Cell phones are now a major role in our daily lives. We text on them, we talk on them and we argue on them. Arguing through texting can be especially damaging to a relationship. Along with not being personal, texts can also be misunderstood, which can cause even more arguments. Put down your phones and talk to your significant others face to face.
- While so many young people today say, “I’d rather text than talk,” one must wonder if this is simply an excuse to avoid talking about a relationship problem.
- Dr. Luo noted that college students who spent a significant amount of time texting were less satisfied with their relationship than other couples.
- research that tells us that “without conversation, we are less empathetic, less connected, less creative and fulfilled.”
“Think about it, that little smart phone deprives us from hearing words, meaning, and feeling. In her book she points out research that tells us that “without conversation, we are less empathetic, less connected, less creative and fulfilled.””