Intimacy via Technology

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Title

Intimacy via Technology

Creator

Anonymous

Date

June 2020
2020-06

Description

As someone who tends to be skeptical of technology (I resisted owning a smart phone for many years), I am interested in tracking how technology influences our sense of ourselves and the world. As an educator with the Young Adult Abuse Prevention Program (YAAPP), I frequently facilitate conversations with young people about the ways that technology can be used to build connection and share intimacy with a partner. As someone in a relationship, I have noticed changes in how frequently my partner and I text, Snap, DM and call each other as our relationship (and the context in which we're relating) has developed. What do YOU notice?

Subject

Information technology -- social aspects
Interpersonal relations

Rights

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Collection

Citation

Anonymous, “Intimacy via Technology,” Isolating Together : Portland Public Library, accessed June 21, 2021, https://portlandlibrary.omeka.net/items/show/46.