We didn’t have stories to post while sitting in the doctors office. or if you were at home, you might be on the phone with someone on a landline…
but there were many portions of the day where there was space to just “be”… With a near constant stream of things to react to, we have created and have been participating in a world that’s become increasingly frantic and stressful. And for your partner, allow them to have as much an opportunity for that as possible as well.
When it comes to relationships, treat your actual physical time together as your quality time.
It is infinitely better than text messages, there’s no room for misinterpretation or miscommunication like there is in the limited medium of texting and it takes the pressure off both of you.
it can happen in the same way a person could win the lottery or a tree could be struck by lightning… The odds are much higher you’ll waste a ton of time, youth and heart on chasing a guy who isn’t interested, when you could be spending it with a guy who wants exactly what you want… The best way to think of text messages is this: If you he tells you, specifically, he’s going to text you at a specific time for a specific reason, then it makes sense to expect him to do what he told you he’s going to do. Outside of that, texting (in the view of most men) is an interruption to whatever we’re doing at that moment.