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Tux Machines (TM)-specific
Quick: When's the last time you checked your e-mail? If you're like most Americans, the answer is likely within the last 15 minutes -- even if you're not at work.
And if you carry a PDA in your pocket, your problem is probably far worse. Some doctors estimate more than 11 million people have e-mail habits that interfere with their lives. Are you one of them?
Forming a deep relationship with your inbox can eat away at your real-life relationships -- you know, the ones with your friends, kids, or significant other...those people you used to converse with face-to-face.
The good news, though, is spotting an e-addiction and correcting it isn't too tough. First, recognize the signs: