You may put lock codes on your phone, you may hide it under your pillow and sleep, and you may sometimes even pretend that it has stopped functioning. But some or the other time each one of has had to hand over our phone to one of our parent. It may be for an “urgent” call that they have to make, or a particular photo they have to take because your camera is better, you had to just smile and go along with it, even though it might be killing you inside.
And, the myriad of emotions that go through, it can only be described as torturous and let’s make it better by listing it out for you.
1.) You instantly have that guilty look on your face.
It’s an expression by default. Their hands on your phone will trigger the “guilty” muscles on your face immediately. It’s a reflex action you can’t help but emote.
2.) You curse yourself for not deleting each naughty text you received or sent from your boy/girlfriend.
From all those flirty little lines to all the sexting you did when your parents thought you were asleep in your bedroom, start haunting you and you can’t even delay the process.
3.) You just pray and hope for them not to check out your call details!
OMG, if that happens, and they realise you spent hours talking on the phone, the lecture you’ll have to listen is one thing but you won’t be able to dodge their question, ‘Itna kya baat karte ho?’ because you’ll have no answer for that.
4.) You immediately start wishing that no call/message comes while they are using it or there’ll be some serious hand-to-face action.
That unexpected sneaking out in the middle of the night to get high or a plan which is still in the making will surely get busted if your group members message to confirm the time.
5.) You pray for your battery to miraculously die out!
You’ve never wished for your battery to die more than when you’re stuck in this situation. Obviously no such thing happens and you blame God for not helping you out when you were so desperate.
6.) Oh! And those photographs! F**k, galti se bi hi agar papa ne dekh liya toh phone hi le lenge!
If your dad so much as glides on the main menu, all your personal private photos will be up for show and your ass would be up for a whooping. And better still, you’re grounded with no phone!
7.) You’re hoping against hope that they don’t ask you to explain the candy crush app on your phone.
This is even more terrifying than the candy crush requests on Facebook. They will tell you that they have heard about it and tell you to install it, explain it and play a demo game with them on their phone so that they can play it later on.
8.) And finally, you hope they don’t drop it as you hand them the device.
This is the biggest concern that each one of us has ever had. Butter-fingers are your biggest concern because once it breaks or so much as cracks, your social life will come to a standstill and you just can’t afford that.