Question: Is it rude to read a message and not reply?

This isnt the case here, and by not replying, the sender cant tell if youre angry, bored, busy, or even just satisfied with their message. This can lead to misunderstanding for the sender, and thats the rude point.

What does it mean when someone reads your message but doesnt reply?

There is tons of reason why the message is marked as read but you did not get a response. One of the reason is as Rory Alsop mentioned in the comment. Perhaps your friend is being busy at that moment and just forgot to respond at the moment. People are not obligated to reply to ones message after reading it.

Is not responding to a message rude?

If you ever sit there wondering why someone wont reply to a text you just sent, youre not alone. According to a new paper from researchers at Google, impatience is a universal condition now. According to their study messaging etiquette says waiting more than 20 minutes to respond can be seen as rude.

Is ignoring a text rude?

And so we kind of end up where weve started: Yup, ignoring texts is rude. But there are lots of reasons to do so that may leave one without fault. You shouldnt ignore a text from a friend or family member. Example: Hi honey, its your mom.

Why would a girl read a message and not reply?

She wants to make sure youre not too intense, needy, or overly invested. If she didnt see the message and you ping her again, it feels like youre desperate for a response. If she did see the message and is waiting or choosing not to respond, your follow-up often reinforces that she shouldnt reply.

What to do if she stops replying?

Try watching this video on, or enable JavaScript if it is disabled in your browser.Give her a day to reply before you send another text. But dont wait more than 2-3 days to text again. Dont ask if she got your last text or talk about the same thing. Dont immediately invite her out again.More items

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