No matter how much safeguarding you try to do with your phone number, chances are many people have it.
That said what to do when you are getting too many unwanted phone calls day after day?
While you can always change your number if needed, this can be a bit of a hassle.
So, are there reasons you are getting too many unwanted calls?
Sales Calls Get Tiresome
Among the reasons you may be getting all those unwanted phone calls:
- Sales pitches – One of the more common reasons for getting so many such calls is salespeople. That being the case, you may well have given out your personal details and now are on a sales list or two or more. As such, you can get inundated with sales calls before you know it. Always be careful when giving out such info. It can be via paperwork you fill out or a simple discussion when in a store or such place and talking to employees. If the calls are getting quite annoying, you could try and shut them down. One option is to do a white pages reverse phone lookup. Such a lookup can lead you to gaining more info on the owner of the phone number calling you. At the end of the day, your goal is to let the person know you want the calls to end.
- Someone who won’t let go – Did you date someone recently or even a way back and they won’t move on from you? This is another reason you can end up with unwanted calls over time. If they get to the point of harassment, best to deal with and try to nip the problem in the bud. Sure, most people who end relationships do so for good reasons. The people on the other end tend to move along as time goes by. You may have a case where the person you moved on from was not ready for you to do so. As a result, they continue to try and have contact with you against your wishes. While you hope you never have to get law enforcement or the courts involved, it may come to this at some point. Do your best to navigate what can be a difficult thing. In the end, your goal is to get some peace of mind.
- Being part of too many things – Last, another reason for an endless supply of calls is when you are too involved. Sure, it is great to have friends, be involved with groups and associations and more. That said you may have gotten to a point where you have overdone it. If so, you may want to dial things back a bit. You can’t expect to live a relatively peaceful life if your phone is ringing off the hook all the time. Be careful about who gets your number and also that you do not over commit yourself to too many things and people.
Getting unwanted phone calls can be more than a little tiring over time.
That said are you doing enough to safeguard your number and not have your phone ringing again and again?