A new study shows 1 in 10 couples communication is limited to text or e-mail only.
A new study shows 1 in 10 couples communication is limited to text or e-mail only. But is electronic communication an adequate stand-in for talking in person? Does too much technology spell doom for relationships?
Learning fatherhood in prison, can your man keep it in his pants and 9 other links we love.
Each week at Traditional Love we bring you the best links around the web on love, marriage, family and all things related. This week we bring you links on fatherhood, cheating and how to be a happy wife.
Research shows that when it comes to marriage, the old model still makes wives happy. [Mercator]
Turns out a long-lasting marriage makes more money for you than that alimony payment. [FOX Business]
Prison teaches men how to become better fathers. [Laurel Leader-Call]
Turns out, cheap is sexy. Keep that in mind the next time your husband puts you on a budget. [New York Times]
The research suggests that monogamy ain't natural. Should we give up on long-term love?
Much of the general public is in an uproar over the sudden rash of high-profile infidelities. Not surprising, really. It's made many of us anxious about our own relationships. We ask ourselves: am I enough for him? Will he cheat? Is our relationship doomed!? With all the brouhaha over infidelity, researchers Christopher Ryan and Cacilda Jetha decided that a new book was in order, a book that would serve to remind the rest of us of what should already be obvious: Sexual monogamy just doesn't work.
Here's an inside look into a single guy's personal dating hell.
If you find me charming, funny and confident, then the answer is no. Although, we might have emailed. Why? Because in terms of personality, I'm Don Draper ... electronically. In the flesh? Not so much.
In this technology age, there are many ways to communicate with your partner. Each one offers benefits and pitfalls. Texts and email, in particular, offer similar benefits and pitfalls. Both can be used effectively for some communications, but they have their limits. It’s often too easy to text when you really should pick up the phone… easy, that is, until you find yourself in the middle of a communication breakdown. Keep these in mind when you’re deciding which method of communication you want to use.
Note: Don't forget to read more about my journey on my personal blog, So about what I said...
It was official: Our clandestine late-night (OK, 7 p.m.) rendezvous had become habitual. Like a slow tango between two wounded souls, a force beyond our control brought us together night after night. In that dark room, he pulled me toward his soft glow. Except for the ticking of the clock and the tiny sliver of moonlight that crept in through the bay window, we were alone. Just the two of us.
We’d been meeting in secret for months, but my stomach still swarmed with butterflies every night. I’d come to like the mystery in our well-orchestrated meetings – how I’d slip on my glasses, how my hands began to shake nervously, how every little move brought us closer together.
The sweet tension in the air was palpable.
Videocalling, high-resolution sexting and more ways the iPhone 4 will change relationships.
As you've probably already heard,the long-awaited iPhone 4 is here, and the internet is abuzz with how Apple's latest gadget will change everything. Although they probably meant "everything gadget-related," we think that the new phone could do a thing or two to relationships as well. Here are our predictions of how the iPhone 4G will change the relationships of its owners.
There are right and wrong ways to get angry. Here are 6 useless methods.
We couldn't help but chuckle after reading about e-Pressed, a shirt that uses biosensors to interpret and communicate the wearer's stress levels via embedded LEDs. People who see the shirt light up can then press acupuncture points drawn on the shirt, which in turn relax the wearer and turn off the light. At this point, the shirt is still in the preliminary concept stages, but imagine the implications for relationships if e-Pressed went commercial. We're not sure that it'd make the best anniversary present: "Here's an LED-lit shirt, honey, because I can't read your emotions otherwise." (Cue the blinking red light). There are right and wrong ways to get angry. Here are 6 ineffective methods.
New iPad applications aim to help people date. Check out the latest technology.
Last week Time.com interviewed a group of online dating/techie types who told the publication the iPad will absolutely change the face of online dating. Experts foresee hook-up maps and online dating suggestions based on subconscious physiological responses. New-fangled iPad applications aim to help out daters. But will they?
Resist the temptation of technology; tips to check your social media habits at the bedroom door.
Technology and social media are invading our lives and, subsequently, the bedroom. In consideration of your partners and significant others, you might want to check some of your tech habits at the door when it comes to doing the deed.
Foursquare, what social media pundits call "the next big thing," could make or break a relationship.
Can you believe that less than ten years ago, we were still coming to terms with how the internet would revolutionize dating? We could barely wrap our heads around using the web to find love, let alone maintain (or destroy) it the way social media does nowadays. Since there's been a lot of talk about Facebook and relationships lately, we've decided to give a little attention to Foursquare, the mobile social media service generating buzz as the next big thing.