By Marianne Mancusi Beach, GALTime.com
Could you go a day without Facebook? What about Twitter? Email? Texting? Could you stay away from any and all forms of social media or electronic communication for just one day? (And yes, we're talking cell phones, too.)
Well, you'll soon have your chance to try. August 25th is the first National Facebook Fast day, started by a Texas pastor and his wife. Through their church in Houston, Texas, they say they have inspired at least 20,000 people to refrain from Facebook, Twitter, texting and email to, instead, spend time getting up close and personal with real life friends and family.
Instead of texting your husband to say you love him, say it to his face. Instead of checking out pictures of your cousin's new man in her photo album, invite the two of them out for drinks so you can meet him in person.
The promoters of the Facebook Fast insist they're not trying to bash technology, but instead help people get back to the basics when it comesRead More »from Will Turning Off Facebook on 8/25 Really Save Your Relationship?