Technology ruins dating
However, as society adapts to these fresh avenues of contact, there are also ways new technology threatens to strip away important aspects of how people relate and connect on a personal level.This can be especially true in our most intimate relationships.According to Ohio counselor Jessica Wade, MAMFT, LPCC, the emotional connections forged by couples through body language, nonverbal communication, tone of voice, and facial expression are essential to the relationship and impossible to replicate with technology.
Sexting—sending someone text messages containing explicit sexual content—has increased among adults since 2012, with one in five cell users having received a sext from someone they know—a one-third increase in four years.
Here are three areas in which technology may negatively impact relationships: Intimate relationships often have their own challenges, and changing technologies can contribute even more to the stress of modern relationships.
Sometimes, the ways people use technology can create problems between romantic partners, potentially stirring conflict and dissatisfaction in the relationship.
The information age has rapidly changed how we conduct ourselves in business, education, and in general human interaction.
Advances such as email, instant messaging, and social media were all created to make communication easier and more convenient.
When briefly disconnected from their smartphones in a 2014 study, self-described heavy users indicated having higher anxiety levels than moderate users after just 10 minutes.