Posted by: Frank Walker LMFT | November 29, 2014

Parenting: Electronic Manners Part 3

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Electronic manners

We now have all these gadgets that keep us moving along. E-mail, texting, Facebook, etc, etc.

It’s all about being in contact 24/7. But sometimes when we get an email or text we get confused and frustrated. We don’t understand why the text was sent or what the senders are even trying to say.

Mis-communication happens all the time. Have you ever sent a text and out it went and oops, “I didn’t mean that”?  But it’s gone out to the world. So much of our intent is lost with our gadget messaging.

So here are some ideas for manners on our devices. These are great ideas that you should take to heart before during and after you text, email, pin or whatever you do on your devices.


3. Make time for real conversation.

Sorry but life is all about human contact. Texting is quick and easy but it will never be the same as that good old being in the same room and talking kind of thing.

It’s easy to ignore people or brush them off on-line.

You don’t want that to happen to you so don’t do it to others. It’s that golden rule stuff.


Adapted from Tracey Bianchi, Christ Church of Oak Brooks, Ill.



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