Don't be fooled- this kind of response is a coward's way of letting you down easy. What They Say: "Lol k don't answer I guess." What They Mean: "What exactly are you doing that means you can't text me back right now? " You probably had to step away from the phone to drive, take a shower, or LIVE YOUR LIFE, but the other person took it as a personal dig.What They Say: "Fine" or "It's fine." What They Mean: They are literally the opposite of "fine." It's 2015 - we all know that "fine" actually means NO THAT IS AWFUL AND I HATE YOU. If you get a "that's fine" or "it's fine" or just "fine" text, know that it's not, but the sender either doesn't want to elaborate or wants you to figure it out on your own. (Some folks are needy like that.) This kind of passive aggressive text comes in many different forms.Users of the Microsoft Edge web browser will not be able to use the “back” button to re-enter the website after hitting the “X” or “Escape” button. by Heather, a loveisrespect Advocate We’ve all seen the movies and heard the songs about whirlwind romances that turn into lifelong soulmates…but unfortunately here at loveisrespect we often hear another tune: one where being swept off your feet leaves you flat on your back. Loveisrespect Text for Help Services, sponsored by Mary Kay Inc. I’m not being dramatic- trying to decode and read into messages from people in your life is downright exhausting. Instead, they’ve opted to send a passive aggressive text in the hopes that you’d be able to decipher what is going on. You’re not Carrie from – you don’t have the skills or the time for this CIA sh*t.I can’t tell you how many times I’ve sent a screen grab of a conversation to a friend asking, “What do you think this means? If you are the unfortunate recipient of a passive aggressive text, have no fear- we’re here to help you figure out what’s going on.What They Say: "k" or "Okay." (Period necessary) What They Mean: "I am pissed and instead of saying I'm pissed, I'm saying "k" because we both know what "k" REALLY means." This is the one letter of the alphabet that strikes fear into the hearts of all recipients!Everyone knows by now that responding this way to a text is a clear way of saying, "THIS IS NOT OKAY BUT I'M GOING TO PRETEND THAT IT IS." Aka whatever you just said pissed the other person off, but they're too chicken to say that.
but hey, if you don't care about all of that, then go for it. I hope it sucks." Whenever someone says "hope it's worth it," just know that whatever you're about to do is going to make a huge problem.
What They Say: Some sort of emoji that is kind of cute.
What They Mean: "I don't know what else to say because I either disagree with you or I'm confused and I don't want to get in the middle of things, so I'll text this little emoji to take place of the words I can't say." When you text someone something really heartfelt, vulnerable, or revelatory, you might be confused by the all emoji response.
1) A company that manufactures furniture increasingly finds that their workforce speaks Spanish fluently but not English. 2) Albert is a younger Mexican American worker and standing in line in the company cafeteria.
Management does not know Spanish and this creates communication problems. Eddie, and older European American, steps in from of Albert, “I have been here longer and belong in front of the line”. One of his coworkers makes fun of his clothes all the time.