Texting Girls: 10 Mistakes Men Make, But Must Avoid

8. Using terrible abbreviations in texts

Using the word “lol” and “brb” is fast becoming the norm in IM chats and on social media, but using abbreviations in texting is bad when you just met a girl. It passes you off as stingy with words and possibly with your money. Imagine texting “R u dere? Can we hv a gr8 time 2nite?” to a girl you just met, what impression would you create? Avoid abbreviations and write texts in their proper forms.