Tired? Stressed? Working too long? Struggling to muster up enough energy to get busy with the better half? Perhaps your smartphone is to blame.
According to Gizmodo sister site Jezebel, a recent study conducted by pharmaceutical company Bayer revealed that 28% of women blamed the iPhone and Blackberry for the lack of their partners sex drive. Sitting alongside other predictable factors such as fatigue and the everyday stresses of the working man, smartphones increasingly appear to be an unwelcome interruption in the love life of the modern day man and woman.
Undertaken by Bayer – who recently bought the rights to the development of a female viagra pill – the study appears quite limited by it’s results. Indeed, it’s currently unclear whether it’s just men who are affected by essential pre-bedtime int0rnetz addiction, or if Apple and RIM are the only smartphone manufacturers to blame, but the study certainly makes interesting reading for anyone finding their libido being replaced by Doodle Jump, emails or just good old fashioned porn.
I don’t expect any answers, but it feels almost rude not to ask; will any of our lovely Tap readers publicly admit to being besotted with their handsets at the expense of the wife, husband, partner or “other”?
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