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Are You an Internet Addict?

Updated on October 23, 2014

What is Internet Addiction Disorder?

Internet addiction disorder (IAD) is excessive computer use that interferes with daily life. It becomes a compulsive behavior that completely dominates the addict's life. Internet addicts make the Internet a priority more important than family, relationships, health and work. Just like gambling, excessive gaming, a growing sexual addiction or compulsive shopping. It is suggested that most people online who think they are addicted are probably suffering from a desire to not want to deal with other problems in their lives. These problems can be depression, anxiety, stress, unemployment, health a disability problem, or a relationship problem. Though there is no suggestion about someone trying to make a living online.

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Do you Hav IAD?

The internet becomes a particular kind of stimulation to the point where obtaining a steady supply becomes the sole and central focus of their lives. Mental health professionals are split as to whether or not internet addiction is real. There are sites online to help with addiction. What is disputed is whether people can become addicted to the Internet in itself, or rather to the stimulation and information that the web provides. Who is to say that Internet addiction is no different than being a Couch Potato. In my mind, there is more stimulation in cyberspace. Therefore more brain activity is used than sinking in a chair and staring at the tube.

Some studies suggest that 5 to 10 percent of the population have IAD. The current Internet population is nearly 50/50 in terms of proportion of men to women. Research on which of the sexes has more of an addiction is unclear. Gender has influences on the type of internet interaction that men and women seek. Men tend to seek out dominance and sexual fantasy online, while women seek out close friendships. Men are more likely to become addicted to online games, cyberporn, and online gambling, while women are more likely to become addicted to chatting, instant messaging, eBay, and online shopping. Though in the social networks that I belong to, there seems to be an equal split of men and women.

What Makes the Internet So Addictive?

The Need to Interact with People

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After a long day we often find that we are lost on the internet.

Socialization and the Internet

Social interactions are top on the list. Socialization is what makes the Internet so addicting. Social networks are growing by the handful. We all have this need to interact with others. Whether it is e-mail, a forum, chat, or an online game, people are spending time exchanging information and support with other people like themselves. Even if you have an online business, you spend time advertising in a form of socializing to send traffic to your site.

If you feel that you need help consider consulting with a local licensed psychologist, social worker or counselor, specifically one with experience treating addictions.

Internet Addiction: A Handbook and Guide to Evaluation and Treatment

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This book is geared to help stop your addiction and change your behavior of how you use your time on the internet.

 

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Do you have thousands of friends online?

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Confessions of An Internet Addict - I Can Stay Away From the Computer Any Time (that I am sleeping)

I have been accused of having an internet addiction. The first thing I do after I wake up is turn on the computer. Of course I need to check my email and websites. (Ebook Tree Saver, Gifts You Treasure, Sandyspider.com just to name a few.)

What about PayPal? Did anyone buy from my one of my Astores as this one Popular Books From A to Z or Half account? What about my many Cafepress shops or one of my Zazzle shops? Let's not forget about the social networks that I belong to. Many that have fallen to the wayside. To name a few that I am still active on Wizzley, Twitter, Facebook, and Redgage. Then some that I haven't been so active, but get a small payment every month like this one from Big Crumbs

What about the comments? Did anyone leave one for me?

There is no way that I can let a day go by without checking the essentials on the internet. Does that make me addicted? Of course not!

A while back, I made a conscious effort to stay away from the computer. After all there was the house to be cleaned, laundry to do and errands to run. (Only a woman can relate to this or a very extraordinary man. Know where can I find one?)

During one day that I decided to put aside the computer and concentration on my surroundings. The day went on as I caught up with some of the things that I had let slide. Did all the errands, chores and even baked a Pineapple Upside Down cake. Something that I hadn't made in years, but done so from the constant badgering...I mean a request from a special person in my life that would really appreciate something I hadn't made for him in years. Not like I don't set a time for cooking. (Although at times the dinner gets served late.) I even set time aside time to walk the dog. And to top it all off, I escaped that look. You know the look...the one given from your family members and drives hard into your very soul...it gives you some sort of guilt complex. Maybe, just maybe you are wasting your life away searching for something inside the box.

