I Deactivated My Socials

Melissa J. Hogan
3 min readJan 8, 2022

On New Year’s Eve, I deactivated my socials. I even deleted the apps off my phone.

It is tempting to think (and for me to say) that it was some new year’s resolution social media fast.

It wasn’t.

My last tweet thread resulted in a serious vulnerability hangover, as Brené Brown calls it.

Melissa J. Hogan

Lawyer. Author, “Afraid of the Doctor: Every Parent’s Guide to Preventing and Managing Medical Trauma.” Find me at melissajhogan.com