You need to ask yourself whether you want all these people creeping on your life (and whether you want to keep creeping on theirs).
You know how it is, you’ve got people on your friend list that you’ve not spoken to since primary school, but you know the name of their kids and how many times they’ve been married.
In 2014, 2,000 people were asked what were the main reasons they’d delete someone on the site. Why let yourself get frustrated and irritated by someone else’s social media feed? Prior to his writing career, he was a Financial Consultant.
As a rule, focus on old school chums, old work colleagues, people you met on vacation, and random mutual acquaintances from years gone by.
They were too emotionally entrenched in the experience and could not see how they were creating some of the dynamics. You will probably see a difference in how people interact with you.2.
I myself was a victim of this until I recognized my part in this process and then I began dating and eventually married a man who treats me the way I deserve. Let go of the self defeating thoughts holding you back.
In fact, having a four-digit number of friends really isn’t sensible.
It’s called “Dunbar’s Number” after the Oxford University anthropologist who discovered the phenomenon.