Quite frankly I do both quite well. I think that one of things necessary for communicating for both my personal as well as my occupationally life is using both methods of communication. However, I also believe that knowing the strengths and limits of each regarding communication effectiveness and… purpose is very important.
Texting is good for basic information such as "come get me," "Arrived safely," and the like. However, voice to voice and even face to face communication is vital for the more important issues related to human communication such as conflict management and serious issues such as a discussion about a parent's health issues.