Give them the benefit of the doubt, both experts agree. If you wait seven days, without sending a double text, and your inbox is still at zero, you should take that as a sign too. No response is a response, Fields says.
Should I message her again if she hasnt replied?
So if its only been a few hours, over the course of a work day or a single night, dont panic. Its still well within a reasonable response time. However if she doesnt respond for a full day, a few days, or more, she may be letting you know that talking to you isnt high on her priority list.
How long should I wait to text after no reply?
A study from the dating app Hinge shows that double-texting can increase a dates likelihood to respond. The key is to wait four hours before the second text. Sending a second text even a week later increased the likelihood of a response.
Should you actually wait to text back?
Post Sennings general rule is to not wait longer than one to three hours to reply, he tells TI. A text conversation can go stale in a few hours, he says. But if youve dated someone for multiple months or a year, you should generally text each other back within the hour that you see the message.
Why do I get anxious when someone doesnt text back?
If someone doesnt text you back, 99.99 percent of the time that has nothing to do with you. Maybe theyre at work and couldnt respond and then it escapes their mind. Maybe they are dealing with something themselves; i.e. anxiety. Dont put yourself down because of other peoples reactions.