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Q: Can you live a life without a mobile?

I left my smartphone at home today and I went to the city with a book and an iPad, I read all the way on the metro then I used my iPad to study an English article on yahoo news. I felt great, I did meantiful stuff instead of getting my time wasted on phone. I felt much more fulfilling. Maybe it's partially influenced by dating the Chicago guy, but it's a good influence:))))

 

It's sad that people spending so much time with a phone and it's bad for the eyes too. I notice when I was busy engaged with the phone, I was less awareness of what happening surround me and less sociable. I found my fun with contacting through emails and I feel emails and letters are just classy. I'll let me contact me through emails from now on if it's not for any urgent stuff.

 

Did you have the phone addiction? How do you handle it?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Sometimes I try leave home without it.
But then i think what if someone needs to contact me about my kids?
I hate my phone and long for a time when I just got on with a simpler life

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I can live without my phone but people  now will be pissed off for not replying their messages within 1 hour .

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i go electronic free at least one day a week, and the rest of the week my phone is only for phone calls.

 

try going out completely electronic free (no Ipad or phone)

going out without a phone but with a Ipad is nothing to brag about as you admit that you still need to be connected online.

 

or even better, try going out with a friend/group of friends electronic free.

maybe take up a sport.

 

But my ultimate challenge to you is to go for a month without posting anything that is not self-absorbed or victim playing.

 

try finding a real friend - could be either a girl or a guy (who you are not chasing for sexual reasons) - who you can connect with on an emotional level so you don't need to post anything online that should really be discussed with a friend.

 

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yes I could live with out a mobile

 

why

well I grew up in the 1980s and we had  house phones and when we went to rock concerts noone  took a phone with them.

when we went to a coffee shop or a bar or anywhere we took a camera not a phone and we talked no texting

we ate at the table and talked with each other.

 

yes I could live without my phone

 

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i now bought a smart watch to I don't need to go to sports without something electronic angel

 

nothing bad about phones or pads, it is just the people who stick to it 24/7

 

I cannot got without my phone, because I need my work email also at the weekend or after work.

It is set to DND after 9 pm though, so no calls except from friends and family

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