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Among the study's findings: "More women than men reported choosing to text rather than talk because 'talking takes too long.' In the focus groups, students in several countries noted how easy it is to become embroiled in a lengthy voice call.With texting, senders manage the interaction, circumventing potential obligation to hear the other person out."Johnson knows that firsthand."Often if I call, I get a text back saying, 'What's up?When they are face-to-face or over the phone, there's this awkwardness," she says.Pulda says he texts for everything, including dates."I don't love phone calls," he says.Texting has created a new brand of mobile etiquette, and for dating, it has given rise to new ways of flirting and even defining exactly what's going on between two people.A new survey of 1,500 daters provided to USA TODAY reveals how deeply mobile technology has rocked the dating world.The daters, ages 21 to 50, give even greater insight into mobile behaviors and a new range of dating questions: Do you check your phone during a date? Should a friend call or text you to see how the date is going?
The rise of text in the world of dating is another indication of how much has changed in the way relationships develop.Young adults are used to being overscheduled and multitasking.