Warning signs include losing track of time, neglecting eating and sleeping, having a constant need for more, and suffering negative repercussions, like ignoring others or lying because of this growing addiction. I bet that your teenager already ‘does this’ to some extent every day too!
Teenagers are becoming addicted to texting. In fact experts are saying being hooked on texting can be like being addicted to drugs.
Walking, sitting, it doesn’t matter where it happens, teenagers seem to need to text. Statistics show 80 percent of all 15 to 18-year-olds own a cell phone. And the rate of texting has sky rocketed 600 percent in three years. The average teen sends 3,000 texts a month.
Are you a texting addict?