So you’re on a date with this handsome young man you met at a friend’s birthday party when you feel your phone buzz in your bag. Do you check for messages or leave it be? Answer: Leave it be. According to a survey by, 70 percent of singles want their dates to keep their phones OFF the table. Unless you’ve been waiting for an important update or you have kids, checking for messages can wait until later.

In the same survey, was able to list down some of your handsome date’s three texting turn-offs. Are you guilty of some of them?

Typos and wrong grammar
According to the report, 36 percent of men don’t like receiving poorly structured messages. So if you want to thank your man for showing you a good time, make sure you do a quick spell check first.


Texting them while they’re at work
If you want to go out with him again, resist the urge to send your date a text during office hours. Survey says 47 percent of single men don’t like it. Besides, it’s not a bad idea to make him wait a little.

Of course, all the annoying text habits in the world wouldn’t make a difference if he’s already majorly attracted to you. According to a study by lead author Alex Jones, Ph.D. and psychologist Robin Kramer, there are three things that will make you irresistible to men. And no, makeup doesn’t have a lot to do with it. Find out what they are here!

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