I'm going to start this with a vent: I can't stand those "No one cares" memes. You know, the ones that say "No one cares what you did at the gym today" or "No one cares about what you made for dinner." Kids, pets, food, workouts ... everyone seems to have something they don't want to see people posting about.
See what I did there?
Maybe it's because I am one of those people that posts about my workouts, my kids, the chores I do, the meals I make that I hate them.
The things is, I LIKE seeing other peoples' posts. That's why I like social media. I like seeing what other people are doing. I like supporting my friends in their everyday endeavors.
If we were hanging out in person and you proudly told me about the workout you did yesterday, or the meal you cooked for your family, how big of a douchewaffle would I be if I flat out said, "No one cares about that crap, let's talk about something else." That's a happy side effect of a healthy friendship; you support each other. And even if I can't do it in person, I still want to support my friends in their everyday triumphs.
Is your baby another month older? Hell yeah, look how cute he/she is!
Did you make a freaking awesome meal for your family out of scratch? Share the freaking recipe!
Have you and your partner lost 50 pounds together? Tell me how you did it!
Get your whole house clean and still pick up your oldest from school on time? You're a beast! Good job!
The next time someone proudly posts their workouts every day for a month, don't get pissy because it's not something you're interested in. Give them a virtual pat on the back, or hell, give them a phone call and congratulate them on their consistency.
Quit being a Negative Nancy trying to shame people into not sharing what's important to them.
Or, if it's honestly a problem for you, stop following them. If you don't care about their every day happenings, what's the point of being in touch with them anyway?
Originally posted on Domestic Pirate.
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