I am not a cell phone-alholic...I carry it in my purse and forget it is there...I do, however, text to my daughter and sister - and, for dinner plans - my husband at work. Period. It is easier to reach my sis and my daughter via text as they are never home.
That being said, I am allowed 500 free texts a month - then I get charged and I have to pay. I have only gone over that quota once, during a circumstance with my sister where a lot of texting was done. Hasn't happened since. I think I usually hit maybe 200 a month, or less. I do not like to text, so I often talk into the microphone. PS: I think my nephew goes over 1000 a month.