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30 Fun Texting Games For Couples To Find Out Some Bitter-Sweet Truths!

You don’t know how real this new love is until you gather up the courage to go to them and ask some serious questions to have a conversation with your crush. Everyone who has suffered through high school knows how that ends. But thanks to smartphones, such awkward moments can be overcome by messaging apps. However, texting can get a little boring after a while. 

The same old conversations can become kind of a turn-off especially when you want the ‘Ssup?’ to turn into a ‘What’s up with my girl?’ Well, it’s time to ditch the normal chats and do something more fun and play these chatting games for couples! 

Here are 18 fun texting games to play on Whatsapp with your boyfriend that will help you break the ice, get to know him better, and drop subtle hints about your intentions. Have a look at our list of fun games to play on chat!

Last Letter Game 

Looking to kill some boredom or jazz up things with your partner, we have a perfect texting game for couples – the last letter game. In this, you have to text a word or name from one particular category. The other person then has to respond with a different name starting with the last letter of that word. 


How to play: Pick a category. Eg: music 

You: Arianna Grande
Him/Her: Elton John  

Guess The Lyrics Or Dialogue 

If you are at that stage where you still getting to know each other then this is possibly the easiest and most fun texting game for you. Instead of directly asking about the kind of sad or party songs and movies the person is into, you can probably do it through this guess the lyrics or dialogues game. Not only is this game interesting but will help you to know what kind of genre the other person is into.

How to play: Write lyrics or dialogue and let the other person either guess it or complete it. Eg.   


Hum ek bar jeete hai, ek bar marte hai……

Where Am I

Heard about I Spy? Well, Where Am I is another fun version of it and makes for an amazing chatting game for couples. Instead of the other person guessing things around you, the person has to guess where you are, using the hints and clues given by you.

How to play: it doesn’t have to be your real surrounding. It can be a place you guys have been to or planning to visit. And the other person has to guess using hints.

Eg: You: I am surrounded by chairs, tables, and papers
Him/Her: A library?  


You: Yes

Four Sentence Story

Have you played dumb charades? The Four Sentence Story is another game to play over text with your boyfriend. But instead of acting out the name movie or the series like dumb charades, the other person is supposed to give hints using just four words. This way you’ll know if you guys are on the same page or not. 

How to play: Stick to the four-letter rule to make it extra fun. Define the plot of the movie using those words. You can even give hints to make it easier for the person to guess.  

Rhyming Sentences 

This game is quite entertaining and one of the easiest ways to keep that magic alive. If you and your partner enjoy rhymes then this chatting game is perfect for you. 


How to play: Text your partner a fun sentence and it can be anything. Then your partner is supposed to reply with a sentence that rhymes with the last word of it and form a sentence using the last two-three words. 

Rapid Fire 

If you are too shy or don’t like asking long questions, The Rapid Fire game will come to your rescue. It is a pretty simple game. All you have to do is text your partner a word or a phrase and they have to reply as soon as possible. 

How to play: Rules are simple. Text your partner just a question in the form of just a word or a small phrase. 

Eg: You: favourite Dish?


Him/Her: Pizza

You: Favourite Movie?
Him/Her: Titanic


Unscrambled The Word 

Just text your partner a randomly scrambled word and tell them to guess it. It is simple, entertaining and you can increase the difficulty to your liking. A very solid game to play with your boyfriend over text. 

How to play: start with a simple randomly scrambled word and text it to your partner. Let them guess the right answer. You can up the ante by keeping a reward system. 


Most Likely Questions 

If you are getting to know someone this game is a great icebreaker and the best way to understand each other likes and dislikes. All you have to do is pick a situation or a thing and form it into a funny ‘what if’ question. 

How to Play: Pick a random situation and text the person.

Eg: If we were stuck on a boat, how would you pass the time?

Text Strip Poker 

This game is for couples who have been together for a long time. Turn on the naughty meter with text strip poker. And if you are in a long-distance relationship, then this is a perfect game to play with your boyfriend. 


How To Play: all you have to do is ask your partner a random question and wait for their reply. If they are correct, then it is their turn to ask the question. If they are wrong, they’ll have to remove a piece of clothing.  

Trip In Imagination 

Can’t take an actual trip? How about taking a trip with your partner in your imagination? Well as funny as it may sound, Trip In Imagination is a pretty fun chatting game for couples. The game is about creating scenarios and stories about what would you do if something like that happened.

How to play: Start by creating an imaginary scenario. The other person then has to continue it by adding another sentence from the same situation.  

Eg: You: We are driving on an empty road and suddenly the tire gets punctured.


Him/Her: We get out to check the tire when out of nowhere….

Similar Words

There are multiple ways in which you can play Similar words. In this type of texting game for couples, you can use synonyms, words ending with similar letters, or words with similar pronunciation but different spellings. 

