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Got an e-mail addiction?

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Do you use e-mail as an escape hatch to avoid being truly “present” in your life? Well, check out these statistics on e-mail addiction:

The percentage of Americans who check e-mail:

• First thing in the morning: 41%

• Right after dinner: 18%

• Right when they get home from work: 14%

• Right before they go to bed: 14%

• In the middle of the night, occasionally: 40%

More than one in four (26%) say they can’t go more than two or three days without checking e-mail. And they check it everywhere:

• In bed: 23%

• In class: 12%

• In business meetings: 8%

• At the beach or pool: 6%

• In the bathroom: 4%

• While driving: 4%

• In church: 1%

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