Originally Posted by Tall Average Guy
I am glad you took that in the way I intended.
I think you can make sure she knows where you are without smothering. I think the texting was great. You were thinking about her and let her know that. You also got a generally positive response, which is great. Keeping up the banter with her will show her that you are still wanting this to work, even if you don't use those exact words.
Gotcha. For the record, though....I'm pretty much just texting her "banter" once a week, or two. I've been sending her the 'I Love You' text once a month. Other than that, I try not to text her much. I keep hoping she might initiate some banter. Nothing yet.