How to Reconnect With Your Partner by Disconnecting from Devices

February 02, 2021

Screen time and relationships don’t always mix. Create meaningful connections with these tips for powering down.

Parents are tired. We get it. We all spent 2020 in survival mode and many of us turned to devices for relief. But the habit of looking at screens and tuning each other out isn't exactly healthy for our relationships. “Learning to manage media can save your relationship,” says Tina B. Tessina, PhD, (aka "Dr. Romance"), psychotherapist and author of Money, Sex and Kids: Stop Fighting About the Three Things That Can Ruin Your Relationship.