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Digg – Love in the Time of Read Receipts

Dr Forshee is talking to Digg Magazine about reading receipts

“This feature of being able to know whether your partner read your text message may have the power to create and/or increase feelings and behavior similar to symptoms of attachment anxiety and make relationships more fragile,” says Dr. Danielle Forshee, Psy.D., a psychologist and relationship therapist. Forshee explains that current research shows that cellphone usage is directly related to relationship satisfaction. Our cell phones allow us to communicate with one another even when we’re apart, creating the feeling of attachment even at a distance. Read receipts can make that connection stronger, or more tenuous.

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