All right! I confess...it hadn't been 24 hours. But from the hours of 1:30 am to 10:30 pm I was free. Free of sitting in front of the white screen, typing away, searching for life inside the box. Free of going through the thousands of messages in my email. Free of the disappointment I often feel when I haven't made the money I had hoped for online, or not receiving the right comments and messages.

Oh yeah! I am not an internet junkie! There is no problem here!

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No Need to Study Before Taking the Test

Where to take the test

Do you have an internet addiction? I found this online test developed by Dr. Kimberly Young, called The Internet Addiction Test (IAT) is a 20-item questionnaire that measures mild, moderate, and severe levels of Internet Addiction.

I had planned on putting the entire test on here, but it is easier to find out your level of addiction to go right to the site. Just right click the link to open it in another tab. This way you won't leave this site. Internet Addiction Test.

Here is the first question. You can answer it here. Once you take the entire testthe test add it to the comments in the guest area and (or) Twitter it below. It would be interesting to find out what percentage has an addiction problem.

Note: My score was 70.

Internet Addiction Test - Do You Have a Problem?

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Internet Addiction or Not - Were You Shocked or Relieved?

Once you take the Internet Addiction Test find your score and see what it says about you.

20 - 49 points: You are an average on-line user. You may surf the Web a bit too long at times, but you have control over your usage.

50 -79 points: You are experiencing occasional or frequent problems because of the Internet. You should consider their full impact on your life.

80 - 100 points: Your Internet usage is causing significant problems in your life. You should evaluate the impact of the Internet on your life and address the problems directly caused by your Internet usage.

Do you have an internet addiction?

The internet is taking over my life. HELP!

The internet is taking over my life. HELP!

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    • Bill Armstrong 2 years ago from Valencia, California

      On more than I should be, had to so as I could respond here ;)

    • anonymous 4 years ago

      74

    • anonymous 4 years ago

      i am addicted so bad so bad

    • anonymous 4 years ago

      i hate being off-line. The internet is literally my life. when i'm at school I just think about going back home because i cant live without the internet....

    • anonymous 4 years ago

      yes :(

    • eightieschild 4 years ago

      It's 2AM and I'm still online. I think that's your answer right there! ;)

    • Rose Jones 4 years ago

      I need to get more profitable, then I will cut back ironically.

    • TransplantedSoul 5 years ago

      A bit unbalanced - especially now that the SmartPhones are so good

    • ananimoss2 5 years ago

      It's definitely a recent phenomenon, but yeah, I spend way too much time surfing the internet lately.

    • Grandma-Marilyn 6 years ago

      I scored a 70, too, Sandy

    • anonymous 6 years ago

      (head bowed) I am hooked, I probably need an intervention.

    • Ruthi 6 years ago

      I scored 65, YIPEs! Actually, not at all surprised, nor dismayed. I'm proud to be a computer addict! Love my net activities and friends!

    • GabrielaFargasch 6 years ago

      Yes!! I am a confessed Squidoo addict!!!

    • marsha32 7 years ago

      In my attempt to earn from home, I have to admit to the internet taking over my life for years now....and I still haven't found a way to make enough money.

    • Barbara Radisavljevic 7 years ago from Templeton, CA

      I'm a 63. My work is on line, but it suffers because of Squidoo, and now Zazzle, which are often more interesting to me. I also do a lot of social networking for business. The part of this that could be considered addicting is the desire to spend more time on fun things like making Zazzle products or writing lenses than on listing books for the business that produces the real income, which is a bit more boring and demanding. It's also a bit addicting to want to see any comments or responses to comments, on blogs, lenses, etc, that I have written.

