Daily Compliments, guaranteed to increase intimacy

Daily Compliments help you focus on the positive things you like about each other. Every day give your partner at least one genuine compliment. These can be general (“you are fun to be with”) or specific (“I appreciate that you were on time for the concert”). Communicate techniques to increase intimacy: Give full attention to … Continue reading Daily Compliments, guaranteed to increase intimacy

What did you most enjoy about your relationship today? 5 minutes a day can transform your relationship

Daily Dialogue is an intentional effort to talk about your relationship, rather than discussing your activities that day. The focus of this dialogue should be on your feelings about each other and your lives together. Set aside five minutes per day to discuss the following: What did you most enjoy about your relationship today? What … Continue reading What did you most enjoy about your relationship today? 5 minutes a day can transform your relationship

Text, Twitter, Tweet… talk with your teen about how to behave on the web

Today’s parents must navigate how, when and to what extent they oversee their teens’ online and mobile activities. Knowing when to step back and when to take a more hands-on approach is challenging. A new US report from the Pew Research Center on parents of 13 to 17-year-olds finds that parents take a wide range … Continue reading Text, Twitter, Tweet… talk with your teen about how to behave on the web

Text, Twitter, Tweet… Limiting your teens online screen time

Today’s parents must navigate how, when and to what extent they oversee their teens’ online and mobile activities. Knowing when to step back and when to take a more hands-on approach is challenging. A new US report from the Pew Research Center on parents of 13 to 17-year-olds finds that parents take a wide range … Continue reading Text, Twitter, Tweet… Limiting your teens online screen time

Text, Twitter, Tweet… friend or follow your teen on social media

Today’s parents must navigate how, when and to what extent they oversee their teens’ online and mobile activities. Knowing when to step back and when to take a more hands-on approach is challenging. A new US report from the Pew Research Center on parents of 13 to 17-year-olds finds that parents take a wide range … Continue reading Text, Twitter, Tweet… friend or follow your teen on social media

Text, Twitter, Tweet… know the passwords of your teen’s various accounts and devices

Today’s parents must navigate how, when and to what extent they oversee their teens’ online and mobile activities. Knowing when to step back and when to take a more hands-on approach is challenging. A new US report from the Pew Research Center on parents of 13 to 17-year-olds finds that parents take a wide range … Continue reading Text, Twitter, Tweet… know the passwords of your teen’s various accounts and devices

Text, Twitter, Tweet… parents employ “digital grounding” or restrict their teen’s online access

Today’s parents must navigate how, when and to what extent they oversee their teens’ online and mobile activities. Knowing when to step back and when to take a more hands-on approach is challenging. A new US report from the Pew Research Center on parents of 13 to 17-year-olds finds that parents take a wide range … Continue reading Text, Twitter, Tweet… parents employ “digital grounding” or restrict their teen’s online access

Text, Twitter, Tweet… how modern parents monitor their teen’s digital activities

Today’s parents must navigate how, when and to what extent they oversee their teens’ online and mobile activities. Knowing when to step back and when to take a more hands-on approach is challenging. A new US report from the Pew Research Center on parents of 13 to 17-year-olds finds that parents take a wide range … Continue reading Text, Twitter, Tweet… how modern parents monitor their teen’s digital activities

Text, Twitter, tweet… Men tend to use text to avoid confrontation

Text as a casual method of staying in touch seems to be a good thing. Many people text to maintain the relationship however studies show that men and women generally text at differing levels of intimacy. Women do not generally text about severe subjects and men even less so. Men also tend to use texting … Continue reading Text, Twitter, tweet… Men tend to use text to avoid confrontation

Text, Twitter, Tweet… Smartphone etiquette: Consider those a round you

We have seen how smartphones can enhance our lives, but there is a fine line where use can be perceived as antisocial, causing arguments and endanger those around us. We are all increasingly enthusiastic users of this technology and doing so across a growing range of social (and solo) situations, always or very often when … Continue reading Text, Twitter, Tweet… Smartphone etiquette: Consider those a round you