Mental Health

Losing Your Partner to Social Media

MakeItUltra™

6358804994903951381000299922_hopefulWritten by Eric C., MA., PhD Candidate (USA)

Founder of: MakeItUltra™


“Some of us think holding on makes us strong, but sometimes it is letting go.” ~ Hermann Hesse

1. Relationships are being redefined as quantity is better
The nature of a relationship is rapidly being redefined. It seems we are distancing ourselves further from true intimacy; substituting quantity and convenience over quality. Let’s face it, we value immediacy and struggle with intimacy. If we can make a post and get an immediate response, it will satisfy the innate need to feel relevant. It does not matter who responded, but how many responded. And, more responses is always better than less responses. We all want to feel significant and be validated. If you don’t, please let me know. I would love to know your secret.

2. Impulse control: out of service
Checking to see if we have a new comment, like, follow, snapchat or re-tweet has become as…

View original post 399 more words

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s