    • BW Duerr 7 years ago from Henrietta, New York

      But it's for a good cause! I wanna be a stay-at-home empty-nester raking in enough to avoid pinning my hopes on the lottery. :D

    • spunkymunky999 8 years ago

      I swear im not addicted, I can quit anytime. Uh oh computers crashing with 100 pages open at once lol

    • XpectMore 8 years ago

      It is causing major problems in my life. Due to the internet and my addictions I accidentally ,on purpose, do not get my housework done, supper fixed, get out of the house, and get hardly any sleep.

      What's a poor mama to do? Lol

    • Trendblazers 8 years ago

      Hell yes and I love it. It's one thirty in the morning, the baby has finally gone down to sleep and this is my respite. Gof if it wasn't squidoo, it'd be something else.

      x

    • Dauma 8 years ago

      Cool test!

    No way! Everything in my life is balanced.

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      • anonymous 4 years ago

        38, i'm happy

      • anonymous 4 years ago

        Hehe... I got 92.

      • anonymous 4 years ago

        nope

      • Rose Jones 4 years ago

        I have decided that everything in my life is balanced! (well I just published a lens on being addicted to squidoo so I don't know) What I am working to do is to have time for my family where I do not let the computer run my life. They are one reason I am here after all.

      • Lorelei Cohen 5 years ago from Canada

        I have an internet addiction but it actually works to my benefit. With my illness causing severe fatigue factors working and socializing online allows me to have extra energy to play when I need it. It sure works for me.

      • Cynthia Sylvestermouse 6 years ago from United States

        Wow! I was actually surprised. I scored 39, so I am occasionally online a bit too long. I fully expected to end up with a higher score.

      • Heather Burns 6 years ago from Wexford, Ireland

        only 23. surprise!

      • sorana lm 6 years ago

        I was surprised I only got 49. I've just missed the danger area. :)

      • anonymous 6 years ago

        Lolol...I spend almost all day every day online. Yet my score was just 46...I think it's because my internet usage is not a problem, although I am definitely addicted...or maybe my internet usage is part of my OCD?...I do feel compelled to have the PC on at all times, even if I am not using it I have to "wake it up" when the screen goes into stand-by, so maybe I am not an internet junkie..merely an OCD sufferer who has a few addictions thrown in for...errrm for MYSELF lol

      • Paula Morgan 6 years ago from Sydney Australia

        No - I work online full time but am more than happy to be cooking, cleaning, watching a film, meeting friends for a meal or reading a book. I usually don't spend more than 2 hours online per day on the weekend.

      • Malu Couttolenc 6 years ago

        I scored 48 and that was a surprise for me! I spend a lot of time on my computer since my reg job is online tech support and translator, also on my zazzle shops and now squidoo-addict. But I go out very often for my photography job and because I love spending time out with friends and family.

      • Anthony Godinho 6 years ago from Ontario, Canada

        I scored 35 which is good...phew! I do a lot on the internet so I do spend a lot of time online, however, if I need to take off, I can. In fact, sometimes, I just take the whole day off, but then there is a lot of catch up on! ;)

      • Heather Burns 7 years ago from Wexford, Ireland

        score 26 so according to them I'm fine;-) My dogs disagree.

      • Leanne Chesser 7 years ago

        My score on the test was 49. I'm online a LOT because it's my business and I love it. I say I'm addicted to Squidoo, but it's not like the addiction that's described by those questions.

      • kathys55 7 years ago

        Uh OH I'm only a 39! Ya think I should use my computer more? 8 hrs a day online isn't enough to be addicted?

      • sukkran trichy 7 years ago from Trichy/Tamil Nadu

        oh, i am scored 56. am i a addict? no way!

      • Holley Web 8 years ago

        It says I'm an average user with a score of 46. How can that be when my life is spent online? :)

      • religions7 8 years ago

        Surprisingly - apparently not. I'm scoring well within the 'average online user' pool, even as I spend 5 to 8 hours a day online. But I do not have trouble staying offline to read a book or go out or anything like that.

      • roysumit 8 years ago

        My score was 38. So I am an average online user which helps to

        keep my balance in life with all other things I have to perform daily to keep my life going. I will keep this balance

        because it makes sense for me.

