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Is your smartphone killing relationships?

( Updated: 2015-05-11 08:15

Kevin (Canada)

This age of technology is stunting young adults' and teens' social skills. For many, texting is the preferred form of communication over face to face contact. It's harming the ability and desire for real life social interaction when it's so easy to avoid having to start conversations by texting instead. When we are out in the world we should be anxious to communicate not hide behind the wall of technology. Take care not to replace spending quality time with people in the real world with wasting time in an imaginary one.

Is your smartphone killing relationships?

Chinese shoppers look at tablets as a child plays games on his smartphone on a bench inside a shopping mall in Beijing, China on July 27, 2014. [Photo/IC]

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