Are smartphones killing our sex drive?

So there it is, you are about to retire for the evening with your companion and you reach across to…pick up your smartphone and play Candy Crush until you fall asleep.  That was a medical case brought to Dr. Wang in Taiwan. A woman complained to him that her boyfriend, a 28 year old man who smoked and had a smartphone obsession was causing his performance to be rather…soft.

Among Dr. Wang’s specialites, one of them is treating men with erectile dysfunction and he determined that this young man was smoking too much, and was obviously playing too much Candy Crush. The prescription? Stop smoking and play with something (someone) else.

Miraculously, his condition has “improved greatly.” Dr. Wang has noted that there has been an increasing flow of younger men into his clinic for treatment of conditions that normally affect middle-aged men.

In what is becoming age-old advice, take the time to detach from the device every now and again, you never know what might pop up.

sources: Want China Times via BetaBeat

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25 Comments

1. androidornothing

Posts: 143; Member since: Apr 26, 2012

Ok.....wierd topic.

13. Wiki_jaan

Posts: 704; Member since: Jun 24, 2012

yes it is ...... but its true

14. LiyanaBG

Posts: 381; Member since: Nov 07, 2013

phones are the reason most relationships and marriages ended. lack of attention your partner deserve.

21. JerryTime

Posts: 468; Member since: Nov 09, 2013

Actually most marriages fail because of finances. The statistic is over 50% in the U.S.

22. Mike_L.13

Posts: 20; Member since: Nov 15, 2013

This is interesting to hear. My question is - what about finances in particular leads them to fail? Not enough income, disagreement on how to spend income, etc.? Curious to know if you have any idea or if you have a source. Thanks

23. JerryTime

Posts: 468; Member since: Nov 09, 2013

25. Mike_L.13

Posts: 20; Member since: Nov 15, 2013

Very interesting, thanks for posting it.

2. addicted2088

Posts: 58; Member since: Sep 25, 2012

"you never know what might pop up." Um, okay, good one!

6. Dingy_cellar_dweller

Posts: 339; Member since: Mar 16, 2013

Is there an app for that.

3. Hammerfest

Posts: 384; Member since: May 12, 2012

So old its not even funny... month/s ago even...

4. phobia09

Posts: 4; Member since: Mar 15, 2013

Dr. Wang? Is this serious?

12. AliNSiddiqui

Posts: 382; Member since: Sep 19, 2012

LMFAO! HAHahahahahaha didn't even think of that xD

5. Tux_Alan

Posts: 74; Member since: Jan 30, 2013

Lol doctor wang treating erectile dysfunction! (Says I lying in bed with my smartphone in hand... Bloody hell... My manhood is in peril!!)

7. taikucing unregistered

what the..

8. davenycept

Posts: 200; Member since: Jul 03, 2012

I remember that commercial....that chick was super hot...every time I saw it I kept hoping he would put that phone away and pay attention to that beautiful woman in front of him before she leaves him

9. xfire99

Posts: 1206; Member since: Mar 14, 2012

I rather have sex with her in the picture and throw smartphone out of the window. :))

11. legend1

Posts: 104; Member since: Oct 08, 2012

You're not the only one;)

10. silencer271

Posts: 254; Member since: Apr 05, 2013

So what your saying is if you have an iphone you dont have a sex drive? lol

15. deewinc

Posts: 455; Member since: Feb 21, 2013

Hehehehe, She should get a night dress with an apple logo

16. makio9

Posts: 48; Member since: Jul 23, 2012

Romance and sex drive are two completely different things. I can honestly say that my app venturing does not effect my erections what-so-ever

17. berry889

Posts: 23; Member since: Apr 01, 2013

LOL wut? I don't think smartphone killing my sex drive..... I don't know about others LOL

18. LiyanaBG

Posts: 381; Member since: Nov 07, 2013

its not killing sex drive but its making you have less time for sex and rush sex.

20. marbovo

Posts: 658; Member since: May 16, 2013

is It because you don´t have sex at all?... lol

24. LiyanaBG

Posts: 381; Member since: Nov 07, 2013

lol crazy people,

19. darkkjedii

Posts: 31286; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Mrs jedii would take my phone, and turn it off. Play time is play time.

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