In a recent survey conducted by a website majority of participants agreed that writing a message containing ‘just-the-thing’ was more of an issue than approaching a woman in the first place, a major newspaper reported.
The website that provides sex and dating advice for men, presented readers a list of traditionally confusing aspects of dating.
Out of all the ‘most obvious’ potential pitfalls, when to text and what to write took the top slot as the most ‘hazardous’ areas when it came to dating.
The revolutionary technology of ‘texting’ has catapulted flirting to another level.
Text between dates now creates more opportunity through which potential ‘love-birds’ can hope to impress each other.
But a poorly composed message or a misunderstood punctuation mark can sabotage even the most innocent affairs.
Therefore the biggest dilemma faced here is making the decision of what to write when, found the survey.
The website's founder Bobbi Rio, who has made quite a business of positioning himself as an expert on the subject claims, that even too many messages can be a deal breaker when it comes to keeping a girl interested.
Rio has published more than a dozen books already claiming to hold the key to attracting a woman''s attention and have her falling at a man''s feet.
In his latest, Magnetic Messaging, Rio describes the ''key-lock'' sequence, a series of three short messages that he believes is a sure shot way to guarantee a triumph.
Among other ''useful'' tips, Rio insists his followers never write anything like ''How''s your day going?'', ''What you up 2?'' or ''Hey.''
Out of all the candidates who took part in the survey, 32 per cent voted texting as their number one issue.
22 per cent admitted that knowing how to rescue an awkward conversation with an attractive woman was a significant obstacle.
18 per cent of men complained that is often hard to know when and how to ''lean in'' for the uncomfortable first kiss and negotiate the ackward conversation that precedes the moment.
Surprisingly, most men showed no issue with the notion initiating conversation.
Only 12 per cent confessed that summoning up the courage to walk upto the lady presented a challenge.