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African American woman with curly hair, and man in communication via text message on their cell phones while sitting on opposite ends of the couch

The Death of Communication & The Rise of the Textationship Pt. I

In 1999, text messages finally cross networks for the first time. Now we can text whoever we want no matter what carrier they had. At this instant, in 1999, effective communication in dating, and relationships took a turn for the worse.

Happy Interracial couple on the boardwalk having fun recording each other in their honeymoon phase

Eliminating the Honeymoon Phase

In short, the honeymoon phase is filled with feelings of euphoria, tons of PDA, heart emojis, I miss you's, and Patrick Swayze, Demi Moore pottery sculpting moments. However, it isn't a reality-based scenario built on a lasting solid foundation.