Thursday, February 12, 2009

Online Affirmation

To be honest, I just thrive on it.

I log in to Facebook and I am always delighted to see somebody has posted on my wall, I am tickled when that little red notification box appears telling me that Mary has also commented on Michael's photo, that Kimberly made a comment on my posted item, that Felix LIKES my status. When people reply to my stupid emails or post comments in response to the things I say in various forums, my spirits are bolstered.

It is dumb. I know. I am such a dork. And so emotionally needy. LOVE ME LOVE ME LOVE MEEEEEEEEE...

And yes, you guessed it - when people make comments on my blog, that also makes me feel so so good.

Maybe it has to do with the feeling that when I post to the internet my thoughts and everything are going to this gaping wide world. Maybe it's like dolphins... if the signal doesn't bounce back, how do I know anything? I should just quit with the online garbage. I never used to think about any of this. I have become sucked in to the dark dark eternal cavity of online affirmation.

7 comments:

Beth said...

oh dammaint, I had a puppin' clever little line I was going to toss up on this here post. I forgot it.

bawb said...

hi! you are great!

Logan said...

Well, at least you're conscious of it.

But really, who doesn't love it?

Thirdmango said...

It's true, I love it too, I think I want to write on your wall more often now.

Samantha said...

Wouldn't it be great if we could get that offline--as well as online?

By the way, I DO love you! :)

The Dancing Newt said...

Guys, thank you for enabling me.

Mere said...

I LOVE YOU!