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This Is How Married Couples Text Each Other

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 12.16.2014 | Weddings

Texts in the early days of a relationship are cute and exciting. Texts from a spouse of several years are more -- well -- practical. BuzzFeed's vid...

4 Ways Meditation Can Empower Millennials At Work and in Life

Eden Kozlowski | Posted 12.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Eden Kozlowski

From my meditation teacher/practitioner perspective, I see ALL of these aspects as incredibly good, good, good and believe that meditation, dear millennials, is not only something that gels with what you already got goin' on... but it can help you navigate some of your biggest challenges.

Come Home for the Holidays

Dr. Cheryl Pappas | Posted 12.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cheryl Pappas

For those seeking a sex or holiday booze article, click onto something else immediately, like TMZ or the Today show. In the spirit of holiday cheer,...

Techies U R Da Best

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 12.01.2014 | Technology
Dr. Peggy Drexler

I want to offer a special thanks to the technologists of the world -- all those who work anonymously in the world's labs and engineering departments to come up with the circuits, code, and contraptions that have combined to change life as I know it.

Here's How You Should Reply To All Those Thanksgiving Texts

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 11.25.2014 | Comedy

Even though Thanksgiving is supposed to be a relaxing day spent with family and friends -- in person -- many of us will fall victim to our smartphones...

(Not) Finding Love Through Textual Chemistry

Josh Sabarra | Posted 11.18.2014 | Gay Voices
Josh Sabarra

Technology is a danger of the contemporary dating landscape. I don't have it all figured out, but I have developed the "Donovan Rule:" No frequent calling or texting before the first meeting - and no overnight bags on Date 1.

Hold the Phone: What It's Like Not to Own a Cell Phone

Anna Fonté | Posted 11.12.2014 | Arts
Anna Fonté

When people find out that I do not own a cellphone on purpose, they can move quickly from sympathy to scorn. I see it in their eyes: Suddenly, I've got some freaky social disease. They back slowly away before I infect them with whatever is wrong with me.

Navigating Relationships In A Digital World

Ellie Burrows | Posted 11.10.2014 | Women
Ellie Burrows

We are masters at digesting thoughts in 140-character sentences, stalking an ex lover, keeping up with the Ebola outbreak, scoring a Soul Cycle bike, finding a city's best ramen.

'Text to Ya Later!': In Defense of the Phone Call

Michelle Kennedy | Posted 11.10.2014 | Technology
Michelle Kennedy

Remember the days when you'd fall in love with someone and talk on the phone late into the night? Staring up at glow-in-the-dark stars on the ceiling, you believed those effortless hours of conversation confirmed you two were meant to be.

Help, My Phone Drowned!

Myra Demeter | Posted 11.07.2014 | Fifty
Myra Demeter

Plop! It finally happened. My iPhone fell in the toilet. My husband has warned me many times about keeping my cell phone in my pants' back pocket and I continued to do so. It has fallen on the floor around the bowl too many times to count, but never before did I make the "bulls eye shot."

The Digital Drug: What Makes You Text And Drive Despite Known Dangers

Dr. David Greenfield | Posted 11.05.2014 | Technology
Dr. David Greenfield

For many, awareness of the dangers of texting and driving is enough to make them stop. For others, it takes a personal commitment, like a pledge to a loved one or the urging of a friend. But for some people, the urge to text while driving is a compulsion. And for those people, more is needed

The Most Cringeworthy Autocorrects FAILS Of The Month

The Huffington Post | Christine Dalton | Posted 10.31.2014 | Comedy

What's scarier than any ghost, ghoul or goblin? Sending a horribly embarrassing autocorrect. There's no need to to go to a haunted house or watch ...

The Ghosting: The Tale of The Heartless Golf Pro

Eva McEnrue & Mel Owens | Posted 10.30.2014 | Women
Eva McEnrue & Mel Owens

I was scared. Who was this person? This wasn't my Connor. This was a bro-ciopath. Then it happened, in September. The rapture. The day he vanished from existence. I texted him: No response.

The Facebook Void: What We're Missing

Abhishek Seth | Posted 10.29.2014 | Technology
Abhishek Seth

Credit: Paul Scott Circa 1860. After the secession of the southern states, Abraham Lincoln signed into effect conceivably one of the most cons...

We Need to Consider Stronger Laws On Cellphone Use While Driving

Brad Stulberg | Posted 10.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Brad Stulberg

Texting bans do not go far enough. For starters, in the eyes of everyday drivers, these laws are vague. Does texting at a red light count? What about reading a text, as opposed to sending one, or surfing the internet?

How Text Messages Change From Dating To Marriage

Alice Zhao | Posted 10.21.2014 | Technology
Alice Zhao

Way back in 2008, my now husband and I went on our first date. On our one year anniversary, his gift to me was a Word doc of all of our text messages since our first date (what he likes to refer to as #thegiftofdata). To celebrate our six year anniversary, I decided to take his present to the next level.

10 Smartphone Rules We Should All Follow

Zach Dean | Posted 10.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Zach Dean

This is not a blog on your rights. You have a right to be oblivious to your surroundings and a right to be obnoxious. That includes your right to obnoxiously use your smartphone the same way you obnoxiously do anything else. This is a piece on etiquette.

How Texting Is Wrecking Your Relationship

Brian Hanley | Posted 12.16.2014 | Technology
Brian Hanley

As night falls and darkness rolls in, I picture you sitting there, knuckles white as a ghost as you clasp your cold phone, laughing hysterically with your girlfriends. Laughing because I said too much, or maybe too little, or took too long.

How Rude! Alex J. Packer's New Teen Guide to Good Manners Is a Must-have Book!

LuxEco Living | Posted 12.09.2014 | Books
LuxEco Living

By Nancy Chuda founder and Editor in Chief of LuxEcoLiving and co-founder of Healthy Child Healthy World "Hallelujah! Finally a book for all ages...

Does Social Media Ruin Relationships?

Julie Spira | Posted 12.06.2014 | Style
Julie Spira

Although online dating sites have been around for about 20 years, until the popularity of smart phones and mobile dating apps, they really were not ac...

We Have To Disconnect In Order To Connect

Alexa Cortese | Posted 12.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Alexa Cortese

Don't just stare at a screen watching other people live their lives. Don't spend your time double tapping a picture of friends laughing together when you could be laughing with someone in real life. Don't mistake the emptiness of staring at a screen for feeling connected.

Why Isn't He Calling Texting Me?!?

Hemanshu Nigam | Posted 12.06.2014 | Technology
Hemanshu Nigam

Men and women treat texting differently, but, for both, confusion, paranoia, irritation and anxiety reign in the kingdom of digital dating. While she waits for his text, he stares at the dot, dot, dot of the iMessage, wondering what she's going to say next.

This Video Is Proof That No Emoji Can Beat Talking Face To Face IRL

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 10.01.2014 | Good News

It turns out an ability to read between the lines of text messages has lived within us all along. However, it has nothing to do with our phones the...

Phoning

Stanley Ely | Posted 11.26.2014 | Technology
Stanley Ely

Everyone has a phone, of course. Even though we weren't rich, my family had a phone when I was young. The phone number, I remember, was 3773.

When Is Mother-Daughter Texting Too Much?

Randi Hutter Epstein, MD, MPH | Posted 11.17.2014 | Parents
Randi Hutter Epstein, MD, MPH

Now my daughter is in college, just starting her freshman year. She doesn't call home every day, only every other day. But we text a lot... well, roughly constantly. But never during class and I didn't hear from her when she went to the movies the other night.