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People Are Relating To This Question Someone Asked A Friend After Not Getting A Text Back Right Away

"I send you those exact messages at least three times a day."

Posted on April 16, 2018, at 4:18 p.m. ET

Sophie Goodall, 18, from Edinburgh received some texts from a friend recently, including a question about whether or not she could dump someone who is not her boyfriend.

"Basically, I was in an argument with a boy I’m seeing and he didn't reply to my message asking if we still wanted to be a 'thing' so I was getting annoyed hahaha," the friend told BuzzFeed News in an email.
Sophie Goodall

"Basically, I was in an argument with a boy I’m seeing and he didn't reply to my message asking if we still wanted to be a 'thing' so I was getting annoyed hahaha," the friend told BuzzFeed News in an email.

The woman asked to remain anonymous because she didn't want the guy to think she was "a total psycho," she said. She also didn't want him to think "that [she] check[s] his stuff when he takes more than two minutes to reply."

"Normally, I'm sound, like it doesn’t bother me," she said. "But I was, like, nervous, for his reply to that message because I didn’t want things to end."
Sophie Goodall

"Normally, I'm sound, like it doesn’t bother me," she said. "But I was, like, nervous, for his reply to that message because I didn’t want things to end."

Sophie took a screenshot of her friend's messages and then shared it to her Twitter. "So many people replied saying they related to it and it's funny how alike everyone actually is," Sophie said.

She said that platforms can have a negative impact on conversation. "I think all, like, social medias make talking to someone hard," she wrote in a direct message.

"Cos you basically know everything about them before u talk to them from their social medias."

When asked if Sophie checks platforms when she's waiting to hear back from someone, she responded, "Nah...I don't check them often, but I've been guilty of checking when someone's active on Snapchat a few times. Who hasn’t?"

@chxrlott_ @sophiegoodallll I send you those exact messages at least three times a day

Some people joked that they resented relating to the texts this much.

I hate that I’ve sent these exact texts to multiple of my friends. https://t.co/vUWS7txudm

Me after my mans who ain’t really my mans didn’t want to FaceTime bc he was “going to bed soon” https://t.co/aaEVVnRcxs

"So sad but so true."

@Isaabeelllaaa @sophiegoodallll So sad but so true

"Literally us lastnight nahhhh."

@ParisZoref @sophiegoodallll @ellagillam_ Literally us lastnight nahhhh

Someone else found it to be evidence that social media is responsible for ruining this generation, which Sophie said she found "funny."

Because social media has absolutely fucked a whole generation that’s why https://t.co/KNj8zw7qgh

Someone called the culture around response times to texts to be "just plain weird."

This whole “if you don’t respond to my message within 0.5 seconds you hate me” culture is just plain weird. It’s really not that deep. https://t.co/fvj1Tt7MHJ

In the end, the boy in question did reply. "Boys mun," she texted Sophie.

Sophie Goodall

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