“Phubbing” - Deepstash
“Phubbing”

“Phubbing”

Is snubbing someone you’re talking to to look at a cell phone. 

Just think about how often a conversation stalls because your friends (or you) have pulled out a phone and descended into an Instagram black hole. It's annoying and may be hurting your relationships.

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