Post
Experience Project iOS Android Apps | Download EP for your Mobile Device

I Don't Own a Cell Phone

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 49 People

    I Kinda Want One Though...

    I only have an iPod Touch. not one of the newer cooler ones where you can take pictures or anything even. I don't want to ask for cool technology because of my adopted parents not being my actual parents... and I'm grateful enough for them taking me in... I don't need expensive...
    HowSmashing HowSmashing 18-21, F Jun 24, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Why should I be at the beck

    and call of everyone in the world. When I am away from home I love my peace and quiet.
    CowboyFarmer CowboyFarmer 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 10

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Call Me If You Can

    My cell phone was stolen about five years ago and ever since I didn't bother to replace it. I don't really need it since no one really calls me but if they need to get in contact, it's through my brother's cell phone or the internet. However, my family member have been...
    ThatOneAloofGuy ThatOneAloofGuy 26-30 2 Responses Oct 19, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Nor Does Anyone I Live With..

    I guess it's unusual to not have access to one at my age. But I avoid asking others, so this is the way it is.
    pitapockets pitapockets 13-15 Jun 30, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Not Essential

    I don’t have any particular need for a cellphone. Why would I pay for something I wouldn't use very often?
    NoEh NoEh 22-25 1 Response Apr 1, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I Lied --

    My wife bought me one -- in ten years I used it twice when my van broke down to call AAA.
    ChipmunkErnie ChipmunkErnie 61-65, M Jul 16, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Not For Me...

    Sure I'd love a cell phone but when your fingers don't work there's not much sense having one. But if my fingers don't work how am I typing you're probably wondering. I'm typing with the side of my pinky knuckle.So I won't be entering the world of texting or apps or smart phone...
    shoreguyct shoreguyct 41-45, M 2 Responses Jan 23, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    THE LOOKS I GET, when I tell someone I don't

    have a cell phone. I have to assure them that I don't after they think I'm kidding. "If you don't want me to have your number, all you have to do is say so" is usually a common response that I have to deal with. LOL people take it personally sometimes I guess. The reason I don't...
    Igotsnikt Igotsnikt 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 22

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I Vant to Be Alone......

    I just can't stand the idea of people being able to get ahold of me all the time.  I'm old enough to have gotten through most of my life just fine without a mobile phone.  The very brief period of time when I tried to have such a phone ended with the phone in the...
    guzele guzele 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 23, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I Don't Own A Cell Phone

    I don't own a cell phone.  I have a regular phone and get hardly anyone calling me.
    aquarius3 aquarius3 61-65 Feb 18, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I don't want to be hooked to everybody else's

    problems, yet I love people. I guess it's the superficiality of it that turns me off. If cell phones were being used for spiritual growth, how awesome it would be!
    Aeonian Aeonian 51-55, M 1 Response Jul 13

    Your Response

    Cancel

    It Feels Good

    i've always hated the feeling of people being able to contact me whenever they feel like it. i had a cellphone for a couple months, but i got disgusted with it and stopped paying for it. i feel like if i want to talk to someone, i'll call them. cell phones are supposed to be a...
    possibly possibly 18-21, F Apr 11, 2008

    Your Response

    Cancel

    No Cell

    So far I haven't needed a cell phone. I'm typically close to a phone either home or work. And in between I enjoy my uninterrupted free time. So I have no plan on getting one.
    bizbuz bizbuz 36-40, M 1 Response Dec 27, 2007

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Why?

    I just can't bring myself to pay so much for something that I really don't want. I can just borrow other peoples' cell phones when I need to. And I don't want people to feel they have the right to contact me at any time, no matter what I'm doing or where I am.
    devouringflames devouringflames 22-25, F Mar 8, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Related Experiences

    I don't even feel guilty about not answering the phone when I don't want to, like I do about not answering emails or messages. I guess, as technology has moved on the text has...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 2 Responses 2 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Why should I? Too often it is people wanting to sell me something I don't want and lying about it.
    peejaycee peejaycee 51-55, M 2 Responses Sep 6

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I've never see the phone etiquette rule book, but i can't imagine it requires all incoming calls be answered. We're not obligated to be available 24/7.
    LifeDispenser LifeDispenser 31-35, M 2 Responses Sep 7

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Eating is sacred, and answering the phone while eating is herecy. Herecy I say!
    Vumsy Vumsy 18-21, M 2 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Haha...so yeah I sometimes just decide naah am not picking up that call or answering that text....and even switch off my phone for a couple of days
    CurvyandChic CurvyandChic 22-25, F 1 day ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Hehe me too m really good at it !
    anasteel2 anasteel2 41-45, F 2 Responses Sep 7

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Because i saw codependant cure. Not many cures but mastered this one.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 8

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I just pick up then hang up.
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 5 Responses 1 day ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    A few evenings ago my cell phone rang while I making the short walk from the university campus to my nearby apartment. Seeing my ***** donor's number come up I ignored it.He's...
    Nobodyzchild Nobodyzchild 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 12

