(Closed) Would you care if your SO/family/friend was reading your posts?

posted 6 years ago in Weddingbee
  • poll: Would you be upset/worried if anyone read your Weddingbee posts?
    Yes, I wouldn't want anyone to read them! : (56 votes)
    21 %
    I don't want my SO/FI/DH reading my posts : (21 votes)
    8 %
    I don't want my family reading my posts : (31 votes)
    12 %
    I don't want my (future or current) in-laws reading my posts : (36 votes)
    13 %
    I don't want my friends reading my posts : (28 votes)
    10 %
    I wouldn't mind anyone reading my posts : (23 votes)
    9 %
    I hope they ARE reading! : (3 votes)
    1 %
    I voted this way because of content I've written : (32 votes)
    12 %
    I voted this way because of the principle of privacy : (38 votes)
    14 %
  • Post # 3
    8435 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper

    I would be A OK with anyone I know reading what I wrote. I tend to write how I would say it in person so that doesn’t bother me and I would also have a conversation with a person that I was having an issue/arguement with rather than posting about them on the internet but that is just me!

    Post # 4
    207 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: August 2014

    No thank you. This is my private little escape and I would find it weird if that’s how he is spending his time! I don’t say anything bad, but I’d like to keep weddingbee to myself.

    Post # 5
    4693 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: October 2013

    SO reads my posts from time to time. It doesn’t bother me, but I wouldn’t want anyone else reading them because SO and I aren’t engaged yet and they would think I’m a total wackadoo for being on here!

    Post # 6
    4606 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: March 2014

    I wouldn’t want anyone reading my posts because I feel like this is my private space. I’m pretty anonymous on here. It’s not that I’ve written horrible things, it’s just that I value my privacy and I don’t want everyone in my business. I come on here and post because I can get unbiased opinions, unlike the opinions I would get if I were asking friends/family/FH. I also get to vent about things that I wouldn’t really bring up with anyone in real life.

    Post # 7
    2196 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: August 2017

    I would not want anyone at all to see what I post. This is my little get away from all those people.

    Post # 8
    3625 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: June 2012

    I wouldn’t want anyone I know reading my posts. If I wanted them to know, I would’ve used my real name and picture! Throughout the planning process, I ranted a lot and I wouldn’t want these people to see how frustrated I got.

    Post # 9
    1902 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: July 2012

    I was thinking about this today, actually!! I wouldn’t mind my fiance reading my posts – generally I post something to vent about it or get feedback, then discuss it with him after I’ve calmed down a bit, though I would prefer it if he didn’t.

    I wouldn’t want my future-in-laws reading this at all, because a lot of my posts are about frustrations I have organising the wedding with them involved (though I’m pretty close to them generally).

    Luckily my future-in-laws have no idea how to use a computer, and my fiance knows that I do go to forums where I talk about stuff that he either doesn’t need to know, or that I’ll share with him down the track. I’ve been a member of a sexual violence forum in the past and, while he was initially concerned about me posting stuff, he had a read of some of it and realised it’s just a place for me to vent, not a place for me to keep secrets from him.

    Post # 10
    5662 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: August 2012

    Not that I have anything to hide but i like that this is my private place to talk about things I feel and share my opinions with other bees. I don’t wanna share! That being said of he snooped it wouldn’t beeee the end of the world 

    Post # 11
    470 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: October 2012

    i doubt anyone i know even knows i have this Board and if they do know and they read it i dont think they would care what i post about i dont really vent much about anything just need a lot of advice on head pieces and hair styles lately LOL

    Post # 13
    835 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: May 2012

    My Darling Husband does read some of them! Lol! Other than that, I would like to keep it private because I see the WB as my personal get away from the real world. lol. But if other’s did read, oh well!

    Post # 14
    10453 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: February 2014

    I’m not hiding any dark secrets or anything but I would feel weird if real life people found my posts… As other PPs have said, it’s like our own little escape. 

    Post # 15
    2086 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: June 2012 - Pippin Hill Farm & Vineyards

    I know one of my relatives does. *waves*

    Post # 16
    3886 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: September 2011

    There’s no privacy online! If you don’t want other people reading stuff, then it shouldn’t get posted.

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