Some might argue the emergence of text messaging was the greatest thing to happen to relationships. You blast out a quick note to say you're on your way to dinner, send a late-night (possibly drunken) love confession that won't wake her at 3a.m., and keep a conversation going throughout the day that makes you both feel connected. But along the way, we've adopted some less-than-endearing habits.
It was OK for your text etiquette to be horrendous when you had to punch a key four times to get a single letter. But now, with a full keyboard at your fingertips, there's no excuse for radio silence, one-word answers, and crappy communication—period. Read on for the messages women absolutely hate to receive, at every stage of a relationship.