      • Terry Boroff (flipflopnana) 8 years ago from FL

        I try to stay balanced - I have no clue as to how so many squids can keep track of so much. I just can't seem to squeeze it all in.

      The Perfect Balance

      Since I have online businesses I have to check the internet everyday. But I need to find that perfect balance. The object is to work less hours than an outside job. Not more. Taking a break is good for your health.

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          funride 8 years ago

          I´m a not an Internet addict... well, maybe just a little LOL. Negation might be seen as a signal that I am... ups, that I was :D

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          Laniann 8 years ago

          Great lens! Good illustrations! Funny cartoons! Useful information.

          5 stars and I Favorite It.

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          Joan4 8 years ago

          I really am going to watch my internet hours this week - thank you! I had to laugh cause so far no one has admitted to the addiction in your plexo. Maybe we are all more seriously addicted than we care to admit!

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          luvmyludwig lm 8 years ago

          great job with this lens!

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          Wendy Henderson 8 years ago from PA

          Great lens. It put a smile on my face.

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          Lien LM 8 years ago

          Really good lens, as to whether I am out of control, maybe in a sort of controlled way.....LOL

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          Sarunas 8 years ago

          Your lens is really beautiful :) Layout is brilliant : D

          5* from me.

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          cappuccino136 8 years ago

          Good lens and great topic. I took the quiz, but it was a little bit hard to know how to answer some of the questions about how does it get in the way of productivity or feeling like I spend too much time online because I'm on the Internet most of the day because I am using it for work (freelance web content writer, squidoo lensmaster). So I have to be online and I don't hide it. But I also get sucked into surfing and social networking instead of getting productive writing done.

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          tdove 8 years ago

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          iac_professionals 8 years ago

          Great lens! Loved the Internet Addiction test...scored 60 percent...not too too bad eh? Gave you 5 stars!

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          JacquelineM LM 8 years ago

          Excellent lens, something we can all identify with. I opted not to test simply because I know I would fail it. I work on the computer all day at the office, come one and do my Tagfoot/squidoo/email thingy then log into my college website for an invigorating round of Financial accounting (or business law depending on the day of the week).

          On the up side - since I sold my website I am no longer compelled to get up at 2am and check email....... LOL

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          Sam 8 years ago from Australia

          I dont know about Internet Addiction, but I've got a Squidoo addiction!

          Unfortunately internet addiction is growing, especially online gaming addiction in the new generation. There are so many stores of 36hr straight gaming binges.. all ending in death.

          Wonderful lens topic.

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          rewards4life info 8 years ago

          What a great lens. Internet addiction is a problem but lets face it, any addiction is a problem, at least with the internet you can learn something useful. thanks for sharing this lens. =)

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          FitSteph 8 years ago

          Wow what a great lens. And if anyone is looking for workout programs This is one of my favorite health & fitness sites. It lets you track food, workouts, and calories!

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          Tony Payne 8 years ago from Southampton, UK

          Sorry no time to write - got to get back to Tagfoot, Stumbleupon, Digg, Delicious, My Blogs... 5***** nicely done...

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          Snozzle 8 years ago

          Addiction? No way. Why would I want to do anything else on a nice warm Spring day!

          Nice lens,

          Mike.

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          ParthenaB 8 years ago

          Excellent lens! Lensrolling on my attachment disorder lens, five stars.

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          Trendblazers 8 years ago

          Fantastic lens - how funny are you? At leastI've now realised I'm not the only one spending tooooooooooo much time on the net

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          anonymous 8 years ago

          No time to take the test - I have to check my lens stats, visit tagfoot, set up a zazzle store, visit the SquidU forum, do some stumbling and......

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          Andy 8 years ago from London, England

          Excellent lens. Yes. I'm and addict.

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          XpectMore 8 years ago

          Yes, I am out of control. Put me with the highest score. But I love what I do.

          You have a great lens, well thought out, and a great lay out. 5 Stars from me. Favorites too.

