If you're young and you spend all day texting back and forth with your significant other, listen up! Texting is convenient, but a new study (granted, one that only looked at teenagers) found that couples who chat mostly via text weren't as good as at dealing with the difficult parts of relationships as their counterparts who talked on the phone or (gasp) IRL. The texters had trouble telling their partners what they really wanted and working through arguments before they escalated into fights.

So for the sake of your relationship, ditch the emojis and quick texts and find the time for a phone call or face-to-face chat instead.

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