Excerpt from Bree’s article on FamilyCircle.com
Near-constant peer pressure parents didn’t experience as teens
Every time they hit refresh on their social media, which according to the Washington Post is on average of 9 hours per day (meaning they are scrolling or refreshing hundreds of times per day) they are comparing and valuing themselves based on others. Each time a teen opens an app they are met with emotions across the board, a burst of highs and lows all within a few seconds. Anxieties about if people liked a photo, or if their friends are out doing something without them, or if there’s a negative comment on their pic.
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