Do you mean the period? …so your question…is should I be concerned that the person I’m texting with is threatened by punctuation…no….the answer is no I’m not concerned with that…and weep for what we’ve become. Did someone give them money to study this? I thought they just broke up messages because that was the length of their attention span. You can seriously change the context without punctuation, at least use a full stop This is one of the stupidest things for people to be insulted about. I don’t know anyone who thinks this way, and if they do, too bad, it’s my text and I’ll add as much punctuation as I want! Gilroy Strong Shirt minefields like this are so challenging for me to navigate as an autistic person. It makes me anxious to think that someone might feel I am being rude or read hidden meaning into my message that I didn’t intend just because I don’t understand very subtle signals. Using punctuation even in an informal message just looks right to me, it’s difficult for me to deviate from what I am used to. So try not to assume a negative intention behind people’s actions. Say what you mean and don’t look for hidden meaning in what other people are saying.
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