Pretty Girls Don’t Get Less Than A Hundred Likes On Their Selfie

Aly McHenry

I thought I was depressed because of social media.

I posted a picture of myself on Instagram and five minutes later, I deleted it, because nobody liked it. I thought I looked pretty in it. I genuinely loved the picture, but in a span of five minutes, I decided I didn’t like it anymore, because nobody else did.

Two weeks later I posted it again with a stronger filter and increased the brightness, and I got 57 likes, and I felt good again, but then an overwhelming feeling of disappointment washed over me. I liked the first picture better, so why didn’t I keep it up?

It’s because I define my worth by how many likes I get on a picture or a post, and the realization of that fact actually causes my stomach to flop.

We’re the generation of social media. We all have four core social media accounts…

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Dinner at Higgins in Ocean City on Wed., June 21, 2017

Dinner at Higgins in Ocean City on Wed., June 21, 2017 For dinner on Wed., on our eating tour of Ocean City Md., we ate at Huggins #MSFA2017 For dinner on Wed., on our eating tour of Ocean City Md., we ate at Huggins Crab House http://www.higginscrabhouse.com at 31st St. 410-289-2581 We choose to eat … Continue reading Dinner at Higgins in Ocean City on Wed., June 21, 2017