Ever wondered how your parents’ generation has handled long-distance relationships before the invention of WhatsApp and FaceTime? In that era, when someone would move abroad, their partner has to wait for months to hear from them. Do you remember making trunk calls to relatives living abroad when you were small? But when mobiles came, everything changed. No matter how far our loved ones are, now it has become easier to keep in contact with them.
Technology has changed the way we live our lives. It has also played a major role in strengthening our relationships. Now we have several apps like Skype to keep in touch with our partner even if we are miles away. We can’t even imagine how difficult it had been for our parent’s generation to stay away from their partner. Now, other invention which has helped us in strengthening our relationships is Facebook. We can add our friends and family members on facebook that are living abroad. Yes, a virtual relationship is not similar as sharing your physical space with them but it is still better than missing them.
Technology is really helpful in bringing people closer by creating opportunities to work virtually. And for this purpose you only need a laptop and internet connection. You no longer have to stuck in traffic jams and coming home tired. By this way, you can spend more time with your family. It may seem like a dream to spending you break working on a canvas on a beach but with the help if technology it may become true in future.
Technology has lot of potential to offer which is good for your relationship. You’ll become more satisfied and less tired with your life. Because when you are happy you can make others happy too.
Along with varies perks, there are several drawbacks of technology too- Cyber stalking, cyber bullying, infidelity, and the latest Blue Whale Challenge. But a person can cheat without app too if he is using a dating app to cheat on his partner. You can’t determine how people behave with the help of technology. To bring us closer to our loved ones, technology is nothing less than a boon.