American dating games
I'll admit, I suffer from this particular malady too.
It appears the "the chase" has become something more of a war. There's the timeless art of seduction, and then there's being a jerk.
I personally am a fan of a little text flirting, but I know it's not to everyone's taste.
The problem, though, is when the person you are chatting with sends one flirty message and then immediately follows it up with the text equivalent of a police dispatch.
Those of us on the receiving end are left wondering if we said something offensive.
A minute ago you were all smiley face emojis and winks, but now you sound like we just threatened to kill your dog.