For example, they found that video calls to and from the areas around military bases increased by 8 percent on Valentine’s Day, 2013 when compared to the rest of the year. First, she said, the key is to be creative in how you use it.
Literally it might take you a minute of your time to record one, and it’s a wonderful keepsake.” Syrtash suggested users use the message to record a bit of home, an ‘I love you’ message or just something to let them know you’re thinking of them. If you and your servicemember are able to schedule a time that she will be available to call, use it as a chance to dress up a little or even share a meal.
Look at what one friend of ours did for her anniversary dinner with her deployed husband.
Instead of waiting for your spouse to be around for a live chat, you can record something in advance for him (or her) to watch when they have a chance.
If it’s on the spicy side, include a warning in their message and suggestion that they make sure they have some privacy.
Since they didn’t have Skype available at the time they just sent each other photos.