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1.
To engage in dirty talk with ones partner via text message.
My thumbs are killin me, I was engaged in some heavy duty textual relations!!!
by Bobby Crumbsnatcher April 16, 2008
 
2.
Kind of like Phone Sex, but in a text message.
I did NOT have Textual Relations with that woman.
by Kellyo75 March 28, 2008
 
3.
Flirting, maintaining a romantic relationship via a text message from a cell phone, an email, or a postal mail letter, such as pen pals or maintenance of a long distance relationship. Textual relations are often used when two people feel the need to carefully choose their words; when thought and careful composition of thought over a longer period of time are required; when the fear of spoken conversation may be misunderstood or taken in the wrong context.
I use my word processor to carefully compose my thoughts before sending my messages out to any of my textual relations.
by R. Hitchcock April 18, 2008
 
4.
Relationships with the opposite sex charachterized by lengthy text message conversations, where two people in a more commited, long term relationship may have summed it up in a two minute phone conversation; Courtship period where a phone call may seem too forward, texting is more comfortable.
"Has Bobby hit that yet?"
" haha, nah hes been engaged in primarily textual relations with her since that party"
by POPS703 October 05, 2009
 
5.
talking about having sex, or any other sexual acts with the person you are texting as if they were happing right then.
Nick: i would lick you and then i would eat you out.

Molly: then i would give you a blow job and then we would fuck.

Nick: i want you soooo bad!

Nick (to his friend): me and molly totally had textual relations last night!
by baby loveeeee June 11, 2008
 
6.
When you have a secret relationship, so secret you can't even talk on the phone for fear of being overheard, so you text each other.
"THEY will be home tonight, so we'll have to have textual relations."
by tw41 September 05, 2014