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Disconnect to connect

It’s easier than ever to stay connected through email, texting, and social media. The danger, however, is that people are checking their devices so often they're missing their partner's bids for connection.

Most of us readily turn off our phone at church or during a movie. We need to extend that same respect and courtesy to our spouse. 

If your partner is complaining that you seem more focused on your Facebook profile than your relationship, that's something you need to take seriously, even if you disagree. 

Establish rules for technology usage in your marriage. At the very least, this could include a "no phone policy" at the dinner table or in bed. 

Technology is not inherently bad or inherently good. It just is. 

Action of the day: Discuss a "no phone policy" with your partner. 


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