Pros & Cons of Texting, IM, and Social Media Posts

Text messaging, instant messaging, and posts to social media sites – these are now common forms of quick, easy communication.

But as it turns out, these simple forms of communication also cause a great deal of controversy because, by their very design – easy, fast, simply stated, they are often not well considered by the author before hitting the ‘send’ button.

Considering Conflict

Let’s begin by pondering a few questions. First, if you had a choice, would you always want to be happy? Second, if you had a choice, would you live a life absent of conflict?

I bet you’re thinking, “What’s the catch? If I had a choice, of course I’d rather be happy all the time AND have a life without conflict.”