Are you a Nomophobe? Check to see if you have these symptoms...

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Are you a Nomophobe? If you have an irrational fear of being separated from your smartphone, then yes you are!

I would love to toss my phone into the trash and am trying to find a way to cut it out of my life, but many people can't let go of the phone at any cost. According to a recent study, 77% of young adults between the ages of 18-24 consider themselves nomophobes. And at 64%, people ages 24-34 don't fare much better.

The fact is, our phones make our lives simpler -- so we have them with us at all times. We are becoming a society of people who have difficulty functioning without our electronic devices. Think you might have the addiction? Here are the symptoms:

  • You obsessively check your phone
  • You experience anxiety over the possibility of losing your phone
  • You never shut off the device (ModernMan.com)