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The important questions: Can a video game ruin your marriage?

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Fortnite, an online video game, is responsible for the collapse of the institution of marriage.
Or, so say publicists hired by a firm called Divorce Online, whose recent press release cites 200 petitions to divorce in the last year where “addiction to Fortnite and other digital games” was listed as the cause of breakdown in the union.
If you have heard this already, it is because the press release has been reported as news by every major paper and TV station in the world, taken up as sensational evidence of Fornite's power and reach. This game must be addictive if it's capable of...
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'Fortnite' may have caused 200 divorces this year alone

'Fortnite' may have caused 200 divorces this year alone

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A divorce website received 200 divorce petitions since the start of the year that identify an addiction to the popular game as one of the causes for the split.
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