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Dating affects children

Online Contact Falls Short on Empathy: As a corollary to the context issue, there’s an utter lack of empathy when using technology to interact with others.

After two months of marriage, he walked into the home office to find his wife chatting with someone on Facebook.

She assured him theguy was just a friend, but Stan soon saw the person’s name all over his wife’s news feed and posts.

Not long after, she traveled to meet the man – staying at his place.

Their child was born within a year after the visit.

I guess the best approach is to make yourself available through technology only when appropriate, so that it supplements our relationships rather than replacing them.

Is this a too-dismal view of technology in human relationships?

KEY TAKEAWAY: All in all, the impact of technology on human interaction paints a pretty gloomy picture.

But it’s a valuable discussion to have, as it teaches us the value of balancing our offline and online communications with others – personally and professionally.

Unless you see the person’s face, hear their voice and understand the environment, you have no idea the context surrounding the written words.

Misunderstandings, miscommunications and assumptions result, which have an impact on how we view others.

You’re messaging, browsing, friending, tweeting and sharing.