There is a lot of talk about communication in our society, the need in a relationship -- any relationship -- for open, honest discourse. I would argue that intercourse, if it's good, is one of the best discourses a couple can have.
While I understand the real-time digital stream may create a safe harbor for students uncomfortable expressing themselves, it seems to me students are missing valuable lessons in real-life social skills.
In the modern workplace, we don't actually talk to each other as much as we used to. Communication now often takes place via email, a change that has brought with it both convenience and its own unique set of challenges.
More marriages have problems due to finances than infidelity. You need to remember that you are partners in more than just love. You are business partners also and the financial aspect of your partnership needs be established.
Before, divorcing, separated and divorced parents were forced to meet face-to-face or pick up the phone to communicate about the well-being of their child or children. Now, everything from play date arrangements to insult hurling is done with the flick of a thumb or the click of a mouse.
Age sometimes seems to rob us of the ability to say what we really want to say. Coming from us, it would sound hurtful, mean, or just plain irritating. From our daughter, even now, it's refreshingly honest.