I have a problem and I need help. My phone use is spiraling out of control and I have full on phone face, as in my face is always staring at my phone. It’s a regular occurrence that my husband asks me a question and I say, “oh, what? Sorry, I wasn’t paying attention (because I was on my phone).” I’m addicted and it’s sad. That’s step one, right? Admitting you have a problem.
Yes, yes, laugh away, go ahead, but now stop to think – do you have the same problem as I? Are you constantly on Facebook? Work email? Gmail? Candy Crush Saga? Clash of Clans? Pinterest? Instagram? Tinder? Yeah . . . that’s quite a list.
Therefore, I’m considering conducting an experiment. What would happen if I turned off my work email and several other attention-hogging apps at 6 pm on Friday and then turned it back on at 6 pm on Sunday? Would the world come to an abrupt end? Would my world suddenly end? I must say, the thought of doing so does cause a rise in my anxiety level, but what if we took a break like this every weekend?
Readers, I want to know, what is your phone policy on the weekends? Before I conduct the above experiment, I’m seeking anecdotal evidence from readers. Please leave in the Comments below.
I guess I could always just give up and bury my face in a watch instead. Sigh.