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Hey, Guys, Keep iPhone Out of the Bedroom

By Will McCahill,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 20, 2009 7:15 PM CDT

(Newser) – Her boyfriend’s obsession with his iPhone drove Lisa Katayama to lay down some ground rules, she writes for Boing Boing. “Rule #1: It’s not romantic to have an iPhone in the bedroom.” She elaborates: “Brian once said that every time he goes online, he feels like he’s meeting a bunch of friends. Well, I don’t want a bunch of friends in our bed.”

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Katayama got fed up, she writes, after she tried to “let him get the lust out of his system instead of trying to stop the inevitable. I pretended not to care while he lay in bed smoothing his finger across the unlock bar”—a phase that lasted nearly 2 years. “I don’t mean to sound like a Luddite,” she concludes. “I just think that for a relationship to work, we can’t forget to make real human connections.”
(Read more iPhone stories.)

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