Remember when social media was a way to escape the all-seeing eye of your parents? Sorry, that’s ancient history. The requests have started rolling in: Facebook, Instagram, even—what is going on here??—Snapchat. It’s gotten so bad that you’re contemplating going off the grid entirely. Siobhan Rosen says slow down, take a deep breath, and follow these tips for staying sane when your parents are all up in your feed.
Tweet about a boyfriend or girlfriend without naming names. Passive-aggressive tweets, like “I’m so over you” or “Good luck stupid” will let your followers know you are unafraid of confrontation with a person who will never read your tweets. It’s a real power move.