Dr Aaron says things aren’t always what they seem...
Guess what? It’s the very nature of social media for people to show the good stuff and keep the not so good stuff to themselves. Think about selfies. How many selfies do you need to take before you post one? Those terrible photos just don’t go online, do they? Unless you’re having a laugh, you post the good ones.
It’s the same with lots of the things people put online. They like to show the fun stuff like the parties, the holidays, and the outings with friends. But when they’re feeling lonely, having a lousy time, or are bored silly, they may be less likely to share that. Because of this it often LOOKS like everyone is having a great time, but that’s not likely to be an accurate picture of what’s going on.
If you can, try not to compare yourself to others online.