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.
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.
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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