Do you remember how your life changed when you first purchased a smartphone? How all of a sudden you had your friends, GPS navigation, and of course the Google search engine literally at your finger tips? Smartphones have revolutionized the way we interact with our world and connect with one another… but at what point does one’s use of their mobile device become an addiction?
Consider these facts, from a recent Gazelle survey:
- 15% of people surveyed said they’d go rather go without sex for a weekend than give up their iPhone for a few days
- 4% said they’ve actually used their iPhone during sex
- 40% said they’d rather go without bathing than live without their iPhone
- 65% said they couldn’t live without their trusty device
Yikes. Perhaps we’re becoming a little over-dependent? To see if your adoration of your smartphone is slipping into addiction, check out the infographic below: