Texting Rules

Computers now rule the world, whether we enjoy it or not. I’m not just one of these fossils who refuses to embrace technology by sticking to my landline and shunning the grid.” I’m all for the social media and rapid text communication because, as a person who works in media, this can be a very significant part of my job. However, I have to remember that some people are not as cool with their phone running their lives.
The other morning, a man I will refer to as The Biker” and I were in bed, enjoying each other’s company, and he told me to put my phone on silent since it was crying like a baby on an airplane. So, I use it silent – for a quarter-hour – i quickly turned it back on again approximately, remembering I had some ongoing work deadlines for attending and didn’t need to be late on my emails. When my phone again started beeping, he threatening to throw it out the window (lovingly, obviously). At that right time, I had to select. Great emails or sex answered in due time? (Sex always wins.)
Aside from the mood-killer a beeping phone could possibly be during intimate moments, texting with somebody can discuss issues. Amanda Klein of The Huffington Post type of said it best immediately study on texting she conducted in 2012: Texting is often a relatively new medium, and there’s an insufficient rules and guidelines for interaction,” Klein wrote. This insufficient expectations could cause conflict or disappointment in relationships ultimately, those romantic in nature specifically.”
Basically, we all have already been running on our personal blueprints for the social etiquette of texting. One partner’s expectation of acceptable message length, response time or frequency of interaction may not match up using partner’s, and when the partnership is relatively new (and for that reason, an understanding of the relationship’s security will not be established yet) one partner may read into these cues greater than they should.

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