LIVING: Is Your Smartphone Ruining Your Sex Life?
- 2010/05/10 15:42:42
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What would you rather do … get hot and steamy between the sheets with your significant other, or peruse the Facebook app on your iPhone?
Stumped? So are a lot of other people, apparently.
More than a quarter of women claim that email and the internet are disrupting their love lives, with hand-held devices particularly to blame, according to a survey by pharmaceutical firm Bayer.
Meanwhile, a 1,000-person survey published in March found that about one in 10 people younger than 25 say that they would not mind being "interrupted by an electronic message" during sex. But not everyone is passing up sexy time voluntarily. An increasingly mobile workforce means our boss can bother us at all hours of the day.
In fact, in a recent ABCNews.com article, Los Angeles therapist Jenn Berman blamed the economy for young women’s bedroom blahs.
"Right now, people are losing jobs and working longer hours," said Berman. "They are doing two or three people's jobs and taking pay decreases. They are exhausted."
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