Technology can be a great avenue to discover common interests and spend quality time with your partner! When you use technology with the intention of sharing what you are engaging in with your partner, you develop an opportunity to learn more about one another and create shared memories. Using technology conjointly presents moments for intimacy through laughter, joy, sadness, and even physical touch (Campbell & Murray, 2015). Maybe you or your partner enjoy watching movies or funny videos, playing video games, reading online blogs, or connecting with friends and family through social media. Share these interests with your partner and encourage them to do the same with you! For example, you and your partner could find movies, TV shows, or video games that you enjoy watching/playing and discussing together. We encourage you to think of ways you can use technology to share things about yourself and create space for togetherness in your relationship!

References

Campbell, E. C., & Murray, C. E. (2015). Measuring the Impact of Technology on Couple Relationships: The Development of the Technology and Intimate Relationship Assessment. Journal of Couple & Relationship Therapy, 14, 254-256. DOI: 10.1080/15332691.2014.953657

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