Getting to know someone via text is a huge part of developing relationships today and we’re often not that great at it. “Why are they taking so long to respond?” “Do they really like me?” “Should I text that upside down smiley face emoji?” There’s a lot to think about! Listen to today’s show to learn how to preserve your mental health while navigating these landmines and more!
In this episode with Yvonne Castaneda, we discuss relationship advice topics that include:
- What to do when texting gets weird or they’re not responding
- How to break out of negative self talk
- Important self-reflection exercises that everyone should be doing
- Why instead of seeking something from a partner, we should first try to give it to ourselves
- Debunking the myth that another person will make us whole
- Practical tips for text messaging a potential partner
- And much more!
Yvonne Castañeda is the author of Pork Belly Tacos with a Side of Anxiety, a memoir for young adults based on her struggles with mental health and addiction. She is also a professor at the Boston College School of Social Work and a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Boston, MA.
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