) trenches of the post-dating world, we Millennials are always on the lookout for new role models in the realms of love, marriage and passion.
In an era of relationships that all too regularly go the way of Kelsey and Camille Grammer, Tony Parker and Eva Longoria, and Courteney Cox and David Arquette, we are open to any and every tip or wise word we can get about how to keep a connection strong as the years pass by.
If you could go back in time, what time would you go to?
Billy Baldwin and Chynna Phillips -- welcome back on the map! Billy and Chynna may be one of the few married celebrity couples to admit to having Skype sex, but they're joining a new wave of people who are increasingly engaging in techno-romance, i.e.Maybe they're not the post-dating role models that we would've, having almost gotten divorced in 2010. Here is the conversation that took place during Billy's recent interview on they be having Skype sex?! the rampant use of technologies to cultivate and explore romantic, sexual and flirtatious interactions, and even relationships. As a society, we're not only getting more comfortable deepening our connections via techno-romance, but it's becoming somewhat of a necessity.But with a renewed commitment to their wedding vows and a willingness to try out some less traditional methods of keeping the love alive -- methods that embrace the tools of techno-romance that are so second nature to our generation -- they've stepped out as a couple that, for the moment, we can look to for some romantic inspiration and validation. I have been touring the country interviewing young men and women for my upcoming book on modern romance, and the number of couples I meet who have spent time living apart and "doing long-distance" is astounding. I don't really know if using Skype to find an online girlfriend is a good idea.Cause they haven't set up any kind of system to get in touch with unknown people. Truth be told, I have encountered a couple of lonely girls who were looking for a partner on Omegle.The service randomly pairs users in one-on-one chat sessions where they chat anonymously using the handles "You" and "Stranger" (or "Stranger 1" and "Stranger 2" in the case of Spy mode). The site was created by 18-year-old Leif K-Brooks of Brattleboro, Vermont, and was launched on March 25, 2009. Less than a month after its March 2009 launch, Omegle garnered around 150,000 page views a day, and in March 2009 the site introduced a video conferencingfeature. Watching your love’s character move around can make you feel like you’re hanging out IRL! Try a “miracle berry” date Want to do something totally different? They’re fruits that change how your taste buds operate, especially involving sour food, and make everything—including lemons—taste ultra sweet.Try buying some and trying different things with your love on video chat for a fun, weird date.Plan what you’ll do for your next IRL date Even if you won’t be seeing each other for months, planning ahead to what you’ll do when you finally get to meet up IRL can help remind you just how amazing it’s gonna be when you finally get to see each other again.Make a list together of all the things you’ll do when that day finally comes! Play video games together If you both are gamers, maybe you’re already doing this, but even if not, there are lots of fun online games you can play together—especially massive multiplayer online games (MMOs) like World of Warcraft, Minecraft, and Second Life.