(Closed) Annoying Facebook status'

posted 5 years ago in Married Life
Post # 3
431 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: April 2015

@Daizy914:  LOL ew. One of THOSE people. I love my FH but damn, that kind of shit is too much.

Post # 4
421 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: February 2014

I could see posting for an actual annual anniversary, those can be very sweet and don’t bother me. It usually surprises and makes me happy for them once I see how much time has passed for friends of mine, where I actually attended their wedding. I don’t know that I personally will be on to do it either way, bc I’m pretty private on FB. However, actual monthly benchmarks? All the way up to year three? Ummm… no. That is annoying (and slightly obnoxious), and makes her look like she’s compensating for something.

For some reason, it also reminds me of the parents that say their kids are “28 months old”…. You just want to snap back “your kid is TWO and a HALF!”.

Post # 5
1784 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

Some people are so weird about their mini-anniversary marks.

My friend’s (thankfully now ex) boyfriend once called me because I forgot either their six month or year and a half anniversary (I can’t remember which) and he was mad that I didn’t congratulate them on their perfect true love.

Post # 6
7735 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

@Daizy914:  In her defence… people can use Facebook how they want. If you don’t like reading their updates, hide them.

Post # 8
2411 posts
Buzzing bee

I agree with PPs…. just hide them and don’t look. Ignore it. 

I am going through something similar with someone who is the sister of an old friend of mine. She posts constantly (with misspellings) about her amazing teen-age daughters and this fantastic, married-but-separated guy she just started dating after he separated from his wife about four months ago (eyeroll).

 Every time she posts a pic of her and him together, she makes some comment about maybe next year they can do this or that, or maybe in the future they will travel to this place or that. They just started dating!!!!! 

 I want to tell her that she’s making herself look desperate and needy, and — assuming his wife doesn’t take him back and he actually ends up getting divorced — she’s going to scare him off if she keeps up with all of these photo sessions and dramatic comments, but I don’t know her well enough. 

 She also loves to take sexy selfies while driving the mini-van or in front of the bathroom mirror, always with the poofy lips and sucked-in cheeks, and updates her profile pic constantly. 

 Sigh. It annoys the hell out of me, yet it’s entertaining at the same time to watch her continually make a spectacle of herself. So, I haven’t hidden her yet but I’m moving in that direction. 


Post # 9
2958 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: August 2013 - Wynn Las Vegas

Ha I think Darling Husband would block me himself if I posted ish like that. I have people on my feed who put sappy stuff like that, I always think all is not well in “paradise” when they have to constantly talk about it.

Post # 10
9810 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper

I swear, FB is like hearing the soundtrack of someone’s unfiltered brain.  Somehow in real life these same people behave better, but  get  them on social media and all of a sudden we are “treated” to every thought in their head. It can be revealing and  annoying at the same time.  Hide, hide, hide!

Post # 11
690 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: March 2013

I’m sorry but I don’t get the frustration toward this, she seems happy and as her friend you should be happy for her.

I’d MUCH rather see a constant ” he makes me so happy” post than a constant “I’m so miserable” post.

Post # 12
1162 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2014

@Daizy914:  My sister (astranged from the family right now, don’t talk to her but keep her posts because Im the only one with access to her FB and its the only way any of us know how our nieces/nephews/grandkids are doing) well she posts about 2-6 times a day about her doings.

No, she has not got an exciting job, well she doesn’t work. She’s a stay at home mum (lone parent) and her days are filled with washing, hanging, cooking, vaccuming, doctors appointments, going to the park, and more housework. That’s what she posts, 2 times a day minimum. Not just that she has many chores, but “5 loads of washing, 3 lots of cookies, a roast with such and such for dinner, got the kids rooms and hallway vaccuumed, better do the rest tomorrow, head off to the park for lunch and came home an hour later, watched some TV before kids went to bed and I did even more washing before having time to myself finally. Better go to bed to get up at X time in the morning!” Thrilling. I get live updates on how the washing is going, too.

And the last post of 90% of her days? “Kids are asleep, time to relax, have a smoke and drink some alcohol.”

Well it looks more like “Kds aslep time for can nd smke 2 chil b4 bed lmfao.”

Post # 13
475 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2014

That’s exactly why I don’t have a Facebook.

Post # 14
109 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: November 2013

I think the washing and live updates are good.

I hate to point this out, but when they die its nice to relive there life.

Its happened to me, what I thought wss annoying at the time ,now I wish there were more messages.

Post # 15
12248 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: May 2013

@FutureMrsHallam:  THOSE people! I have a friend (who types JUST like that) about “how hard it iz bein a good mom 2 my little boi”

Except that SHE’S NOT RAISING THE KID. HER MOM IS! She was posting about how hard it was from 2,000 miles away, because her JAILED drug-dealing Boyfriend or Best Friend (also not the baby’s bio Dad) is apparently a higher priority to her.

Post # 16
16213 posts
Honey Beekeeper

Yeah, I think at a certain point you stop counting in months (publicly, at least) and just focus on the years. 😉

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