To paraphrase Robert Palmer, I might as well face it.

I'm addicted to my phone.I tried to give up using my phone for a week and it really didn't work out.I'm an intern on the Careers team at Business Insider.

I'd like to tell you that I'm dependent on technology because I'm always scouring the web for scoops and article ideas.

But the reality is, I'm just easily distracted and I enjoy listening to music as I walk around.I wasn't always this way.

I had a sweet "Star Trek" flip phone throughout high school.

You couldn't use it to access the internet.

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