Cellphones, computers, tablets and other devices may seem to make your life easier. You may even have a smart house in Washington that you can control through a handheld device or by speaking to a digital assistant. It is an exciting time in which to live because inventions and improvements place entertainment, communication and the answers to our questions right at our fingertips.
However, the one thing technology may not be helping is your marriage. If you feel like your spouse is more interested in his or her screens than in you, you are not alone. Recent studies are showing a disturbing rise in divorce rates that, not surprisingly, correlates with a rise in the use of technology. According to one survey, the average American adult spends as much as 11 hours a day on a computer. That does not leave much time to build a relationship.