We’re always hardest on people who give into our own worst impulses, and I see my own shadow in those parents. I’m an over-sharer too.
I'm getting really annoyed, but I don't know if I'm overreacting, just being a jealous child.
If you constantly find that you’re rubbing people the wrong way, take a look at this list and consider if you’re doing any of the following seven things.
My Facebook feed was flooded with pictures of sh*t this morning. Literally. Am I the only one who doesn’t want to see poop or pus on my social media?
Social media notoriously gives its users the opportunity to present their lives as perfect and conflict-free. Image: Thinkstock.
I scrolled through my Instagram feed to catch a photo of a friend’s first tattoo. It was an abstract design that paid homage to her wedding venue, a distinctive historic site in her home state. The tattoo seemed sweet at first, but then I read the photo caption. My friend had gotten inked to honor the child she lost in miscarriage.
A day or two following what my friends now call “The Bacon Incident,” I broke it off. Image: Thinkstock.
“She just grabbed the bacon off my plate! She didn’t ask, she didn’t even say anything, she just assumed it was OK and took it!”
“It’s just bacon —”
“It’s NOT about the Bacon, Donald. It’s about the principle.”
Time to diagnose if you have "relationship-contingent self-esteem."