Media's Dependence On Alcohol

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Technology has rocked the way people interact with one another more and more since it 's boom in the late nineties- turning Cobain fans with scrunchies into Kesha fans with glitter. In today 's world everything is available at any given moment, Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, and a slue of other apps have made that fact glaringly obvious. While I observed several groups of students in different locations around the STCC campus, I decided to focus on three couples in a group, as it was almost a scene from a play depicting The Washington Post 's October 2015 article "Scientists: How 'Phubbing ' (or phone snubbing) can kill your Romantic Relationship." The Post 's article outlines the ways in which too much phone usage around your significant…show more content…
Since only observations were made, their exact ages and ethnicities are unknown; however, like with any observation in this paper, my recordings are objective and accurate as to how the group looked and acted. In total there were six people in the group. The non-verbal actions of kissing, hugging, hand-holding, and closeness of seating, in addition to the verbal actions of pet names, inside jokes, and a feeling of comfortability between the individuals led to the conclusion that the group was made up of couples who had a report with one another. First, I will give a synopsis on each couple and then their placement in the group. I will also use the phrases "boyfriend" and "girlfriend" to address the individuals in each couple. Couple One sat closely together for the duration of my observation. The male had his right arm around his girlfriend and she had her body leaned into him. Couple One had the most private, side conversations out of any couple in the group. Frequently when the group was having inclusive conversations (where everyone was a participant), either the male or female would whisper something to the other, they would laugh, and then return to the conversation. When the group 's main conversation reached a lull, the two would begin their own conversation directed between the two of them- although these side conversations were not noninclusive of
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