Yes, excessive use of gadgets badly impacts relationships. According to a study, 55 percent of couples have argued with each other about device overuse. Couples today frequently use devices and online messaging services to strengthen their relationship and it’s completely fine but on the other hand, this can also potentially putting relationships at risk.
Extreme Use Of Gadgets Badly Impacts Relationships: Result
- 53 percent people say their relationship has improved since sharing their online activities.
- 51 percent respondents argued about a device being used during a meal or face-to-face conversation.
- 55 percent of the respondents said arguments with their partners have taken place due to too much time being spent on a device.
Dmitry Aleshin, VP of Product Marketing, Kaspersky Lab (that conducted the study) said: “The capabilities of modern devices have created huge opportunities for couples, enabling them to constantly stay connected and build their relationship even when they are not together. But, there are cons as well as pros to take into account.”
“These same devices which help couples to secure their love when they are apart can also cause arguments when they are used irresponsibly. By making a conscious effort to take care of their digital lives – Including devices, accounts and online activities – and to not neglect their partners in the physical world, people can enjoy the many benefits that the digital world offers without upsetting their other half.”