Why I Quit Social Media When My Relationship Got Serious

I never had a problem with social media. I used them all — Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc. And though I wasn’t a religious user, I did enjoy posting pictures here and there or occasionally stalking my best friend’s latest crush. I didn’t see anything wrong with it… until I got in a serious relationship. Once I did, I decided to quit altogether — here’s why:

1. I DIDN’T WANT MY PAST TO HAUNT ME.

Have you ever gone through your old Facebook posts or tweets or checked out what you used as your profile picture in 2008? For me, all you’d find are drunken tweets I thought were hilarious at the time and an awkward selfie of me and my zit-faced, high school boyfriend — not really something I want my mature, serious boyfriend to see.

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