What are you looking for?
Social Media Hurts Sometimes...
2 months ago · · Addiction, · Explicit
I already know that everyone on the internet isn't nice. But why be so public about it? Ever since I've downloaded a couple social media apps, my whole perspective on life changed, and its not just me, its everyone, just impacting me worse. I keep seeing posts of people arguing about important topics, ex. racism, body positivity, etc. I'm so confused on which point is right and wrong, and the part that worries me the most is that some of the hateful posts I see mostly impact me. The other day, I saw a post that stood up for believing victims in rape. All of the comments were saying stuff like:
"Well, what was she wearing?", "I did rape someone and im glad", or something more controversial.
Now, seeing this stuff, especially at the age I am now, (I will not say, but its in between the ages of 11-15), is very hard to actually take in that there are actual bad people in the world and they aren't afraid to show it. Of course I know that people aren't always nice, like for example, criminals like Ted Bundy or something. But this is different. These people probably want to hurt people, people like me. No, I'm not talking about people killing me because of my age, im talking about people treating me different because of skin color, body weight, etc. And I won't get too much into body weight, but in my opinion, people should be healthy and work out, but you also shouldn't shame bigger people for not wanting to be healthier 24/7. And most of the time, the "bigger people" in question are already healthy, people just THINK they aren't.
Anyway, I'll get to the real reason on why im sharing this. I'm tired of people who just think they can do all bad kinds of things to people who clearly don't deserve it. For example, I've heard from multiple people that a young girl who was a furry committed suicide due to massive amounts of bullying on the internet. Now, it'll say this again, I know people on the internet aren't good people, but in real life, they can hurt me, and I won't know what to do. Even if it's something stupid like a "roasting battle" or an actual serious situation, like someone who'll do a hate crime on me. It's honestly scary. However, social media's not all that bad, it taught me things people my age didn't know. For example, how to pay taxes, or how to do 4C hair. But the part that I REALLY hate the most is when my parents comment on social media.
"yOur alWAys oN thAt pHonE" surely you've heard that before. And yes, maybe I do have an addiction, but why is it always after I want to do something productive than going on social media? For example, I've have plenty of idea's that might help me and possibly the world, but it all gets ruined by my parent's expectations for me. "yOu'LL gO to COllEge soON!" or "I exPEct YoU tO alREAdy kNOw stUpid StuFF tHAt'll CLeARLY nOt HeLP yOU iN rEAl LiFe!" Okay okay, maybe I'm overexaggerating a bit, but I'm honestly just tired. Tired of all of these stupid things that probably won't even affect me but I still worry about. Tired of all of the girls my age on the internet are so strong and can deal with anything, like fighting or being confident in themselves, but when I do so, I'm a wuss. Tired of all the toxicity my parents gave me. Tired of all people thinking that I apparently don't matter because of some things I cannot control, or don't want to change.
I don't know if what I'm going through is even valid. Heck, you could probably be reading this right now and be like: "What kinda bullshit did I just read?" but i REALLY just wanted to get all of that outta my system. And if your going to say something like: "Just delete social media". I've recently just started an account that makes me happy and will hopefully make other people happy, I really don't want to delete it right now. But I just want honest advice or some people telling me it's going to be okay. The sad part is that there's a lot more problems I have than this one, but I guess I'll provide those in another post. Anyway, I hope I didn't tire you from reading this and I at least hope that YOUR at least having a good day. :)
Welp, that's all for this post, goodbye.