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Before we were even given the definition, I knew I was among the many.

A new poll found the average person experiences 140 moments of “PHONE PERIL” a year. Phone peril is where you panic about your phone for one reason or another.

The top things that cause it include dropping your phone on the ground and thinking you left it somewhere (*raises hand*) (*Feels shame for leaving my fiance’s phone in a Lyft the other day.)

140 times a year equals 2.7 times a week.  It’s even higher for young people.  Gen Z-ers have 187 moments of phone peril a year, or 3.6 times per week.