Cell Phones And Its Effects On Our Lives

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Have you ever been in a silent room with no conversations and all you can hear are vibrating phones? For example, at Thanksgiving or Christmas, do you have a person in the family that always happens to be on their phone and barely talks to the rest of the family? In today’s society, people tend to text each other rather than have face-to-face conversation. However, thirty years ago if you were compelled to give a message or talk to someone, you would call or go visit them. Everyone needs to realize their worth in the world and technology isn’t helping them. So many of us are missing out on numerous different opportunities due to the lack of personal conversations. Significantly, there is more to life than our cell phones. Today, a simple text seems to do the trick, however, has this gratified our communication skills and how would we react without being able to use our cell phones? It is obvious that people need to restrict their phone dependency by holding themselves accountable for the excessive usage. There are a lot of reasons why people prefer to text instead of talking face-to-face or even verbally over the phone. Certain people are shy and tend to prefer texting for the reason that they aren’t comfortable with conversing in conversation with people who are not within their close group of friends or family (Nancy O’Neil). Specific situations that are acceptable to text a person instead of talking is: maybe they won’t pick up your calls, it is easier to multitask,
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