These are the days where anything and everything can be done online. Banking, shopping, even ordering take-out food can be done through the web. Somehow it makes me wonder, are we becoming too dependent on computers and the Internet?
Think about it, if there are people out there who suffer from separation anxiety when they part from someone or something special, there are people who suffer from Internet separation anxiety as well.
These are the people who become jittery when they become without Internet for long periods of time. It’s funny, but there are some who can’t even last half a day without feeling an intense need to go online.
Pardon my language, but some people would see this behavior as sad or pathetic. Unfortunately, it is a sad truth that because the Internet makes our lives so much easier, people tend to have too much of an attachment to it to a point that their feel stressed out when they part from it.
Personally, I think if I didn’t have to check on work-related stuff, I can do without the Internet for a long time. Just give me something to occupy myself with, good company, and probably a good cup of coffee and I’m all good.
How about you, though, how long can you stand to be offline?
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