Argumentative Essay On Cell Phones

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Cell Phones: The average teenager who gets on their phone, just for a second, each hour has the same mind as a 30 year old cocaine addict. Teens have their minds tricked into thinking they can’t live without their cell phones and social media. Teens need to be able to talk to and connect with others and learn face-to-face communication skills. Nowadays teens can get harmed very easily, and teens do not really know who is on the other side of the screen. Studies have shown that phones can ruin lives with the blink of an eye. Teens will never learn how to physically talk to someone face to face, if teens are constantly on their phone. Cell phones can cause relationships you have already made, fail. Most teens nowadays do not even have the opportunity, to make relationships. “These text messages can be …show more content…

Teens are already in their most dramatic, schizo stage of life. Teens are over dramatic about everything, and if they never see someone face-to-face and learn how to talk to people, learn their emotions, and know how a real person acts, then they will not know how to take certain things in. If teens cannot tell when someone is sad or mad, then that can get them to misinterpret something. Nowadays, teens use shortened words when they text, like “OMG”, “TTYL”, “LOL” and so on. This can cause teens to develop grammar issues. Also, when using a cell phone teens cannot see people’s expressions, so someone can be giving advice, and teens think they are being rude. Furthermore, teens are not able to tell how someone is truly feelling, through a phone, you need to talk to them face-to-face.” When teens use their cell phones for comfort or safety, teens never learn to work through their problems. Using cell phones as a safe place is not always the best thing to do. Junior Taylor Strahan argues,”We use our cell phones as a safe place. If something is wrong, we just shut the problem out and go to our cell phones, instead of fixing, and

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