Sometimes interaction takes place more through text messaging than in person. Whether your schedules are super busy or you’re playing a shy game, texting can be used to build a bond. If you know what to say to a guy over text, you’ll be able to hook him in no time.

Use these 10 ways to seduce a guy you like over text message:

#1. Don’t reveal everything

When you’re flirting and talking through texting, you want to give details about yourself little by little. Stay mysterious and make him dig for more information. If you give it all away too fast, he won’t have anything else to discover.

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#2. Practice your patience

Wait for him to respond before sending another text message. Sending too many messages in a row can make you look desperate and impatient. Remember, he might be doing something that needs his attention. Give him a break and be patient.

#3. Keep it short and sweet

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Text messaging is meant for simple communication. Avoid sending long, involved messages through text. When that big text pops up on his phone, he may feel intimidated or maybe even put off. Keep your texts short, clear, and to the point.

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#4. But not too short

Don’t write an essay in your text messages, but make sure to respond with more than one word! The one-word answer is the quickest way to let him know that you’re really not interested.

#5. Don’t make the first move

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Let old-fashioned habits prevail when texting. If you want to go on a date with him, wait for him to ask you out! He’ll feel good knowing that he has the control and was the one to step up for you.

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#6. Use his name

When you use someone’s name in conversation, even through text, it makes them feel noticed and important. He will feel closer to you just because you’re saying his name.

#7. Acknowledge who he is

If he texts you first and out of the blue, let him know that you’re aware of who he is and how you know each other. Playing aloof will not keep his attention, but actually make him feel silly for reaching out to you.

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#8. Compliments galore

Once things get going with the text flirting, don’t stop giving a regular flow of compliments. You don’t need to go overboard, but feel free to point out the things that drew you to him in the first place.

#9. Act important

Guys like the thrill of the chase. If you make everything too easy for him, he could get bored rather than staying interested. Answer his messages, but not always right away. Let him know that you have a life already established and that he’ll need to win his way in.

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#10. Use emojis

Texting can be an easy way to miscommunicate. A good way to avoid messages sounding angrier or drier than you mean them to is to use emojis. Smiley faces are a simple way to express the emotion behind a text.

Don’t overthink you’re texting experience. Enjoy talking to and getting to know the guy you’re into and see where it all goes.

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