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I did when I was a teenager, but that is over and done. I had a boyfriend I use to talk to 14 hours on the phone. 14 hours on the phone. Telephones are so old... I remember the...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 2 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    There are too many limitations on punctuation here. And I haven't even attempted to post a cussing frenzy! Driving me bonkers. I prefer to choose my own words and how I express...
    JEMANIE JEMANIE 51-55, F 1 Response Sep 19

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I think they are here. They should do more about it though! It's awful that you see phone's in a lot of driver's hands. Most of them claim they have to for work, but I don't think...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 2 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Where you purchase multiple item from us simultaneously, such as a flight as well as a resort, While They could be associated with exactly the same dates of journey, they don't...
    Keniaga838 Keniaga838 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 3

    Your Response

    Cancel
    BBB ranking is based on 16 things. Get the main points regarding the components thought of. Factors that loweredThe client has only to open up to this knowledge. All hypnosis is...
    Joshua603b4zn8 Joshua603b4zn8 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 7

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Traces of musical heritage in Salzburg date back to the Middle Ages. In the late 14th century, the "Monk of Salzburg" wrote a hundred music of which only the textual content is...
    Jewelgzr Jewelgzr 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 22

    Your Response

    Cancel
    (Any comments/help are really appreciated) I have a best friend, who is a girl, named holly. She's 5'4, very slim as she's a dancer, beautiful brown hair and eyes. She has an...
    megboundyx megboundyx 16-17, F 5 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    The phone convocation that has just changed my life! I decided I couldn't put up with hiding anymore so I called my parents from my boarding house. *ring ring* Housekeeper...
    HRHHeronMaxwell HRHHeronMaxwell 16-17, M 12 Responses Sep 10

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I don't know how would i be able to tolerate the day you are going to be the life partner of that other girl, the lucky one. But such is my life! May be I even have to meet her on...
    EternalWanderer EternalWanderer 31-35, F 3 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    So, it has officially been a few weeks since I have spoken with my mother. As I have written about before she has mental illness and I just can not handle her manic episodes...
    breeze90 breeze90 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 6

    Your Response

    Cancel
    People often ask me (especially in this nation of drunks we call Australia!) why I don't drink or smoke. I tell them that it saves me dollars and brain cells - and I don't have...
    murphysmaster murphysmaster 51-55, M 6 Responses Sep 18

    Your Response

    Cancel
    "We have an obligation to every last victim of this illegal aggression because all of this carnage has been done in our name. Since World War II, 90% of the casualties of war are...
    Bewail Bewail 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    she was so perfect.. everything was amazing! the way she made me feel was unreal, like when I held her the world stood still. I have had bad relationships in the past so I am very...
    josh8565 josh8565 22-25 2 Responses Sep 3

    Your Response

    Cancel
    They can be the main from the chorus at dawn and the last at dusk, but additionally sing throughout the day when most other birds are silent.  A female will at times sing when she...
    Jewelgzr Jewelgzr 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 5

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I don't like talking on the phone. I feel uncomfortable every time I ask the other person to repeat themselves bc I either can't understand or didn't hear them. Thats why I prefer...
    Lekat Lekat 26-30, F 3 Responses Sep 9

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Two summers ago I moved in with my one of my older sisters. Ever since I moved in with her I have been watching her child for her while she worked. For the longest time I wasn't...
    MsHesitationsx3 MsHesitationsx3 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 19

    Your Response

    Cancel
    For anyone who is Not sure about what location you ought to Develop your home, Redink Properties can offer you information on the newest estates and suburbs that will finest match...
    Benitakey Benitakey 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 1

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I say I love you whenever I feel like it, don't really have a problem with saying it. I don't always say it in a romantic context though, and I never overuse it, and by overusing...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 6

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Don't think about unblocking me. You assume. You are spoiled. You plug your ears. You will not be in my life. I will not be in yours. Your spoiled selfish nature had me trying to...
    Levi1 Levi1 13-15, M Sep 7

    Your Response

    Cancel
    This is a song by Dido and it very nicely describes how I feel about love. How I am capable of falling in love deeply yet I hold myself back for my own good. "Don't Believe In...
    daeneryss daeneryss 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 15

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm fifteen years old. Fifteen. And I have absolutely zero idea who I am. It must be the "hormones"... Seriously, why do adults feel the need to blame it on hormones all of the...
    taintedanddainty taintedanddainty 13-15, F Sep 17

    Your Response

    Cancel
    You know what I'm starting to not care about? Suicidal people. I'm starting to hate them because when they come to me about their suicidal issues, they bring me down to. I wouldn't...
    ChanelLove12 ChanelLove12 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 21

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I don't want kids. I never have. Ever since I was a little girl I never played with dolls and I had no interest in being a mother. As I got older, other people and family members...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses 2 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I wish the title of this group didn't include the word 'sorry' because I'm not sorry. Of course I have met a small number of them who are good, interesting, intelligent people but...
    Bewail Bewail 22-25, F 4 Responses Sep 4

    Your Response

    Cancel
    We function in tight partnership with our mother Boston party bus and limo rental providers company - Roman Limousine. Without the trust of its prospects no corporation would...
    Lillafyq Lillafyq 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 4

    Your Response

    Cancel