Apps For Couples

3 Apps Couples Need To Improve Communication

"Communication to a relationship is like oxygen to life. Without it... it dies." - Tony Gaskins

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As the weather gets colder, it's another reminder that soon we will have Thanksgiving and Christmas break. Whether you are currently at the same school or long distance, most couples will be separated over the holidays. In such a technological age, it's becoming easier to stay in touch regularly. I wanted to share some of my favorite apps that have helped my relationships by bringing us together and helping to improve communication.

1. Rabbit

Rabbit is a superb service that enables you to stream in-app your favorite videos from your favorite services like Youtube, Netflix, and Hulu. While you watch, you can also message your SO and even video chat without having to leave the app! This app makes balancing all those forms of communication a breeze. It really makes it feel like you are watching your fave shows together.

2. Couple

Couple is an app that goes above and beyond your normal messaging service. I like Couple for how it helps to facilitate organization and coordination with things like shared lists and notes. I've always liked to create bucket lists for that season of things that we want to do together. It also allows you to create a personal and private timeline to build your history and track special moments together so that you both never forget.

Couple also has some unique features like their thumbkiss, which allows you to touch the same spot on your phone as your partner and will vibrate to notify you that you just gave each other a thumb kiss. You can also send each other drawings or draw together. Both of these are great ways to brighten each other's day!

3. Happy Couple

Happy Couple is both entertaining and informative because you can have fun answering questions and find out more about what your partner thinks or feels. Every day you have the opportunity to answer 5 questions from a variety of 6 topics. After your partner answers the same questions, you will get notified if your answers match up or not. By seeing how each other responded, this can spark discussions that are often more meaningful. You can send messages in-app, such as comments on certain questions and answers.

Happy Couple also promotes having a more meaningful relationship with features like 'Tip of the Day' and personalized activities and challenges. The 'Tip of the Day' includes advice in many different areas of your relationship and gives you some concrete ideas or steps you can take towards incorporating this into your relationship. The 'Challenges' also cover a broad range with ideas designed to make you more intentional in your relationship, such as challenges encouraging you to show some extra love towards your SO and/or to do something new together as a date.

I hope these apps will help you to improve the communication in your relationship. Always remember to communicate, because relationships need communication in order to grow.

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21 Reasons You Should Date Someone Who Was A Camp Counselor

Spouse and parent material, all wrapped up in an animal shirt, Nike shorts, and Chacos.
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1. They shop at Goodwill mostly... low maintenance you could say?

SEE ALSO: The ABC's Of Summer Camp

2. They are pretty awesome at talking to parents... opening days have given good practice for them. Give them 15 minutes and they will become best friends with your parents.

3. Their best friends actually are long distance...so you can wait a while to meet their besties who will want to know everything about you and make sure your intentions are good.

4. They have learned how to look decently presentable without showering for a week... maybe two...you may or may not like this one.

5. They are always down for adventure... sure let's hike for eight miles uphill in the middle of the week!

6. They know what it is like to be woken up at 2 a.m. because someone wet their bed... mom training.

7. They also know how to give the "modest is hottest" talk to the teenage campers... and will help give you a classy future daughter.

8. Building fires is their hidden talent... if you ever get stuck on a deserted island with them they can help you.

9. Animal shirts are a common clothing item... they know how to have fun.

10. They throw killer dance parties... ones your grandma would approve of.

11. They are used to being publicly embarrassed for others (their campers') enjoyment... and usually can take a joke or prank well.

12. They also know how to prank you back... summer camp prepares you for awesome prank wars.

13. If you want to see her with no makeup on just look at her camp photos... natural beauty?

14. They actually love children... they chose to spend a whole summer loving other people's kids; imagine how awesome they will treat their own.

15. Chances are they are a really fun person and will bring out your inner child... yes, climb that random tree and paint your face because it is Wednesday.

16. Their "real job" will come later in life... they will end up being successful. Most employers love to hire former counselors, so it is not a waste of a summer.

17. They know how to hide their favorites in life really well... so if they choose to date you they are basically saying you are their favorite and that is a big deal to them.

18. They have learned how to eat unhealthy food every day for a whole summer and stay in shape... or try to at least.

19. They also are obviously not a diva when it comes to material needs...they went a whole summer without even air conditioning and never complained.

20. If they love you anything like they love their campers your needs will always be put first...they are some of the most selfless people you will ever meet.

21. They love God, living for Him, and have already made a difference in many children's lives... they are the real MVPS.

If you are still looking for a place to work this summer and love adventure, Jesus, and children, apply for Camp Crestridge for Girls; they still have many positions available. I'll be there so you should too!

If you are a boy apply for Camp Ridgecrest for Boys!

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You've Heard Of 'How To Be Single,' But Let's Talk About 'How To Be Romantic'

For some of us, it takes work to be cutesy and romantic.

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Okay, I'm probably the least romantic person anyone has ever met. Not to say that I'm a bad girlfriend or that I'm not caring. I just find love in simple things like knowing what to order for them at restaurants, doing their laundry, planning unique dates, or cooking for them. It's not that I'm opposed to being arduous, I've just never been a chocolate and flowers kind of girl. I'm more of a Mongolian hot pot and "let's walk across the Brooklyn Bridge!" kind of girl. I appreciate some effort, tailoring something to fit a person's idiosyncratic personality or general spontaneity, not how flowery something looks. Not saying that I'm not feminine, I'm just my own entity, so to speak, and that translates into my love life. Needless to say, I thought I should learn how the other half lives, so I've challenged myself to take a course on being a classic/hopeless romantic just to understand how others think and who knows I might change some of my habits!

1. Leave notes

I think it's a really cute and simple idea that I will try to do because it makes everything very personal.

2. Write them a poem

I've had this done for me but I've never actually done it, because believe it or not, I didn't like to read or write poems up until this year.

3. Cuddling

Okay, so I'm not a cuddler, I have no idea why — it's more or less a personal space and attachment issue, I guess. I love hugs though! I guess I just have to be in the mood to cuddle and at times I can be. Other times it just makes me nervous.

4. Dedicate a song to them on the radio

It seems like the people on the radio that do this are crazy in love and honestly, to be able to have the ability to go on the radio and just declare your love for someone else is really inspiring.

5. Surprise them!

I personally cannot stand surprises, but I love to surprise other people and just be spontaneous, so I sort of do this already.

6. Carve your names into a tree

I've thought about doing this, but I've never got around to it, so I promise one day I will.

7. Go see a romantic movie

Nope, nope, I'll barf! Not happening, strictly horror movies for this girl, sorry!

8. Make them a care package

See, this makes me think a lot about what really defines romantic, because I do this all the time, but I don't consider it romantic, I just think it's sweet.

9. Take a walk on the beach together

I've done this, but I have to be doing this while looking for seashells or I feel like I'll be bored.

10. Make a CD for them

"THE PERKS OF BEING A WALLFLOWER," CHARLIE IS QUAKING.

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