Wednesday, 8 February 2017

Smartphones, tablets and internet killing Irish marriages and family life

Smartphones, tablets and internet killing Irish marriages and family life, warns expert - Irish Mirror Online

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Forget affairs or simply falling out of love, technology is the biggest factor in the breakdown of Irish marriages, it's claimed.

Family psychologist and UCD lecturer, Dr John Sharry, maintains the overuse of smartphones, tablets and the internet is having a devastating impact on relationships - and our sex lives.

Worryingly, our must-have gadgets are also ruining family life and the bonds between parents and their children.

Dr Sharry's warnings are supported by counselling body Relationships Ireland, which claims 90% of couples seeking its help say technology is a big factor in their marriage troubles.

Read more: Four things that spell relationship trouble - and how you can avoid heading for the divorce courts.
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