How to play: start by picking up a simple word. Eg: greek, Freak, Bleak, and so on. 

Memory Of The Moment 

Nothing says fun like taking a trip down memory lane. If you have been in a relationship for quite some time now and want to know if your partner still remembers every special detail, then this is the game to play over text with your bf.


How to play: frame a question of a certain memory and ask your partner to give the correct answer.

Eg: You: Where did we have the worst pizza ever?


Fill In The Blanks

Find yourself a guy who finishes your sentences, not your fries. ‘Fill in the blanks’ is simple, fun and will show if you are actually on the same page.

How To Play: All you have to do is send your partner an incomplete sentence and he has to fill in the blanks, and vice versa. Make it flirty like:


You: “You love it when I __.’ or ‘I want __ to __ my favourite __.”

Truth Or Dare

We all know the rules to a regular Truth or Dare, and the texting version of the game is not all that different. In fact, it is a little more interesting because, one, there’s no pressure of playing in person, so you are relatively more comfortable, and two, it is just between you and your partner and not for public display. Plus, you can take a few more seconds to rethink your responses. What a win-win!

How To Play: You ask him to choose between ‘Truth’ or ‘Dare’ and whatever he picks, you then ask a question accordingly. You can involve the voice note feature, and exchange pictures (or videos) if you’re doing a dare. Ah, the fun doesn’t end. If needed, set boundaries before you start playing so you both are on the same page about the kind of truth or dare questions for your boyfriend that can be asked.

Would You Rather

Would you rather play the game or play the game? This is one of the best games to play with your boyfriend over text. It is a classic, with the power to reveal interesting things about people in the funniest way. And that makes it one of the best games to play with boyfriend.


How To Play: All you have to do is base a question by staging it with “Would you rather…” and then finishing it with two horrible choices. The weirder the questions get, the more you will get to know your boyfriend. So, don’t hold back if you are in the mood for digging. Example:

You: Would you rather give up food or sex?

Celebrity Friendship

This one is actually quite fun and much like an on-texts version of roleplay. Have you ever wanted to be someone other than yourself for a few minutes? Playing ‘In Character’ is your shot at texting as your favourite celebrity for a few minutes. Trust us, this is the perfect way to turn your guy into the fantasy man you’ve always dreamed of.

How To Play: Both of you have to pick a celebrity, keep it to yourself and pretend to be him/her by sounding like them on texts. You can also make some variations and be a character instead of a particular celebrity. Text each other saying things that the character would say. Feel free to include any quirky catchphrases they frequently use as well. Whoever guesses the character correctly wins. Example:


You: “There’s something about you and I’m finding it impossible to stay away.”

He: Juliet?

You: Nope. “Love me. Please, Christian.”

He: Anastasia Steele?


You: You caught me!

20 Questions

This parlour game is probably already in your repertoire when you’re getting to know someone. Not to mention one of the most fun car games to play on a road trip. The game uses deductive reasoning and creativity to find out what a player is thinking about or referencing to.

How To Play: The rules of the game are that your partner has to think of one thing or place or person and you have a limit of 20 questions to guess what it is. Your partner can only respond to each question with a yes or no. If you guess it correctly, it is his turn to ask questions. Here’s where it gets interesting – the subject you pick. We are thinking about a movie like The Kissing Booth.


Story Builder/Story Time

‘Storytime’ is a game with a life of its own, where the two of you can build on each other’s creative snippets to make up a story with no boundaries. Make sure it is not as innocent as the ones your parents used to read you as a kid.


How To Play: It is one of the simple yet fun games to play over chat with your partner. One of you starts a story and the other person adds to it over texts. Simple right? Our suggestion would be to make the story slightly naughty to keep things fun. Remember that both of you get only 20 turns each, the story has to end by that time, so ‘set the scene’ right, ladies. But be careful of how you want to shape up the story. Remember what Ted once said on How I Met Your Mother?

Emoji Translation

Emojis are absolutely awesome! You would be surprised what you can make out of them by stringing them together. This can be one of the games to play over text.

How To Play: All you have to do is put a bunch of emojis together and your boyfriend has to guess what you are trying to say. Sounds fun, doesn’t it? Here are some emojis whose meanings you should definitely know before you begin subtly sexting him!

Never Have I Ever

Yes, it is mostly a drinking game, but you can play ‘Never have I ever’ on any regular day on texts as well. It is a great way to find out all those deep dark secrets about him! The game usually always becomes borderline inappropriate, but it’s a lot more fun to go all in.


How To Play: The rules of the game are quite easy – you have to say a statement like – Never have I ever kissed a stranger – and your boyfriend has to answer with a ‘I have’ or ‘I have not’. If it’s the opposite of what you said, that is if he texts ‘I have’, he loses a point. Keep score in this game to score a fun outing with him.

