Self-Acceptance in the Social Media Age *NEW POST*

Dr. Eric Perry

By Dr. Perry, PhD

“Wanting to be someone else is a waste of the person you are.” ~Marilyn Monroe

We are living in a world where we are able to form a virtual reality presence on a number of different platforms. Currently, we have YouTube, Instagram, Snapchat, Facebook and numerous other social media and dating apps available to us. Many of us use these apps recreationally for a healthy amount of time. Current research shows that 88% of 18 to 29-year-olds indicate that they use some form of social media, specifically, 78% among ages 30 to 49, 64% among those ages 50 to 64 and 37% among Americans 65 and older. It is estimated there will be 2.67 billion social network users by 2018. For those able to maintain a healthy and responsible relationship with their online presence this is a wonderful way to stay connected to others. It opens a…

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4 thoughts on “Self-Acceptance in the Social Media Age *NEW POST*

  1. Dear Ron, how it goes with the postcard? Hester has got her own. I have sent the cards registered. May be you should ask in a local post office?
    Best wishes,
    Maria 🙂


    1. Hi Maria, …Good News! Your Christmas Card has been cleared by SA Customs and I was able take possession this morning. My heartfelt thanks for the lovely card and of course the kind words. Also thank you for the gift. Of course electronic media has it’s place but can NEVER replace the personal touch and handwriting. I will treasure this. Regards, rOn

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      1. Oh, gosh! AT LAST!!! Uhuhuhu! I’m so happy to learn that, dear Ron! I fully agree with you! The true card is the true card! So Merry Christmas & Happy New Year again! I was really worried that it took such a long way, but I have always believed you would get it! 🙂


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