What Do We Owe Our Facebook Friends?

I have a hard time with boundaries, rejection, and balancing my desire to be liked with my desire to be myself. When I notice that I'm censoring, editing, and polishing a post to perfection — a post for my friends to read, no less — it's a surefire sign that I'm putting too much energy into being … Continue reading What Do We Owe Our Facebook Friends?

To unfriend, or not to unfriend?

This post is coming from the suggestion box! If you have a Facebook profile, you likely have many friends who you have connected with via the social media giant over the years.  However, times change, lives change, people change, and you may no longer wish to be connected to some of those friends.  Many people … Continue reading To unfriend, or not to unfriend?

Facebook Friday

Upon logging into Facebook, you're greeted with a landslide of information, advertisements, and photographs.  The tempting text box of the status update area asks, "What's on your mind?" and that's exactly what people answer, sometimes as the thoughts in their head occur to them. What is the point of Facebook? Social media has taken over … Continue reading Facebook Friday

Un-plug

Hi, my name is Caitlin, and I have an iPhone.  There are so many apps for that.  My phone gives me a daily barrage of information about people that I really don't need to know.   I wake up in the night and check my phone.  This has to stop. I am constantly connected.  Facebook … Continue reading Un-plug