"Although texting is quicker and more convenient, it may create a stale and monotone dialect between partners.Instead of learning how your significant other responds emotionally to certain comments or questions, you are left knowing what they are saying and missing how they feel."Messages feel more accusatory, conflict gets more hostile, and anger escalates quickly.
Another reader on my forum initiated “the talk” about the status of an eight-month relationship with her boyfriend, via text. She wrote asking if it was over, wanting to get him back.
In both these cases, calling and talking to each other in real time, or better, talking in person, is much better than texting and these two relationships might not have failed if they hadn’t relied on reactive texting to communicate.""Especially in new relationships, it is essential that you maximize the opportunities to not only build that intimacy, but also to avoid any situations that might prohibit it," Tyler Turk, CEO of Crated With Love, a monthly subscription box for date night, tells Bustle.
At the end of the day, a call is just more special.
Taking the time to physically talk with significant other shows them that you care and are invested in the relationship.
In one case a young man got into a text war with his girlfriend who was away for the weekend with her girlfriends, and didn’t stay in touch with him, the way he did with her when he was the one who was out of town," April Masini, relationship and etiquette expert tells Bustle. He wrote me asking for clarification on what happened.