The speed of someones response will depend on their online dating site habits and their level of interest in a match. So, when communicating with a match its best to wait at least seven to ten days for a response. Failure to respond doesnt necessarily spell a lack of interest.
How soon is too soon to respond?
Post Sennings general rule is to not wait longer than one to three hours to reply, he tells TI. A text conversation can go stale in a few hours, he says. Dont just make them wait. If youre crushing on someone, dont play mind games, he says.
Are fast replies a turn off?
Out of 132 people who participated, 89% (118 people) voted that texting back quickly is a TURN-ON and 11% (14 people) voted TURN-OFF. One voter let me know she tapped “off” by accident so these results are slightly skewed, but still—the results are clearly in favor of texting back fast being a turn on.
Why does a guy reply so late?
There, guys sounded off on how they text. Some dont put much thought into it, but others use their response time to send a clear message about their feelings for the recipient. Sure, they might be sending subliminal messages or that 12-hour time gap just might mean they were busy doing something else.
Why are his replies getting slower?
The slow fade is often done by becoming less available to see the other person. Theyre too busy to make plans with you or they cancel plans theyve made with you. This is crappy behavior because it actually isnt honest or honoring of either persons feelings.