A Chapter by Kathryn Smith

Here's the thing.

I have a love/hate relationship with Facebook.

People post what they want you to see.

What they want you to think..

and that's not all of it.

The funny thing is, we as humans can be very selfish.

And if nice girls are annoyed, the proper thing to do is comment something kind.

But in reality, most of the time for me...this is how it goes down.

Situation 1: Someone posts the 80 millionth picture of their kid..and it's not even flattering. They're smashing carrots in their hair.

Comments: Oh your baby is so cute! How funny!

Truth:* I swear to god, if you post another picture of your stupid kid, I'm going to rip my eyes out....or maybe my ovaries!

Situation 2: Someone posts a 12 paragraph status about how amazing their boyfriend/girlfriend is.

Truth: Newsflash. Maybe you should tell it to their FACE instead of Book's face.

Situation 3:

Post: A detailed status about how your dog vomited all over your rug and how your life is ruined.

Comments: Oh no! I'm so sorry that happened to you!

Truth: That's gross. Put your adult pants on. Your life is not ruined.

I could go on and on about the ridiculous things I see online...and I have been so tempted to write some nasty things, but I never have..because yes. I am a nice girl.

But in all seriousness.

No one cares! 


© 2017 Kathryn Smith

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This is hilarious & so relatable! I am similarly put off by Facebook, yet I'm obligated to participate, otherwise (as a disabled old person living alone in the boondocks) people "worry about me" (they never visit, but they threaten to "check up on me" if they don't see me on FB often enuf!) Your chosen examples are so perfect & well expressed in the most delicious sassy terms. I really wanted this to go on & on. I especially avoid FB on holidays becuz I am so sick of all the photos. EDIT YOURSELVES, PEOPLE!!!! This is great fun! (((HUGS))) fondly, Margie

Posted 10 Months Ago

You hit the nail on this one, Kat! I absolutely agree and couldn't help laughing at your examples and the would be comments we are itching to do haha
Seriously, no one cares lol
A good observation. Enjoyed reading this :))

Posted 1 Year Ago

It is very attentive of you to notice the posts on there. I don't have those kind of facebook friends actually, but it sounds very interesting!

Posted 1 Year Ago

Kathryn Smith

1 Year Ago

Thank you for stopping by Laura! :) Your FB sounds lovely. ;) Social Media in general Ive found can .. read more
You really ARE a nice girl, Kathryn! ; )
Talented, brilliantly alive, thoughtful, giving, understanding, warm, so lovely, and sensually appealing, too, and so much more!
I can't even imagine you taking part in such nonsense on Facebook, or any other place, for that matter … you're simply too refined for that.
Still, I know this is merely a write of fiction for you, even though the scenario is, probably, spot-on true, from all I've heard of Facebook.
Your writing skills are such that I'm easily made to believe it! : )

Next chapter, please … I'm loving this! ⁓ Richard

Posted 1 Year Ago

Kathryn Smith

1 Year Ago

You flatter me Richard. ;) I'm working on the next chapt as you read this comment. :)

1 Year Ago

Your writings always leave your fans primed and ready for more … thank you, Kathryn! : )
face book is a crop,a place to wag your tongues about someone else ,national enquier of a sorts

Posted 1 Year Ago

Kathryn Smith

1 Year Ago

haha thanks wordman!! :)
Omg xD This was hilarious and very true!!! Tbh, I've had situations like that, when I haven't commented for the sake of being nice, cause If I would, I would say something mean :P
Very thought provoking and humorous :)
Keep it up!!

Posted 1 Year Ago

Kathryn Smith

1 Year Ago

Thank you for the review and stopping by Mr. Writer! x

1 Year Ago

No problem :)

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