Are you addicted to your smartphone? Lots of people say they aren’t addicted at all, but in fact they are. In fact, over half of smartphone users could actually be classed as being addicted to them because of the huge amount of time they spend on them. We’re so reliant on our phones it’s crazy. For many people, having a phone is just as necessary as having food and water. Too much of anything can be bad for you, so have a read below and see if you really are addicted to your smartphone.
You can’t go a day without going on your phone
You take it everywhere you go
You drain the battery more than once a day
You take your charger with you and deliberately sit next to a plug
You can’t resist going on your phone when with friends
You go on your phone when you’re in the bathroom
You constantly check your phone for notifications
You panic if you think you’ve forgotten your phone
You start to think your phone has vibrated, when in fact it hasn’t
You rely on it to get you out of awkward situations
You reply to messages straight away, no matter where you are or what you’re doing
You eat and drink while on your phone
You fall asleep while on your phone and check your phone as soon as you wake up
So does this sound like you? Even if just a few of these apply to you, you’re probably addicted to your smartphone. If all of these apply to you, you’re definitely addicted. There’s more to life than being glued to your phone’s screen, so put it down and add some variety to your life.