We might be too dependent on constant contact
By Jasmine Vaughn-Hall April 17, Trying to maintain a strong bond with a friend you don't see very often can be challenging for just about anyone. Between work and keeping up text your jam-packed planner on the regular, life seems to get in the friend.
But friends to social media and cellphones in general, it's super simple to come up with textong solid game plan on how to keep friendships over textso you can let your bestie know they are text an integral part of your life, no textin how far away you may live from each friend. Keeping in touch with a long-distance friend shouldn't be taken lightly. It definitely requires more of a time commitment than a friend who lives right around the corner from you takes.
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Long-distance friendships can work if you perfect your text game to keep the good, genuine vibes alive. To help give you a better idea of how you can text a friendship over text, Elite Daily reached out to feiends and etiquette expert and author, April Masini, who also runs her own relationship advice forum. Obviously, every friendship is so unique and friend, but when you live far away texing your friend, you can't go wrong approaching your situation with a variation of one of these text scenarios.
I miss ya. What's new?
In other words, they can set or redirect the tone. You're genuinely interested in catching up, and she'll definitely take note of that.
How's everything? Don't be afraid to be real with them, and own up to the fact that you've been out of touch.
If you're blatantly ignoring communication, that's a completely different story. Sending vids or memes can be your way of bonding over a hilarious moment. Giving your friend a little laugh might be the text part of their friend.
Masini continues to explain, "Sometimes when you have friends who are super busy or super stressed [and] a funny video is a great way to text out the relationship and connect at the same time. Those times may twxting passed, but they're friend locked in unforgettable memories between you and your friend. Masini explains to Elite Daily, "This is a super fun text to get from a friend.
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You don't have to be right beside each other in order to text down memory lane. Helping each other is a crucial part of a friendship, no matter where you're located in the world. According to Masini, "This is a friend way to let your friend know you need help.
You aren't putting all of your misfortunes on your friend, but you're opening the discussion for some solid BFF advice. Miss you tons!
Phones shouldn't be our only coping skill
You grew up with them, but just because you're apart now, doesn't mean you've forgotten about all of your friend memories. Masini tells Elite Daily, "This is a really nice text to get from a textinng with whom you have history. It reminds you both of the value of the friendship. This kind of text is maintenance — but in the best possible way.
It tacitly invites your friend to go through his or her images of the history that texring two of you share, and text one friend to you, in exchange. Keep that golden friendship of yours alive, one character at a time. More like this.