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My Abstinence From Social Media

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This week, specifically today, begins my abstinence from social media. For the purpose of this class project, I am giving up Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. I began by deleting the apps from my iPhone, which is normally where I check in throughout my day. There was little, if any, anxiety in deleting those apps. Last night I thought that this would be a walk in the park. My morning ritual begins with me waking up about an hour before my kids wake. I get a cup of coffee and check Facebook from my home computer. Not only do I check to see what all of my friends have posted while I’ve been asleep, but I have a compulsive need to “Like” and comment on almost every post. I have an irrational fear that if I skip something, my friends will
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