          Kami

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          roysumit 8 years ago

          I am pretty balanced. My score says so. A wonderful lens and nicely crafted one. Five stars sure from me.

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          karen550 lm 8 years ago

          Love the addiction test!!! Guess I'm ok, I was only at 31. Fabulous lens.

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          Holley Web 8 years ago

          Loved it! The test said I'm average, but I know I'm an addict! :)

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          Sandy Mertens 8 years ago from Frozen Tundra

          [in reply to 24websurf] Are you being honest with yourself. LOL

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          BW Duerr 7 years ago from Henrietta, New York

          My left elbow is going numb, but the test says I'm perfectly average at 38.

          Love this lens and I fell so much better, although I just discovered my butt is kind of numb. I'll be back to retest in 5 minutes, just in case, but after I check my email, and my Squidoo and RedGage dashboards. Boy, am I glad I don't have a problem

          5 stars and Fav.

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          BW Duerr 7 years ago from Henrietta, New York

          Oh, I also lensrolled to my Time Management lens, and bookmarked to StumbleUpon and Delicious. Thanks again!

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          BW Duerr 7 years ago from Henrietta, New York

          OK, it's been nearly 2 months since I last took the test. Not much change, but not ready for a cure cuz I'm having so much fun. :D Thanks again for the great read.

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          KarenTBTEN 7 years ago

          I think the important point is that it's not how many hours one spends on the internet, but the role the internet has in their priorities, and the impact it has on different aspects of their life. Some of us are making income online; some of us are making our lives better online.

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          Barbara Radisavljevic 7 years ago from Templeton, CA

          I have found I can't do it all and keep up with all the social networks I have joined. Sometimes I will go cold turkey on one or two networks for weeks at a time. I've been on an extended vacation from Tagfoot because I'm overloaded with information. I rarely go to Redgage or Hubpages or Qondio anymore since I discovered Zazzle and Gather. I tend to stay with a network for long enough to figure out how it works and how well it fits my style, and then I find myself going somewhere more in line with my personal and financial goals hwere I really decide to invest my time. Squidoo, tomfolio, and Zazzle are probably permanent. Gather is a way to get away from work writing and write more personal things. Facebook is a way to keep in touch with real life friends, and I've taken an extended vacation from Goodreads because I don't have much time to read anymore. One simply can't do it allwootworm and do anything right.

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          Leanne Chesser 7 years ago

          It was fun to read about Internet Addiction Disorder and I loved the quiz!

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          Heather Burns 7 years ago from Wexford, Ireland

          fun!

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          Virginia Allain 7 years ago from Central Florida

          I make excuses to sneak in and check my websites and e-mail. Hubby is napping in front of the TV, so that means I can stay up later online.

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          anonymous 7 years ago

          I would experience withdrawal symptoms if I quit the internet. I am a marketer and learning the many aspects and methods of the trade does take time. I am full time on the net, though I do break away and build something from time to time.

          Once I achieve a decent steady income, I am going to pack up my laptop and travel this big old world. 5*'s- Nice Work!

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          RedSportNiac 6 years ago

          I am not sure whether I am a addict or not but most of the time I'm with my lap top.

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          Anthony Godinho 6 years ago from Ontario, Canada

          I enjoyed this lens and you did a great job. My score from the IA test was not alarming which is good, though I do spend a lot of time on the internet 'cos it's a requirement for me to make a living. **Blessed by a Squid-Angel**

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          Malu Couttolenc 6 years ago

          Great lens Sandy, enjoyed it a lot. As I mentioned I work as an online tech support so I have seen many real Internet Addicts and their personal lives have been destroyed because of the internet. Thumbs up for this lens!

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          anonymous 6 years ago

          adding you to my pc talk blog roll, blessings by squid angel ;)

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          Helene-Malmsio 6 years ago

          oh yeah... addicted to be sure! And squidoo only made that addiction worse!

