Detox · Social Media

Detox: Day 7

Well today marks day 7 of being off major social media platforms. Boy is it quiet. It truly puts into perspective how a lot of communication is strictly virtual via a social media platform instead of by direct communication.

Honestly it’s depressing. Maybe others feel like they want to give me the personal space while I do this 90 days of no social media. On the other hand, it’s proving that as soon as I jump back on I’ll probably get an assortment of “Welcome back,” comments. Though I’ve been accessible this whole time.

Am I going to return to social media? The depressed side of me is like, “I can’t not go back….how will people keep in contact with me easily?” The healthy side of me is like, “Why shackle yourself again to the addiction?”

A week in feels like it’s been months. That’s just how tough this detox is. And to think I still have a long way to go till 1-15-22.

4 thoughts on “Detox: Day 7

  1. I’ve been considering a break from Social Media too. Sometimes, it just feels empty. I have “X” number of contacts and it’s not even like a few interact with me. So, I start thinking that is such a useless endeavor. And then I remember, I have so few connections to any real people in the real world.
    It’s a double edged sword, really.

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