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Brooke Romney: Dear husband, here's why I can't quit social media

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Brooke Romney: Dear husband, here's why I can't quit social media

By Brooke Romney, for The Deseret News | Posted - Mar. 9, 2017 at 12:27 p.m.



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I know you don't get it. Social media is not your thing. You have a group of 15 guys who mean something to you. You text them a couple times a year, get together every now and then, check out their family on a Christmas card and your life feels full. When you see me scrolling through posts and commenting on photos of people I only know virtually, or sharing news about our family you are sure no one cares about, it is all you can do to refrain from an eye roll. I get it. From the outside it seems silly to me, too.

But, as a mom, at home with kids most of the day, these virtual people are, in a way, my colleagues.

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