When you think of “groping“, you think sexual predator. You think Trump. And who can blame you, if the first image that comes up on Google associated with this act is one of the current president of the United States.
(At least it was three weeks ago, when I finished the first draft of this article. In the meantime we all witnessed the Harvey Weinstein scandal unfold and male celebrities apologizing for sexual assault.)
Do you like connecting with people?
Finding out what your friends from school are up to these days? Sharing funny images and random thoughts that lead to chit chat?
Me too. At least, this is what I used to like back in 2008, when Facebook became mainstream and replaced small social media platforms around the globe to become the world’s leading social network.
Two years ago, our relationship, which had started off so beautifully and promisingly was put to the test. Only six months into its existence, this would be its make or break. I cancelled Paulo’s reservation for our first holiday together. My daughter would spend her annual summer holidays in Ireland with her father and her grandparents.
So, it was just me. It hadn’t been just me in a long time.
At Porto airport, I was collected by a handsome Italian, who worked for the remote surf camp I had...
You know this kind of person:
The girl you used to be friends with turned acquaintance, who still hangs out with your friends. Accidental encounters are usually accompanied by the nagging feeling of not having had closure and the self-worth crushing question of what you’ve done wrong.
The established author you have turned to for career advice, happily answering your questions until the day you sen...
Introvert Issues: I Wish I Could Quit Social Media, But Due To My Work’s Nature I Have To Be “Always-On”
Many introverts and HSPs will know the feeling: While you are watching your smartphone charge and scroll through your social feeds, you feel your own energy level sink. Despite spending a lot of time on your couch, you do not feel rested, but drained, perhaps even restless. The reason: Your socials are demanding all your attention.
Do not get me wrong. I know abo...