Dating tips the love letter
Sure you can replay, delete, and re-do your voicemail, but there's more pressure and less time to get it right.
"Besides, expressing your emotions can be easier to write than speak because you can do it in private, at your own time, and keep tweaking your thoughts 'til you're happy with them," Gandi says.
Whenever something good happens, you're the first person I want to tell.
When something bad happens, I know that I can count on you to take me in your arms and tell me everything will be all right.
In the study, researchers had 72 college-age men and women leave romantic and utilitarian emails or voicemails.
Using psychophysiological measures (they placed skin sensors on the subjects' faces to measure muscle movements associated with positive and negative emotions, and on their feet to measure arousal via increases in blood flow), the researchers discovered the people who sent passionate emails were more emotionally aroused and used stronger, more thoughtful language than those who left "passionate" voicemails.
Do you and your lover have an anniversary looming, or do they have a landmark special occasion or birthday coming up?
Whatever the reason, the fact is this: everyone loves getting letters.
A new report released by the Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project points out how those associated with "power users" are reaping the benefits of reaching thousands and building confidence.
Despite questions as to whether or not technology is ruining romance and contributing to the demise of the love letter, posed by Psychology Today blogger, Azadeh Aalai, Ph.