When we were young, we couldn’t compare our lives to every person at every waking moment. We didn’t know when we missed a party. We found out where friends went on summer vacation on the first day of school, and we weren’t judged or bullied or commented on 24 hours a day.
These days, everyone’s life looks sexier, cooler, and faster than it really is. The number of followers a kid has can actually determine social status. This photoshopped version of life is making kids sick. When in fact, everyone struggles. Everyone hurts. Everyone feels like a loser from time to time. You won’t see THAT on social media.
The teen suicide rate among girls hit a record high in 2017, doubling from 2007 to 2016. Please share this article with other parents.