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Have You Texted Someone in the Same Room? Plus Five More Stats on Our Phone Addiction

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There’s laziness, and then there’s “so lazy that even talking seems like too much work.”

According to a new survey on our addiction to our cell phones, 64% of people say they’ve texted someone that’s in the SAME ROOM as them.

Here are five more stats from the survey . . .

1.  88% of people feel UNEASY leaving their phone at home.

2.  66% check their phone at least 160 times a day, or roughly 10 times an hour.

3.  33% spend more time on their phone than with their significant other . . . and 17% spend more time on their phone than with their children.

4.  45% would rather give up sex for a year than their phone for a year.

5.  And finally, three-quarters of people admit they’re ADDICTED to their phone . . . including 19% of people who say they’re “very” addicted.


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