10 Huge Ways Flirting Changed From 2007 to 2018, According to Study

5. Stressing out over texting.

Waiting is always the most excruciating part of texting a crush. In 2007, the culprit was the phone itself, where you’d have to hit a key three times for “c” or had to manually clear out your inbox. Now, despite the immediacy of iPhones, you still struggle with patience but it’s so, so much worse because of the TYPING ELLIPSES. Take this technology back and let us live in simpler times where we assumed our bae was just taking a long time to type, “yes I’d love to go with you,” and not crafting the world’s longest rejection letter.

6. Dropping a small hint.

In the aughts, you’d have a janky graphic of Disney princes, and you’d subtly tag your crush as “The Hot One” (Prince Eric) for everyone to see. Thankfully, in 2018, you can tag your crush in the comments of a meme about making out, and let it be buried in between all the other comments aimed at prospective boyfriends.

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