PROBLEMSASSOCIATED WITH CELL PHONES
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ProblemsAssociated With Cell Phones
Accordingto the article, most people around the world are addicted to the useof some Smartphone applications like the social media and games. Forinstance, most of them spent their time interacting with othersonline on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and lately, Whatsapp. Otherthan social platforms, there are also entertainment sites such asYoutube where they find an unlimited number of uploaded movies,documentaries, and music files. Therefore this paper explores thepossible effects of too much use of smartphones in one`s life.
Physicalpain can be as a result of too much concentration on the cell phone.Therefore looking down on these devices for a long time puts a lot ofpressure on the neck hence causing weight imbalance between the headand the neck. Other damages are as a result of accidents associatedwith too much concentration on the phone. For example, one can tripor bump into another person. It also promotes weight gain cases andobesity due to lack of time for exercising.
Distractionfrom a romantic life
Accordingto marriage and family therapists, cell phones not only distract butalso destroy relationships. There are cases where couples have cometo a disagreement because one of them is using a mobile phone tocheck personal messages and emails or because one is logging into anentertainment platform to watch a movie without giving the requiredattention to the partner. Most of the people whose partners areaddicted to cell phones face frustrations in their love life. Whilemany couples have set in-house rules to avoid a mobile handset duringspecial occasions like dinnertime, bedtime or when on a date, many ofthem find themselves on the wrong side of the law. Most of them feelunappreciated and underrated at the same time because they think theyare emotionally distant from their loved ones. As a result, manymarriages and romantic relationships have come to an end because ofcell phone addiction.
Itmakes one to miss real world connections.
Missingimportant things in life
Cellphones have also made people lose focus on important things in theirlives. For instance, people do not have time to find out what isgoing on around them. Furthermore, it has also had an effect on thesocial skills of the affected individuals. Such people usually have achallenge of having face to face conversations with other people. Ina congregation for example, where there is an interactive talk, suchindividuals will have less to contribute since their minds arefocused on what is going on, on a particular platform where theyspent most of their times using their cell phones. In some cases,these mobile devices can make people forget about their hobbies andignore to nurture their talents. This case is evident when a talentedyoung athlete is lazy to exercise every morning because he or she isunable to miss a particular event which can be accessed through amobile device.
Inconclusion, mobile devices have brought different sets of challengesranging from the social life to physical health. While it mostlyaffects the teenagers and the middle-aged people, this addictionproblem can easily target anyone who owns a mobile device. Cases ofdivorce, physical damage or lack of awareness could reduce if peoplecan understand that there is a life outside the cell phoneenvironment.