Take these tests to determine if you are addicted to the Internet

The Internet, one of the best creations ever created by man, is undeniably a wonderful place for anyone to escape the harsh reality of life and just relax, de-stress and chill-out by playing games, watching cute cat videos, or simply just surfing the net and news feed. However, some people get so immersed in the Internet world that they just cannot get out of it and consequently, get addicted to the virtual world of the Internet without even knowing it.

So how do you know if you are addicted? It’s simple. There are 15 questions below about the Internet and you can just ask yourself if any of the questions agree with you. If you have “yes” to 10 or more of the questions, you are officially addicted to the Internet, which means it is time to do something about it. So, without any further ado, let’s begin!

1) Do you ever get nervous when you go somewhere without Wi-Fi? (Presume that you don’t have data plan)
[Yes/No]

2) Do you feel relieved when you leave a place without any Wi-Fi?
[Yes/No]

3) When you go on a trip, do you immediately research the Wi-Fi situation over there?
[Yes/No]

4) Does checking your phone for updates become a compulsory thing to do every day?
[Yes/No]

5) Do you make excessive references to online vines or memes?
[Yes/No]

6) Have you willingly and consciously chosen to socialise over online chat rooms instead of real-life socialisations?
[Yes/No]

7) Do you have more friends online than in real life?
[Yes/No]

8) Do you always stay online much longer than you have originally planned?
[Yes/No]

9) Do you find yourself anxiously anticipating when you will go online again?
[Yes/No]

10) Do you lose sleep due to being online late at night?
[Yes/No]

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11) Do you feel depressed, moody, or nervous when you are off-line, which goes away once you are back online?
[Yes/No]

12) Do you feel preoccupied with the Internet when off-line, or fantasize about being online?
[Yes/No]

13) Do you often find yourself saying “just a few more minutes” when online?
[Yes/No]

14) Do you rather prefer the excitement of the Internet instead of having passionate sex?
[Yes/No]

15) Do you treat the Internet as your BFF and a family member?
[Yes/No]

Tally your score:

1-5: You are not addicted at all

6-10: Maybe a little bit addicted, but it’s okay. You are still normal.

11-15: You are definitely an Internet Addict! Time to shut down your Internet and interact with normal humans!