Smartphones might be responsible for
the sexting phenomenon but plenty of people pay more attention to their
mobile than their partner.
A new poll has found that some U.S. adults think mobile phones are more important than sex.
And internet access, cars, laptops and TV are also rated to be more essential too.ust 20 per cent of 2,210 adults polled
in the U.S. last summer said they could not live without some bedroom
action, while 26 per cent of people said they couldn't manage without
was considered to be the most important category, but eight per cent of
people admitted they could not live without their sat-nav, seven per
cent without social networking sites and six per cent without their
The study, by Harris Interactive found that almost three quarters of adults said technology enriches their quality of life.
Almost half of people believe it improves their relationships with friends and boosts their social life.
under half use technology as a means to escape their busy life, while
the study found that almost 40 per cent of those polled think it makes
69 per cent of the adults admitted it is too distracting – which might
account for people making time for their phone over their partner.
Almost 70 per cent of people accused
smartphones and tablets, as well as other technologies, of ‘corrupting
A study last year found that one in 10 Americans admitted to writing a text or answering a call during sex, Mashable reported.
while technology might be distracting people from the act itself, more
people than ever before are sending sexts to titillate their partners
A study by
McAfee revealed this week that a quarter of Britons plan on sending a
racy or explicit message before Valentine’s day and just over half of
adults who have received a sext still have it stored on their
A U.S. version of the study also revealed that 16 per cent of Americans have sent a sext to a stranger.