How To Lowkey Flirt With A Guy Over Text And Get His Attention

A lowkey flirting over text can lead to a wonderful relationship if done properly. Find out how to lowkey flirt with a guy over text and get his attention.

By Amanda Palmer
How To Lowkey Flirt With A Guy Over Text And Get His Attention

How to flirt lowkey?

To win a guy's attention over text can be a tad too complicated. The guy cannot see your expressions or hear your tone. There are many statements which when written mean the same but when spoken have different meanings. You can be flirty, witty, charming and sweet while texting your crush. But whatever you write, you have to give your best as you won't get another chance. To flirt lowkey is to sound casual over text and yet intriguing. You cannot get dirty by being flirty and neither can you sound too desperate. You have to give a very subtle message to your crush that you find him interesting. The other benefit of lowkey flirting is that you do not end up embarrassing yourself if your crush is not interested in you. If he does not respond to your casual text messages, you could always pull back without feeling let down. A lowkey flirting can be called a casual chat over text with your crush but you do need to throw in some cute texts in between to keep the game going. You have to flirt in such a tactful way that he forgets everyone else and enjoys chatting with you over text. There are some golden rules to texting right to your crush which will get you his attention. Your texting anxiety will come to an end if you follow the below mentioned steps before flirting with your crush over text:

1. Be unique when you flirt with your crush over text

The best way to win your guy's attention over text is to be unique. In today's world, everyone is aware of flirting and it gets very obvious when you text the same cheesy lines to someone to get their attention. Lines like, 'I was thinking about you' or 'What are you wearing?' become too obvious and your crush might just brush you off saying he is busy. When you want to completely bowl someone over with your text messages, you have got to be very unique. Don't appear as a made-up or fake person, but just be yourself. Text him lines like 'Just watching the 7th season of Game of Thrones, do you want a copy?' or 'Just having a chocolate ice-cream at Hagen-Diaz - your favorite flavor'. These lines are intriguing because they are talking about you. If you talk about yourself more in the initial texts, your crush will get interested rather than just asking him boring stuff like 'Wassup?'. You can also text him about some common thing that you share or do like 'This third chapter is so lengthy, I wish we could omit it for tomorrow's test!'.

2. Humor works

One of the best ways to win a guy's attention over text is by using light humor in your texts. Now, that does not mean sending funny forwards all the time because everyone gets forwards from different sources and most of them don't even make it a point to read all. Write original text messages relating to both of you or about a third person you both know about. The best is obviously to make light jokes on yourself to make your crush laugh and attentive. You can write stuff like 'Guess what, I had a freaking crazy day today, I got up late, got ready in a jiffy and forgot to change my shoes! Reached college in my house flip-flops!! Can you believe it? I was looking like an idiot all day in college today' or if you want to infuse light flirting with humor then a great text could be ' Can you please just stop making me think about you, I am busy'. This one is coy, sweet and flirty. It adds a sweet flavor to your text and you guy will definitely get intrigued.

3. Use his name

If you want to get his attention over lowkey flirting, another good way is to use his name often in your text messages. This creates a personal touch and your guy connects to you better. Use lines like 'Hey Paul, you should taste this burger at this new bistro just opposite to my place, you will love it' or a little flirty kind like ' Paul you have to stop coming in my thoughts, how will I study!' Using your crush's name adds an endearing touch to your text messages and as they say that your name sounds better from your guy's mouth; try it for yourself!

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4. Tease him just a bit

A text message with lowkey flirting gets his attention better than anything else. A text like 'Was just drinking water and have dropped it all on my tee' with a winking emoji is the perfect line to tease your crush a little bit. You can even send him a text saying 'Just took a hot shower and came out to realize all my underwear is in the laundry'. Even if he tries not to, it is inevitable for your crush to imagine you without clothes and that will excite him just a little bit. You are not being downright dirty but just a naughty little tease. Immediately after sending such a line, change the topic to something light like 'Are you into Netflix much?' This will get your conversation on a normal note but your image stays in his mind.

5. Ask some light questions

To begin a conversation, you can ask some light questions just to know him better. Questions like 'Do you like caramel popcorn? Was just sitting with a bucket full of it watching season 6 of GOT' You can even ask him questions like 'Are you an early riser?' or 'Do you like black coffee or milk coffee?' These questions are way better than the usual 'Hi, what are your hobbies?' If you have sent your crush such questions then it is a good thing that he has not blocked you yet!

6. Compliment your guy but do not overdo it

Come up with genuine compliments which make him slightly off-balance and impressed by your observation. Do not send him usual compliments like 'What a great body do you have?' if he has a good gym built body. Instead, you can text him with 'Am sure all the girls in the gym might be swooning over you when they see you work out'. This one will put a smile on his face and he will know that you think that he has a great body. Try to give your compliments away from the regular style but also make sure you do not overdo it. If you constantly send him texts like 'What a great body' or 'What a great personality' or 'I just love the way you dress', he will find it very made-up or fake. Compliments when said genuinely sound better and can also belong to the lowkey flirting category.

7. Use Emojis

Use a lot of emoticons and emojis while trying to lowkey flirt with your crush. They are definitely better expressive and sometimes add the perfect meaning to your sentence. If you send a text 'was a little busy' with no emoji, it could sound a little rude, but if you send a text 'was a little busy' with a grinning emoji, the other person perceives it in a much better way. Use a lot of wink emoticons when trying to flirt with your guy. They speak volumes even when you don't want to write anything much.

8. Leave some text for next time

Do not use all your flirty texts at one go. Send a few every day to tease your guy, keep the interest for long and to keep him intrigued for long. The first few days, you should only keep it to very lowkey only texting about casual and common stuff that you both can relate you. Next, you should get a little deeper with some genuine compliments and perhaps an invite to meet for coffee. To keep the interest alive, you need to message daily a little bit and then stop. This will make him eagerly wait for your text messages.

9. Do not get dirty over text with your guy

If you want to maintain your flirting to lowkey initially then make sure you do not send any explicit or dirty text right in the beginning. You are just trying to get his attention and both of you are not in a relationship already. So keep it lowkey and keep it funny and casual.

10. Try to make him your best friend

Your initial aim should be to develop a good relationship with him over chat. He should be your good chat buddy. Tell him a lot about yourself and ask him a lot about yourself. Remember the small details he has updated you with over text and do not forget to follow up on them the next day when you text him again. If he says, 'Pet not well, was taking him to the vet'; then your next day text should be 'All good with your dog?'

11. Write short text messages

Do not write long stories on text. He will not only not read them but probably lose his interest in you. Keep your text messages short and to the point. Chatting becomes easier when you ask short questions and answers.

12. Don't get clingy

Do not make it a point to text your guy over breakfast, lunch and dinner as it will irritate him. He will find very clingy and might just block you. No one can text anyone all day long. Fix a time or probably do not fix a time but try to send only a few messages a day and always send a single text message and wait for him to reply first. Do not keep sending messages without bothering about the replies.

13. Refrain from writing boring texts

If you do not have anything interesting to chat about then do not text your guy. Simple! Do not send boring text messages like 'Hi, wassup? Had lunch' or 'had dinner?'. Keep your conversation interesting and different everytime. If you keep discussing your daily routine over text every day, very soon it will get very boring.

14. Don't sound too desperate

While you are just trying to lowkey flirt with your guy, there are chances that he might not respond well simply because he is not interested in you the way you are. You should take your clue from his replies and not get too desperate with your texts. Proceed further only if he responds well else find someone else!

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