I don't want to fall out of her mind., you've had an inkling of this already.But, the temptation may still be strong to enter into some witty text banter, and do a fair amount of "maintenance" texting... This post is put together to break you of any remaining predilections you might have for engaging in long / witty / thoughtful text conversations with women, and show you clearly, precisely, and unequivocally why you Chase woke up one day in 2004 tired of being alone. It sounds off insolently whenever it chooses and expects me to drop whatever I’m doing and, well, engage. When I absolutely must, I take the call, but I don’t do a very good job of concealing my displeasure.It consumes no more time than I want it to and, to a much greater degree than is possible with a phone call, I get to decide if it takes place at all. The numbers change as we get older, with the overall frequency of all communication declining, but even in the 65 and over group, daily texting still edges calling 4.7 to 3.8.But mix it up some — maybe even throw in a little Skyping or Facetime so that when you finally do make a call you’re actually seeing and interacting with another person.Too much texting, Turkle warns, amounts to a life of “hiding in plain sight.” And the thing about hiding is, it keeps you entirely alone.Parents need to know that HOOKED - chat stories is a "Twitter for fiction," letting users read short stories written and displayed as text message conversations.
“The complexity and messiness of human communication gets shortchanged,” Turkle says.As with real reading, the ability to comprehend subtlety and complexity comes only with time and a lot of experience.If you don’t adequately acquire those skills, moving out into the real world of real people can actually become quite scary.MORE: Read TIME’s special report on how your phone is changing the world (and your life) here. I don't want her to lose interest, but I'm gone for this entire week. Do I just want an entire week before I give her another call/text?Developmental psychologists studying the impact of texting worry especially about young people, not just because kids are such promiscuous users of the technology, but because their interpersonal skills — such as they are — have not yet fully formed.