How to (Quite Possibly) Make (Girl)friends and Influence People…By Not Acting Like a Jerk

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“It seems to me that truly decent, above-board and non-threatening conversational overtures often get lost in the cascading white noise of street harassment and responses to it,” writes N.C. Harrison.

Dear Friends and Future Lover(s)

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Ira Israel asks you to only text when necessary and create deeper connections with the ones you love.

Sext Education – How Can Dads Get in The Picture?

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John C. Havens calls on Men and Dads to think deeply about the complex topic of ‘sexting’ and how to model behavior for our children to help them navigate this world of digital intimacy.

Can We Auto-Correct Humanity?

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The average person spends four years of his or her life looking down at a cellphone. Prince Ea tells us why we must refuse to let technology control us.

Why I’m Keeping My Kids Uncool

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The cool quotient among preteens has Tor Constantino longing to be a luddite.

For the Ladies: Why He Won’t Call You

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Hint: It has to to with technology.

Pedestrian Etiquette, Gormless Phone Users, and the Rise of the ‘Meanderthal’

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Walking and texting—it’s not just dangerous, it’s downright rude. Isn’t it time we talked about pedestrian etiquette?

Things Not to Text Your Parents When You Travel

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Texting with his son did little to calm Tim Akimoff’s conflicted emotions after he sent his son off on his first solo trip overseas.

A Brief History of Sexting

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“Sexting” is apparently not as new a phenomenon as some people think.

Call me. Please.

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Why Call When You Can Text?

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Guys, if you really want to impress a woman you’re interested in, pick up that smartphone…and call her.

7 Examples of How Not to Text

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Online Chat 101 (PG15+ for some coarse language)

Straight Guys: What to Do If You Get a D–k Pic

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You get one of “those pictures” at 3AM. Except it’s not what you usually get. Darianna Jones takes you through how to handle it.

Man Rents Billboards to Publicly Shame Distracted Drivers in San Francisco

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Brian Singer, a San Francisco-based designer and employee at a well-known social media company, decided to take the problem of texting-while-driving into his own hands, creating his own anti-texting campaign.

“How can anyone have an actual relationship while sexting others?”

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“I Miss You. U Wanna Meet Up?”: Breaking Up with Our Sexters

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Kristie Christie tells the story of the time that she and her now husband, David, broke up with their sexters and flirt-texters in the name of creating space for real life intimacy.