As I sat there looking at this unfold, it dawned on me that I heard no conversations taking place at the table. No laughing. No visiting. Every single person at the table was looking down at their cell phone screen! Doing what, I have no idea.
Forget the fancy name, and look at the facts. Many of us spend too much time looking at friends through a computer screen rather than over coffee. When a person’s online life becomes as important as their real one, something very important has been lost in a relationship.