Did you just have a wicked fight with your guy? Don't wait until you're together to resolve the spat: It might seem counter-intuitive, but solving your issue via text or email has advantages over face-to-face time.
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"In person, body language gets in the way," says couples counselor Ziba Graham. "If he crosses his arms or rolls his eyes, it can derail the discussion and escalate the fight."
With email or text, you're more likely to stay focused. So send your "sorry" before you reunite - and when you do, you'll feel nothing but love.
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Once you've patched things up via text, take things a step further, and try using your cell to communicate your sexiest thoughts! Sexy texting isn't just for teens. If you're too shy to dirty talk in person, texting can be a great outlet to be more daring and direct. The authors of Flirtexting suggest giving your guy a little daytime titillation. Try: "Wait until you see my new lace panties when you get home." Or send a slightly suggestive photo. Snap a picture of your pout and say, "I'm going to kiss every inch of you tonight."
One couple who tried it said: "We started with text-messaging each other fairly benign messages - 'You make me so horny' - but things quickly progressed to using the phone's camera, and even the video camera feature!"
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You'll be so hot and bothered that the next time you see each other, you'll want to skip right to the make-up sex. Just be sure you send your messages to the right number!
What do you think? Would you try to fix a fight or flirt via text?
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