Ask yourself, how many times did I check my phone for the time, message, or just because you were bored in the last ten minutes?
If your answer was over ten times then that is not normal phone usage. It is the same thing with the most of the people around you, they have to have their phone, without it they would go crazy do you ever feel the urge to check your phone knowing you won’t have any notifications to check?
Do you ever feel the urge to look at your phone knowing you won’t have any notifications to check? Do you ever check your phone without even thinking about it? Well if the answer is yes to any of those questions then you might be addicted to your phone.
As of today forty percent of Americans are addicted to their phones. Plus, there is a phobia for people that have a fear of not having their phone called nomophobia. Moreover, it is proven that twelve percent of people use their phones while they shower.
Phone addiction can be very bad when combined with driving. Texting and driving is one of the major causes of teen deaths in the United States. That is why it is impairitive that people who are phone addicts get help soon before they injure or kill someone when driving.
So next time you get in your car think about how texting while driving would affect other people around you or yourself.