I often see lack of compassion, caring and affection quoted in divorce petitions based on unreasonable behaviour.
The statistics released today on use of the Internet and smartphones make me wonder if this growing attachment to our mobile devices will become a factor in future relationship breakdowns.
Time to turn our mobiles off for a while?
Adults too are noticing that over-reliance on technology can have social consequences. Four in 10 felt that they were regularly ignored by a friend or relative who was too engrossed in their smartphone or tablet.