Flirty Text Messages to Send to a Guy

By on January 31, 2014


In olden days, messages were handwritten on delicate paper and passed from one lover to another. Since the advent of the cellphone, love interests and crushes pass flirty messages via texts or phone calls. If you want to spice things up or just need a reply to a flirtatious message, these flirty texts are the way to go. Follow these tips to make your fella blush and show your interest.


Enjoy Emoticons

Unlike verbal communication, it is impossible to tell how someone is feeling through a text message. You may try to flirt, but the message can easily be lost in the translation or misinterpreted. Try using emoticons like 😉 or 🙂 in your text messages. If you use :* , you can send your crush a kiss via text. These different emoticons help to indicate your attitude and can help transform a question into a flirtatious query.

Avoid Drunk Texting

The only time that someone should ever, ever drunk text is if they have already been dating for months. Either that, or they need a designated driver to take them home. If you want to flirt with a date or a crush, shut your phone off when you are out drinking. Flirting can end up being misinterpreted in a drunk text. If you have had too much to drink, your text will look like a string of random letters instead of words. Put down the phone and wait to send your message until the next day.


Starting the Relationship: When to Text

You just met a cute guy at a deli or cafe and want to get to know him. Asking for a date right away can be too forward, but you do need to get the ball rolling. Try a basic message like “Hey, it’s Clara. We met at the deli and talked about Great Danes”. Essentially, remind him where you met and mention some aspect that you connected on. If he sends the first message, something as basic as “How is your day going?” can help you start a conversation. Whatever you do, make sure to bring up a topic of discussion or a question. Dead end answers will only make it more difficult for him to find a reply.

Compliments and Hidden Proposals

The easiest way to flirt using a text is to compliment them. Something as basic as “Looking great in red today. ;)” can easily count as flirting. You can also ask him out on a date without worrying about a rejection. Try using “None of my friends want to X, do you want to X?” to ask him out. Although it is obviously a date, the way it is worded will protect your ego if he decides to reject it. You could also try something as simple as “Come find me at the Donnell’s Pub tonight!”. This lets him know where you will be and gives him a chance to stop by.

Blank Texts

This idea may seem a little corny, but it is a great way to start a conversation. Use your phone to send your guy or gal a completely blank text message. If he is like most people, he will shoot a text back that says that all he received was a blank text. When this happens, fire up your emoticons and reply with, “Oh, dear. I didn’t even realize I texted you! My phone must have just missed you. ;)” It is a little corny and cutesy, but it is an easy way to start flirting with him through a text message.

Use Pictures

It may be the most obvious flirtation, but a picture really is worth a thousand words. Send a cute or crazy picture of you to show that you were thinking about your love interest. Whatever you do, never send scandalous or nude pictures. It is far to easy for someone to get a hold of the images. If the relationship ends, there is also a chance that your partner may end up with sour grapes. Protect yourself now to prevent future problems.


Try Out Some Pickup Lines

Even if the line is cheesy, try using a pickup line with your crush. This even works for married couples. Long-term relationships can become tedious at times and you have to know how to spice things up. Send flirtatious message and toss out some pickup lines if you want to show your partner that you are still interested.

Short, Sweet and Spell Checked

Long, multiple page texts can quickly get boring. Unless you want your guy to skim or ignore your message, keep it short. Few people have the time to read or reply to excessively long messages. You can keep texting back and forth for days, but you need to keep each text reasonably short. Ladies should also spell check all of their messages. Nothing distracts from flirting like an unreadable, badly spelled message. You do not need to run it through a computer, but you should at lease check to make sure that it is readable.


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