When you are triggered by your Facebook friends: Staying out of abusive interactions on social media

If you’ve never gotten triggered by someone’s post on social media, you may be one of the lucky few. It’s those times you can’t help but give your opinion to someone you know is wrong or completely ignorant.

What can happen nowadays, especially in a heated political climate, is friends are lost, hearts are broken, and stress and upset reign supreme.

In this episode, I compare the Facebook conversation to an abusive relationship and highlight how you are actually inserting yourself into an abusive interaction when you choose to react from a triggered space to someone you disagree with.

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