A Text or Two a Day

For us middle aged folk, we might be able to learn something from the younger crowd  with respect to technology and relationships.

Regardless of your age, how often do you communicate with your spouse during the day?  One time – two times – NO times?

Would you believe that, according to Pew Research, 85% of young people expect to hear from their partner at least once a day.  35% expect to hear every few hours!  Thankfully only 11% expect it every hour.  Phew…

Another interesting stat among the 18-25 year old crowd Continue reading “A Text or Two a Day”

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Remember this during the holiday weekend!

Like most couples, we struggle with the dreaded…cell phone addiction!  Generally, we are very good about eating meals, carving out time, and limiting electronic usage in our house.

But with crazy career schedules we do struggle at times.  While researching this topic we uncovered all kinds of fascinating information that fits nicely into our “Fun Fact Friday”.

Pew Research did a survey recently regarding cell phone usage.  A whopping, and not surprising, 92% of Americans own a cellphone.  31% of those Americans say they never turn their phone off and 45% of them say they rarely turn them off (we easily fall into this category).

Here’s the rather disturbing statistic: 80% of those surveyed say that using phones in social settings frequently or occasionally hurts the conversation.

Some fun stats: Continue reading “Remember this during the holiday weekend!”

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