My thoughts when I get a “good morning” text from Sir:
Aww hi! Were you thinking of me? Did you dream of me? I was thinking of you too, but I said good morning first yesterday so today it’s your turn. Oh, this is a game I play that I never told you about. We’re supposed to trade off. Do you have anything else you want to say this morning? It’s ok if you don’t, I know you’re busy. I’m just glad we’re having this exchange. You’ve brightened my day already. I don’t know what else will happen today but I’m already happier.
My thoughts when I get a “good morning” message from a stranger:
Um, hi. You were thinking of me, I see. For how long, exactly? [checks timestamp] Was it morning when you sent this? Was I online then? What timezone are you in? Is it your morning or my morning? Are you expecting a conversation out of this? I assume if I grace you with a reply you’ll come back with something incredibly thoughtful and stimulating. It’s ok if you don’t, I can tell you don’t have an affinity for these things. I don’t know what else will happen today but I already feel like I might have a stalker.