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The thing about social media

Is if you post and no one responds, you feel like no one cares. How is it some people can post about the most mundane thing and get so many likes and comments and I get none. Or I text someone and they don’t even acknowledge it. I texted my sister in law about this site because I thought she could benefit from it. No response but my husband texts her about something and she responds. Is she insulted that I suggested this site to her? Then maybe she shouldn’t unburdened all her family’s messed up history of physical emotional and sexual abuse to me.

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I feel the same way. Why do we feel this way. I go to family reunion and no one wants to visit with me and I try to go around but they usually just move somewhere else. Never been extra close but I am the child in the immediate family. Looks like there should be questions.

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I have similar feelings. Sometimes I'll post something I'd really like advice with pronto and I get nothin. And I don't really have anywhere else to go.

But that could also do with the fact I haven't been on here very long. I'm not sure.

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I've noticed that sometimes people share very personal things, but then they become a little withdrawn. It's hard to know what's going on in someone else's mind. They might share something with you because they felt comfortable with you, but then they think about it afterwards and feel they might have divulged too much, or be afraid of forming closer relationships to people, or maybe convince themselves that they're OK and don't need any help. At least she felt comfortable enough with you in the first place to share these personal things. It might just be a starting point of the process of healing. It was nice of you to be willing to listen.

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I’ve noticed some posts won’t have many replies at times also.

I think it depends on who is on here at the time.

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I like to think it’s because people don’t know what to say at times. I can’t stand social media anymore to the point where I have deactivated Facebook. I found it was getting me down a lot, seeing everyone’s happiness plastered on there! Don’t get me wrong I am happy for them, but it’s just down right depressing when you see other people having and getting the things that you actually want, but feel you can’t and will never have.

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I did the same and feel the same about Facebook and my friends sharing their happiness, it is not cos I am jealous, I actually wish them the best. It is just cos their happiness make me feel bad cos I am so depressed and I would love to have a happy life and moments again.

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Yes I was talking more about Facebook than this site. I’ve tried deleting Facebook but I always add it back.

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Same here.

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