We didn’t have Candy Crush to play while sitting on the toilet.
We didn’t have social media to check while gassing up our car.
I left him alone because I didn’t want to come across as annoying or something.
Actually, A New Mode’s relationship section is only part of my business – I also help guys with their dating questions.
There’s this expectation nowadays that we’re almost meant to be constantly available and in contact with others…
that we should be on our phones at every waking moment, ready to respond to any message sent to us. There used to be moments of space mixed into our days, where we would just have to wait for things.
Sooner or later, though, there will be a point where the person you’re seeing doesn’t text back and you’re left wondering what they’re up to…
Without space, it almost feels as though this constant activity is like a vortex that pulls us into it.
We can get caught up in it, thinking about and reacting to the happenings streaming through our smartphone into our head.
And believe it or not, I had a guy send me virtually this same question in hopes that I would discuss it at a speaking engagement.
To answer your question, I want to quickly tell you what I cover in this article: Over the course of the last decade and a half, texting has increasingly become a constant part of waking life.