You may be worried that youre being held down by the arbitrary three-day rule, but fortunately, it may turn out youre doing more worrying than necessary. According to experts, the best rule of thumb is that you should text someone within 24 hours after a first date.
When should you text before a date?
In terms of confirming, its best to confirm a day before the date. A text like, “Looking forward to seeing you tomorrow at 7,” should do the trick. Your date will be thrilled to see that youre on the ball. And take the decisive approach rather than the meek, “Are we still on for tomorrow?”
When should a guy follow up before a date?
After getting the date on the calendar, suggest connecting the day before the actual date to confirm, Golden says. For example, if you schedule today to meet Bob on July 31, state in your text or dating app exchange, Looking forward to meeting next week.
What do you text to confirm a date?
You can text something as simple as, “Hey, I just wanted to confirm that were still on for tonight!” Thats about as neutral and un-needy as you can get! It also assumes the best (that you are indeed still on for tonight). An example of what you would want to avoid is a message that puts pressure or negativity on her.