Nomophobia? What’s that? Nomophobia is the fear of being without your phone. Yes, it has become so real that it has been given a scientific name. And it’s believed to currently be the most prevalent phobia in the world. That’s kinda’ scary. But also, there’s something called Phantom Vibration Syndrome which is where you have the perception your phone is ringing when it is not. Oh boy! And this is the modern world? So do you have nomophobia? How do you tell?
1. You Can’t Handle It when There’s No Coverage
One of the key signs you’re addicted to your phone is that you freak out if you happen to end up in an area where Internet data coverage is super low or just completely non-existent. The thought of having to spend a significant amount of time without being able to check your Facebook or update your Twitter fills you with absolute dread. What if something important happens in the world of celebrity and you can’t get the updates!