His comment caught me off-guard. Since I was speaking at a youth conference about teens and technology, I figured the dad waiting to speak with me wanted to talk about his crazy texting teenager.
But he didn't come to talk about his daughter. He came to talk about his wife.
You see, this man was a father of three who had a wonderful wife except for one little area. She was addicted to Twitter.
It began innocently enough. His wife was involved in women's ministry. She would notice someone in need and send them an encouraging tweet during the week. The recipient of the tweet was so touched that his wife began sending messages to more women in the church to encourage them. Before she knew it, she was constantly communicating with friends on social media.
Being digitally connected at all times became a part of her life and she didn't know how to stop.
On date nights, she would sit with her husband at dinner, phone in hand. She would reply to tweets and send tweets about the restaurant. During commutes, at home, at play – one thing was constant. Her connection to her phone at all times.
[Read the rest of the article at Start Marriage Right.]