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Carrie Bickmore has a ‘phone rule’ with boyfriend Chris

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And Carrie Bickmore has revealed she has introduced a ‘phone rule’ into her relationships to ensure she connects with her family and herself. 

‘Our digital addiction is making us all anxious,’ she said in her Stellar column. 

‘Our digital addiction is making us all anxious’: Carrie Bickmore has revealed she has introduced a ‘phone rule’ in her relationships to ensure she connects with her family and herself

The 36-year-old said an average Australian spends 46 hours looking at week glued to computer screens, phones and tablets. 

‘Now [Chris and I] leave our phones in our bags when we go out, and our conversations have been so much better for it,’ she revealed. 

Carrie also added that because of her constant attachment on her phone, she has lost her ability to relax and do nothing.

Too much screen time: The 36-year-old said an average Australian spends 46 hours looking at week glued to computer screens, phones and tablets

Too much screen time: The 36-year-old said an average Australian spends 46 hours looking at week glued to computer screens, phones and tablets

The phone rule: 'Now [Chris and I] leave our phones in our bags when we go out, and our conversations have been so much better for it,' she revealed

The phone rule: ‘Now [Chris and I] leave our phones in our bags when we go out, and our conversations have been so much better for it,’ she revealed

‘I used to love being on flights when no-one could contact me, but now I get agitated,’ Carrie said. 

The Adelaide-born beauty recalled a child-free holiday she had with her boyfriend, Chris Walker, in a beautiful location.

Despite the romantic campfire setting, she pulled out her phone and started to scroll through her news feed. 

Family bonding: She also observed that our constant need to be attached to our phone have made us rude and have taken away our time to be alone in our thoughts

Family bonding: She also observed that our constant need to be attached to our phone have made us rude and have taken away our time to be alone in our thoughts

She also observed that our constant need to be attached to our phone have made us rude and have taken away our time to be alone in our thoughts.

‘Yes, devices are our reality now. We are dependent on them. But we also need to notice that fact and not lose touch with the joy of the real world.’

Carrie has been in a relationship with Chris Walker, following the tragic death of her Greg Lange who died from brain cancer in 2010, and together share three-year-old daughter Evie.

Real world time: She said, 'Yes, devices are our reality now. We are dependent on them. But we also need to notice that fact and not lose touch with the joy of the real world'

Real world time: She said, ‘Yes, devices are our reality now. We are dependent on them. But we also need to notice that fact and not lose touch with the joy of the real world’

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