Two Truths, One Lie

This particular game works both ways – it gives you an insight into his life a little better and your guesses let him know what you think or expect of him.

How To Play: The rules are simple. Each player gives three statements – two of which are true and one is a lie. The opponent has to guess which one is a lie to earn points. How you want to redeem those points is up to you. *wink wink*

I remember when I played this texting game for the first time, the price was a loser-to-pay meal. These are the statements I gave:


“I love pineapple on my pizza.”

“I hate dogs.”

“Pink is my favourite colour.”

He obviously thought the first one was a lie because, let’s face it, who can hate dogs? Well, hi there! And that’s how I sneaked a date out of him.


I Spy

Flashback to childhood memories of long road trips with family and summer holidays when even television bored us. ‘I Spy’ is a childhood game at best, but it can also test your creativity when played over text.

How To Play: This texting game comes with some ground rules. For instance, you can only spy something within the room you are in and it can’t be something you look up on the internet. To start the game, find something you see and text your partner “I spy…” followed by a short description of the thing you picked. He will then have to guess what it is. Example:

You: I spy something soft.

He: Is it a teddy bear?


You: Not quite 

Kiss, Marry, Kill

This game is all about setting your priorities right. Each player is given three options who then has to tell who they will kiss, who they will marry, and who they will kill from the given options. Arguably, the most difficult game to play if played right.

How To Play: Here’s what needs to be done. Choose three people (these can be celebrities, characters or real people in your life) and text them to your partner with ‘Kiss, marry, kill?’ at the end. The answer may surprise you.


Backward Texting

This texting game is exactly as it sounds. But fair warning, it isn’t for the lazy or the faint-hearted.


How To Play: The game is really simple, one player will text a sentence in reverse to the opponent who then has to try and guess what the sentence is. The conversation can carry on as long as you both can stand it. And it is a super sneaky way to extract a date out of him. Here’s how:

You: ?em htiw etad a no og ot ekil uoy dluoW

He: Would you like to go on a date with me?

You: OMG Yes! 


What If…

Remember the third addition to ‘Truth or Dare’ called ‘Situation’? ‘What if…’ is basically that in the texting world. It can be played in person with a group of friends too. An absolutely imaginative but effective two-people chatting game, it will test boundaries and show if your partner is really ‘into you’ or not.

How To Play: Text a ‘What if…’ scenario to him and he will reply with what he would do in that particular situation. It is up to you if you want to take the questions to the next level or not. Remember, there are no right or wrong answers, so just be creative. Example:

You: What if I were to tell you I thought you were cute?

He: My reaction would depend on if you are single. 


The Confession Game

‘The Confession Game’ is as simple as it sounds. You take turns confessing things about yourself that no one else knows.

How To Play: Open with ‘I want to confess that…’ and make your confession. Begin with light confessions and progress to flirty ones. Tell him your wildest fantasy and he will reveal his. If you want to drop more than just a hint about your enormous and undying feelings for him, just come out clean and say:

You: I want to confess that I love you.

He: I want to confess that I know.


Question For Question

In this texting game, you find out more stuff about each other through questions and not answers. Didn’t get it? This will help.

How To Play: You ask him a question and he has to answer it with another question. Use your Sherlock Holmes skills to know him better with questions. Your goal is to figure out what’s on his mind. Remember, neither of you should give a yes or no answer. That’s the only rule here.


This isn’t a very popular game amongst couples, but it still guarantees excitement and fun. You can play around various abbreviations that struck the right string!

How To Play: In this texting game, you have to abbreviate whatever you are upto. You can make use of dashes and slashes to mark the territory. For example, if you want to say something alluring like “I’m in the bathroom”, you came to abbreviate it- IIAB. Your partner will be left wondering while he tries to unabbreviate it. You can also make way to your inner reverie’s, just abbreviate. Fun, right?


Personal Trivia 

This is another awesome game to develop a bond and know each other better. It’s a better option when you guys have already been dating or just started dating – decode some of the personal stuff of use!

How to play: This game involves asking personal questions, which might feel like you are sitting for a job interview. You can ask all sorts of questions from your text mate like their pet’s name, favourite movie, or make the game more interesting by asking questions that will reveal some fun facts about your text buddy. You can play this game indefinitely and bag some useful insights.


This is probably a game that you’ve played in your childhood. It’s a text-based version of a piece of paper. Just set a goal in your mind before you set out to play this texting game for couples and create an intended connection with your partner!

How to play: Players have to set a number of points after which their partner will have to text a series of underscores, each one representing a letter from the chosen word. Once the other player guesses the right letter, you can replace it with the underscore. However, if he guesses an incorrect letter, he loses. To add that flavour and compensate for the twist, the one who loses has to do one thing as requested by the winner. Now, you decide- what level do you want to play at? *Wink*


Put them thumbs to good use, ladies. It’s time to play these texting games!

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29 Nov 2016

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