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Stories

Stories

articles, thoughts, and personal essays

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FEATURE

Alone in a Crowd

The pressure young adults (and many beyond young adulthood) face to achieve whatever social marker dangles in front of them is persistent. Scrolling through a stream of happy baby, adorable home, and fun new partner pictures can take its toll if you’re not balancing it out by logging off. Reactions to posts only encourage an ouroboros of “success and fun equals likes and connection equals success and fun.”


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