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post #3 of (permalink) Old 05-22-2019, 09:53 PM
Silent Memory
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If you’re addicted to it and it’s making you feel bad about yourself and giving you anxiety, the best thing you can do is delete it, even though it will be hard for you.

The people who haven’t followed you back might not realise it’s your account. Are you in the profile picture? Some people like to keep their Instagram accounts private, and if they don’t know who you are, they might not accept, or they might accept to be nice and then unfollow when they think you won’t notice.

The people you want to keep in contact with who you’ve met on there might not feel comfortable adding you on Facebook because it can be more personal than Instagram with real names, where they live, people they know and people in their family. If they don’t add you, it doesn’t mean they don’t like you, and isn’t something you should take personally. They might not see you as a friend if you don’t talk to them regularly (you said you don’t).

You could find things in common with the people you don’t want to lose, ask them if they have a texting app like Kik or WhatsApp, and then ask if it’s okay to add them there. This way you won’t need to add them on Facebook and they’ll be more comfortable adding you.

You have Facebook, so you won’t need to worry about missing the announcements the celebrities you follow might make. They’ll post them on there as well, and might even post something on YouTube.

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