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Are You Actually Addicted To Your Cell Phone?

WHERE IS MY PHONE? Nevermind, I'm holding it.

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    Been accused of being “addicted” to your cell phone.
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    Been accused of treating your cell phone “like a fifth limb.”
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    Dropped your phone and felt like you were dropping a baby.
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    Watched someone else drop their phone and winced/cried out.
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    Argued with your parents about your cell phone use.
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    Left your phone face-down on the dinner table.
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    Left your phone face-up on the dinner table.
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    Tried to secretly check your phone under the table.
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    Looked for your cell phone and then realized you’re holding it.

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    Actually forgotten your phone somewhere and panicked.
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    Then realized you left it at home.
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    Taken a selfie on your phone.
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    Downloaded an app on your phone.
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    Felt bummed when none of your apps needed updating.
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    Downloaded so many apps on your phone that it's run out of storage space.
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    Bought additional storage space for your phone.
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    Kept your cell phone charger in your purse/bag.
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    Borrowed someone else’s phone charger.

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    Asked to charge your phone at a bar.
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    Used your cell phone camera as a mirror.
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    Texted while you’re having a real-life conversation.
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    Interrupted a conversation to laugh at a text.
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    Interrupted a conversation to show someone a picture on your phone.
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    Interrupted a conversation to show someone a video on your phone.
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    Left your cell phone on all night on purpose.
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    Dropped your cell phone on your face while using it in bed.
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    Slept somewhere uncomfortable because your charger didn’t reach a bed.
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    Turned on your cell phone before you’re even fully awake.
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    Texted while driving.
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    Almost gotten into a car accident because of your phone.
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    Actually gotten into a car accident because of your phone.
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    Texted while walking.
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    Texted while tipsy.
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    Texted while drunk.
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    Texted while drunk and forgotten about it.
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    Compulsively checked Facebook on your phone.
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    Compulsively checked your email on your phone "for work."
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    Stalked an ex on Facebook on your phone.
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    Live-tweeted something on your phone.
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    Brought your phone into the bathroom with you.
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    Felt bummed when you forgot to bring your phone into the bathroom.
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    Considered buying a water-proof phone case so you could shower with your phone.
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    Bought a water-proof phone case so you could shower with your phone.
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    Bought a pretty, themed cell phone case.
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    Brought your phone to the beach with you.
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    Gotten defensive when people tell you you're "on your phone too much."
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    Considered living in a world without cell phones and then panicked.
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    Video chatted with someone on your phone.
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    Video chatted with someone on your phone while naked.
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    Taken a naked photo of yourself on your phone.
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    Taken a naked photo of someone else on your phone.
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    Taken a naked video of yourself on your phone.
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    Taken a naked video of someone else on your phone.
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    Watched porn on your phone.
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    Looked at your significant other’s phone with permission.
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    Looked at your significant other’s phone without permission.
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    Googled something on your phone that you’re ashamed of.
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    Downloaded a song on your phone.
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    Downloaded an album on your phone.
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    Gotten really mad when your cell phone didn't get service.
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    Tried to text someone on the subway, knowing it wouldn’t work.
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    Secretly taken a picture of a stranger on your cell phone.
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    Been the first to arrive at a party, stared at your phone until someone you know got there.
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    Felt heartbroken when you had no waiting texts.
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    Gotten upset when someone asked to use your phone.
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    Watched a movie on your phone.
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    Cursed the name “Candycrush” to the unfeeling sky.

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    Cursed the name “Flappybird” to the unfeeling sky.
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    But then panicked when "Flappybird" was discontinued.
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    Rolled your eyes when the "please silence your cell phone" announcement plays.
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    Forgotten to silence your phone in a movie/concert/play.
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    Sat on the ground of a germ-filled public space to charge your phone.
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    Felt separation anxiety when you're in one room and your phone's in another.
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    You’re currently reading this on your cell phone.
 
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