Is your computer affecting your relationship? According to a survey conducted by Crucial.com, probably.
Dating in this tech-obsessed era isn't easy, but now that just about everyone has a computer, is hooked on a social networking site or two and has an email account they're constantly checking, it has become even more frustrating.
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In fact, according to the survey two out of every five U.S. Adults who reported having a computer also reported having computer-related issues in their relationship.
According to the responses of 2,691 adults polled by Harris Interactive, the biggest computer-related complaint in their relationship was that their partner was spending too much time 'plugged in'.
"We're living in a world where most people spend more time with a computer on a daily basis than they do with their spouse or significant other," said John Gray, author of the 1992 best-seller, Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus.
Believe it or not, they also cited the performance of their computers as a stressor in their relationships. Who would have thought!
"A computer's performance can increase or lower stress in a relationship," Gray adds.
So before you find your relationship in trouble, turn off the computer and spend some quality time with your significant other.
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What do you think about this? Are computers a ridiculous thing to fight about? Or does it make sense since they're a part of our everyday lives?
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