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Signs you are addicted to your phone

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In today’s world, unfortunately our cell phones are dearer to us than our friends and family. It is an undeniable truth that we are addicted to the world of technology, whether we like it or not especially when it comes to our smart phones. Our smart phones have become attached to us like a piece of our body, whether we use the bathroom, head to bed or travel thousands of miles up above, our phones are with us being used in some way or the other even if there is absolutely no use of it at that moment. But how much is too much? If you’re wondering that your phone daily usage is quite moderate and likely to be normal then take a moment to think about it first, because we’ve listed down the major signs that identify an addiction to your smart phones. So find out below if you really are addicted to your smart phone!

  1. You have your phone with you at all times. Day or night, 24/7.
  1. You use your phone even while it is charging.

  1. You have an obsession to keep your battery high at all times.
  1. A low battery gives you stress and worry and all you can think of is to charge your phone.

  1. You constantly switch onto different apps even though you’ve browsed through them all.
  1. You check for notifications every 2 minutes.
  1. You feel as if your phone vibrates when it really doesn’t.
  1. You sometimes hear the sound of a text message or notification beeping, when it isn’t.
  1. You sleep with your phone right beside you.

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  1. It is the first and last thing you see in your day.
  1. You sometimes wake up in the middle of the night several times to check your phone.
  1. You usually carry your phone in your hand rather  than a bag or your pocket.

13. You prefer watching shows or movies on your phone rather than on a television, laptop or tablet/Ipad.

  1. A panic attack arises when you can’t find your phone.
  1. You always double check whether your phone is on silent or not, when you never remove it off silent.
  1. You use your phone to escape awkward situations.

  1. You struggle a lot keeping your phone away during meetings or dates.
  1. At least one person has told you to stop using your phone all the time.
  1. Even if you have to go from one room to another for a minute, you take your phone with you.
  1. When you don’t have your phone with you, you constantly think about it and of any notifications.
  1. You enjoy texting over calls because it requires more attention from you towards your phone.
  1. You even read books on your phone rather than buying a hardcopy of it.