The update comes from science journalist Catherine Price, author of a new book.
She recently wrote in the NY Times:
The moment I realized I needed to break up with my phone came just over two years ago. I had recently had a baby and was feeding her in a darkened room as she cuddled on my lap. It was an intimate, tender moment — except for one detail. She was gazing at me … and I was on eBay, scrolling through listings for Victorian-era doorknobs.
According to data from Moment, a time-tracking app with nearly five million users, the average person spends four hours a day interacting with his or her phone.
Here are some of the key things I learned on how to navigate a successful breakup and create a better relationship with your phone.
Read Price’s entire column here.
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