Sunday, September 18, 2011

Stopping Myself

I'm not going to look through my 1086 Facebook contacts to look at how many of them are within 5 years of my age and then figure out what percentage of those have kids or are pregnant.  I'm not.  I know it would just make me feel even more like shit, so I'm not.  But I can't lie, it seriously crossed my mind.  Not actually as an act of self-flagellation, but to find out how much my perception coincides with reality.

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  1. I just love this post...because it is soooo something that would go through my crazy mind!!! So glad I found your blog, I think we have a lot in common. ICLW #7

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  2. OMG. Do they have an app for that?

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  3. Ooh, I like that idea! I ended up doing it after all last night because I was already making a "list" of everyone so that I could have something that looked like the old feed. I'll write about that later today, though.

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  4. Interesting you can do that!

    Here from Friday Blog Roundup and ICLW #55

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  5. The part of me that adores statistics is warring with the part of me that hates kicking myself when I'm down.

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  6. Gee, I was afraid of that, but it ended up not being a kick, surprisingly enough.

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  7. Don't do it. I only have around 400 Facebook "friends," but while in the throes of unsuccessful TTC, I once counted all the friends with children and with children born since we'd started trying.

    It was very depressing. :-(

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  8. this would be like looking through to see how many were in a relationship or had gotten married. everyone's situation is different and no good can come of making comparisons. besides in this comparison, i think about all of the people who stay in relationships because they don't know how to be alone. i'd rather be single than miserable. i <3 me.

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  9. this would be like looking through to see how many were in a relationship or had gotten married. everyone's situation is different and no good can come of making comparisons. besides in this comparison, i think about all of the people who stay in relationships because they don't know how to be alone. i'd rather be single than miserable. i <3 me.

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    1. That's a good comparison, eM

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