The Haunting Reality of Ghosting
April 5, 2023
The Haunting Reality of Ghosting
April 5, 2023

I often lie in bed at night mulling the world over and in the early hours of this morning I was thinking about social media and my relationship with it. I have a love/hate relationship with it and I wondered what my expectation of it is and quite honestly, why do I use it?

This is what I came up with…..

I’ve met some brilliant people who have become guests on my podcast.

I’ve connected with people who I have since worked with.

I have discovered book recommendations and food recipes.

I have admired stunning holiday destinations.

I have laughed at some very funny jokes.

I have appreciated some beautiful art.

I have made some great friendships.

I have been humbled but peoples’ honesty.

I have been irritated by peoples’ sanctimonious rubbish.

I have been annoyed by very judgmental opinions.

I have been disappointed by the ‘fake’ images and edited photos.

I have been infuriated by the ego driven or sympathy driven posts.

But I have also realised, I can scroll past or stop and read. I can unfollow or follow. I can appreciate the benefits of social media or I can wind myself up.

So the only expectation there is of social media, is the one I put on myself.

And that is the conclusion I came to at 3am this morning.

I’m curious to know, what is your expectation?

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