Technology may be ending the need for face-to-face interaction and, sometimes, that can be a good thing
A University of Missouri study looked at how 49 divorced parents used technology to communicate with their exes. The study mostly looked at mothers with a wide range of post-divorce interactions, from very positive to very negative.
Parents in positive co-parenting situations found technology to be an effective tool for maintaining two households. The study also found that email often helped parents to deescalate fraught conversations
Yet, parents in contentious divorces often used technology to control situations or limit information. In the end, technology is only as reliable as the parents who use it Read more...More about Apps, Kids, Children, Parenting, and Family