When you're in love with someone, it only makes sense that you would want to spend as much time with them as possible.
But sometimes life gets busy, we get distracted, and that can put a real cramp on your quality time together. Rhodesa d psychologist, dating expert, and founder of Rapport Relationships; and Diana Dorell intuitive dating coach and author qualitt The Dating Mirror: Trust Again, Love Again for their insight into what you should keep in mind when you're ready to compose your message.
Here's what they had to say. This is why texting to speak up about wanting more quality time may seem really appealing. Rhodes agrees that more communication is better, even via text, but cautions that you should do so thoughtfully.
An in-person conversation would be better. The experts concur that it really all depends on what you feel most comfortable with. For instance, if you are shy or nervous about reaching out, Chlipala says sending a text to test the waters may be a good idea. What ideas do you have around that?
Or if you feel confident, just go ahead and set up a time to see them. Our favorite restaurant tomorrow night? Rhodes agrees, but suggests starting with some self reflection so you are clear in what you are asking for — and why.
Ultimately, if you are in a relationship, you really should be able to speak up about what you need. Start with a text suggesting llooking kind of quality time you'd like.
Do you want to go on a date? Do you want to Netflix and chill?
Do you want to just do the "chill" part? Hopefully your partner will pick up what you're putting down.
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