shouldn't constantly be bashing yourself, it's good to laugh off something embarrassing you've done, like drunk texting him the night before. It gives him permission to do the same and makes him feel more comfortable.
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    Don't Be Too Available

    Coming on too strong may scare him away a bit. Hang back a little and see how the relationship progresses before you voluntarily clear your schedule to make sure you will be there for each and every one of his needs.
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