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          jvsper63 6 years ago

          Hi, I do get addicted. I tell my kids I am not but I am back up on the p.c. 5 minutes later. Great topic nice lens Joni

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          aishu19 6 years ago

          I am almost sure I cant be around without the Internet

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          Alfiesgirl LM 6 years ago

          I have a balanced life ~ In cyberspace, somewhere inbetween AOL, squidoo, redgage, Twitter, MSN and various other sites just to keep the scales balanced in my favour. I have absolutely no problem about my cyberlife in cyberspace...it's just everyone around me who has a problem with it...onwards n upwards to infinity & beyonddddd...beam me up ..x

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          sorana lm 6 years ago

          Fun lens. I enjoyed taking the addiction test.

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          Ann 6 years ago from Yorkshire, England

          Oh yes, I would say I am definately addicted - after all it IS 5am here and I am still on the thing. :0)

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          Ruthi 6 years ago

          I think I've the opposite of IAD, in that daily life interferes with my internet activity! Love this lens!

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          anonymous 6 years ago

          Squidoo made me this way!!!

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          Grandma-Marilyn 6 years ago

          I guess I am addicted to the internet because all of my businesses are online. I can't leave squidoo out, either. LOL Oh, love your guestbook sign.

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          marsha32 6 years ago

          back again....it's a lot easier for me now to deal with hours at a time not being able to be on the computer than it used to be!

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          sheilamarie78 6 years ago

          Sounds like many of us are online too much because we are trying to make an income, but I wonder how many actually do? Is this just a pipedream?

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          Lisa Auch 6 years ago from Scotland

          ....in the beginning of my journey I did indeed think it was a pipedream, and spent more and more time, then I started to make money, and now spend even more and more time online, I do belive the statement that if ou are will to do what others are not, then their will be success for you! i am glad to say, that I have started to take more time "off" the computer and spend at least the weekend a lot mor relaxed, (although I still check in!) My family are very supportive, but only when they realised we could afford more treats, by mum playing around on the computer! ....what a great thought provoking article! Blessed indeed

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          Cynthia Sylvestermouse 6 years ago from United States

          Very interesting indeed! I do love the t-shirt about stalking my real life friends :)

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          CruiseReady 6 years ago from East Central Florida

          Yes, I probably need to get a little more balance. I think anyone seroiously engaging in eCommerce, or other ways to make money on the internet probably needs to make sure they are spending their online time more productively. I know If I were more productive and efficient with my online activties, I would get more done in less time, and lately I'm getting a little better in that regard, but still need to work on it.

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          ananimoss2 5 years ago

          Loved the lens! Now, I am going back to more internet time.

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          anonymous 5 years ago

          It's so important to be aware of internet usage, and be able to identify when usage turns to addiction. There's another great quiz (on track #1) on the following link that I found useful. There's also some great techniques on here for overcoming your addiction, as well. http://onlineceucredit.com/edu/internet-addictions...

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          Lorelei Cohen 5 years ago from Canada

          Great article on Internet addiction. I think the main problem is the stationary position for long periods of time. Exercise gets set to the side and it has to be incorporated in throughout the day.

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          TransplantedSoul 5 years ago

          A good qrite up - it pays to keep track of these things so we don't drift into the big old blue screen

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          Rose Jones 4 years ago

          Very interesting lens. And absolutely something we need to think about. Blessed.

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          John Norman Stewart 4 years ago from Cottonwood, CA

          A Very convicting lens. I am one.....:) Good job!

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          Jean DAndrea 2 years ago from Victoria, Australia

          Don't think I'm an internet addict - every so often I really enjoy a day free of the PC, when it doesn't even get switched on. HHmmm, but on the other days.........

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          Bill Armstrong 2 years ago from Valencia, California

          Nice one Sandy!

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          Sandy Mertens 2 years ago from Frozen Tundra

          Snakesmum I do enjoy a day no being on the computer but it is so rare.

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          Sandy Mertens 2 years ago from Frozen Tundra

          Bill Armstrong I had to know if there were others like me. :)

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