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    18 Tiny Ways Your Phone Has Ruined Your Life

    You love your phone, but you kinda hate it too.

    1. Having a phone means people can call you.

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    2. And it's also a reminder of who actually likes you.

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    3. Although it's almost worse when you have to deal with this.

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    4. You have to be honest, you're pretty damn addicted to the thing these days.

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    5. Nothing can come between you, not even sleep.

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    6. You take it ~everywhere~.

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    7. And Lord have mercy if you forget it.

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    8. Or if this calamity befalls you.

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    9. You're convinved there was a time when you could do things without a phone, but that time seems long ago.

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    10. To the extent that your brain's started taking a back seat because it knows you've got another brain in your bag which is quicker and knows more stuff.

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    11. Having a phone with you 24/7 means the lil' bastard gets to hassle you whenever it wants.

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    12. And sometimes your phone can be an absolute dick.

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    13. Like when you turn to it for some sweet approval, but it doesn't provide.

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    14. Or when it just vanishes somewhere in the house.

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    15. It's a love hate relationship: Your phone is your ticket to all your darkest desires.

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    16. And that can be dangerous.

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    17. There are nice things: it keeps you in touch with the people you love.

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    18. But then the phone makers release a new update, and suddenly none of your wires and sockets work anymore, and you hate everything again.

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