Aug. 14, 2013 at 10:19am
Behind The Vaguebooking

You know those annoying people who always post those cryptic statues on social media about their life and feelings? You know, the ones where you think "they're just looking for attention." We all have friends like that, don't we?

But could there be a deeper underlying reason to why they're acting so "weird" and looking to get attention from everyone? Certainly, you have to remember they could mean a number of different things--right?

Elizabeth Hawksworth, writer and blogger for the Huffington Post suggests we shouldn't assume that people are always vaguebooking for the wrong reasons. She cautions us not to pass judgement so quickly. Those with mental health issues face a stigma that prevents them from not only seeking help, but also talking to others about their condition. This has pushed them to expressing their feelings online. Therefore, those with mental illnesses are seeking attention but not the way in which many think they are. They're seeking attention because no one talks to them about their illness. 

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Great post! Thanks a lot for sharing with us.

Left by Kevin Right | Nov. 22, 2013 at 4:23am

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