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Victim of dependency - Please don't help.
"Mummy, what was it like before cell phones?"
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'You have smart phone dependency, also known as compulsive communication syndrome.'
Wean yourself off self-help books.
"Please, Jason. Don't you want to grow up to be an autonomous person?"
Tags:dependency issue, dependency issues, dependency, dependencies, apron strings, apron strings, newborn, newborns, toddler, toddlers, family life, family-life, parent, parents, parenting, parenthood, growing up, separation anxiety, separation anxieties, babysitter, babysitters, babysitting, babysit, parenting style, parenting styles
"I know you lost your phone, and you feel like you can't survive without it, but you'll live."
The town without cell phones.
"Someone went through my car!"
Tags:internet, online, laptop, laptops, addiction, addictions, overuse, dependency, dependencies, social media, social network, social networks, social networking, modern childhood, modern childhoods, youth culture, teen culture, internet addiction, online addiction, internet overuse, computer overuse, screen time, screen-time, shackle, shackles, modern life
"Everyone's complaining about the food, the orders are all mixed up...what's going on back here, anyway?"
Tags:cellphone, cellphones, mobile, mobiles, cell, cells, phone, phones, overuse, dependency, dependencies, addict, addicts, addiction, addictions, distraction, distractions, distracted, distracting, over-use, food order, food orders, menu, menus, customer, customers, complaint, complaints, complain, complains, complaining, chef, chefs, cook, cooks, kitchen, kitchens
"There must be poor reception, he seems to have shut down completely!"
"Why didn't the Fairy Godmother use her cell phone to remind Cinderella it's getting late?"
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"Before he got that smart phone I used to be his best friend!"
Tags:man's best friend, best friend, best friends, dog, dogs, dog owner, dog owners, pet, pets, pet dog, pet dogs, companion, companions, companionship, smartphone, smartphones, cell, cells, cellphone, cellphones, mobile, mobiles, mobile phone, mobile phones, overuse, dependency, dependencies, addiction, addictions
"of course it was a bleedin' emergency...."
Blame me for all your income tax mistakes!
The day the cat realized it was dependent.
"I think I'm addicted to technology. I bought two smartphones so I could get a second opinion."
Tags:tech addiction, tech addictions, tech addict, tech addicts, technology addiction, technology addictions, technology addict, technology addicts, smartphone, smartphones, cell, cells, cellphone, cellphones, mobile, mobiles, phone, phones, gadget, gadgets, second opinion, second opinions, psychiatrist, psychiatrists, psychiatry, therapy, therapist, therapists, dependency, dependencies, mental health, mental state
"Talk about low tech..."
"Let's all give her some air. She just realized she forgot her phone, so her body is adjusting to not staring at it."
"You're under arrest. Not answering your phone, or failing to respond to a text message within two minutes are now considered crimes. Shame on you."
"After buying his 698th mobile device, his wife had him committed."
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"If I admit I'm bored with looking at my phone every minute of the day, will I be considered a traitor by my generation?"
"Yes, I called an ambulance. You haven't looked at your phone for over 15 minutes. I just assumed you were extremely ill."
Tags:smartphone, smartphones, cellphone, cellphones, addict, addicts, addiction, addictions, dependency, dependencies, cell, cells, mobile, mobiles, phone, phones, teen, teens, teen culture, youth culture, teenager, ambulance, ambulances, medical emergency, medical emergencies, concerned parent, concerned parents
"I realize you're used to communicating by text message, but do you have to move your fingers like you're typing every time you say something?"
Tags:verbal, written, text, texts, text message, text messages, text messaging, cellphone, cellphones, cell, cells, mobile, mobiles, phone, phones, gadget, gadgets, gadgetry, teen culture, youth culture, communication, communications, communicating, smartphone, smartphones, addiction, addictions, dependency, dependencies, habit, habits
"You didn't post anything on social media today. So, the church sent someone over to witness miracle."