3 Mistakes to Avoid When Texting

Texting can be a useful and fun part of a healthy relationship. But texting can also cause problems. Here are the 3 serious texting problems that I encounter with my clients –

Misunderstandings. Don’t expect texting to result in perfect communication. Do clarify when you think your partner is being hurtful. Excessive Texting. Don’t send […]

Emotional Affairs

It can start innocently enough. A friendly call or text to a coworker or mutual friend. But it can lead to an emotional affair, sexting, or even a physical affair. Keep these thoughts in mind—

Be aware. Am I doing this to be friendly, or am I hoping for something more? No secrets. If your […]

Excessive Texting

If you send 50 texts in an hour and don’t get a response, you are texting too much. Remember your partner can not always respond immediately.

Usually when I see a client who practices excessive texting, it represents emotional insecurities. These cannot and should not be dealt with by texting.

If you feel insecure about […]

Misunderstandings When Texting

Talking Is More Than Words

When we talk to someone face-to-face—

We see expressions We see body language We hear emotion We see gestures.

This is a two-way street – we see them and they see us.

Texting Is Mainly Just Words

Give your partner a break! Don’t assume you know exactly what they meant […]

5 Rules for Texting in a Healthy Relationship

These simple rules will strengthen your relationship.

Have a Purpose. Reminders – “Remember dinner tonight at your favorite restaurant!” Arrangements – “I’ll pick you up at 7.” Flirt – “I love to touch your hand!” Moderation. If you both are bored and have time on your hands, then text away. Get to know each other. […]