How “Phubbing”—AKA Phone Snubbing—Is Ruining Your Relationship

The first thing that may have come to mind when reading this headline was, “What the heck is phubbing?” If so, don’t consider yourself too out-of-date. The word is a newly minted Gen Y term (my money’s on a new entry in Webster’s by 2018). Similar to words like “bae,” “Hundo P,” and “FOMO,” phubbing is an abbreviated hybrid of the words “phone” and “snubbing.” Basically, it’s a catchall term for when you pay attention to your phone instead of the person you’re with. Read More