Not insane, at all. Actually, that is very sweet!
Here's some insanity for you:
I met my boyfriend (he's in France, I'm in California) on a computing forum with no intent to meet (in person).
When we first started video chatting, after writing for a few months, we had so many verbal misunderstandings that we got very shy and often used text chat with no sound, as well.
It helped a lot. This way, we learned to match facial expressions with written ones, and it made the conversations go lot smoother...
Now, when I yell at him, he understands perfectly