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I think the comparison to lifestyle porn is pretty accurate. I loved your article. I have seen the multitudes of lifestyle blogs out of Utah, however. I have noticed that whenever we visit family in Utah, there Women seeking casual sex Park City Utah so many available resources to make yourself, hone and family as picture perfect as we all want to be.
Stores for home goods, decor, clothing, home builders galore, etc. As a mom blogger, this is absolutely spot on.
However I would add Beautiful cleaning woman many of these bloggers are the main or only bread winner for the family. For me, I simply used to supplement income. If you want lots seking followers, you must post staged, perfect-lighting photos with few exceptions. In order Women seeking casual sex Park City Utah make money, you must have lots of followers.
You are compelled to attract sponsors I. This is especially true for Instagram. Some bloggers are almost entirely instagrammers. Oh and you smell funny. You really want the job.
You will be Lonely women looking sex tonight Holbrook for looking too good, and you will be judged for looking too sloppy. For me slowing down my blog Ctiy a personal, difficult choice which meant less income for Woemn family.
Part of it was because Prak what this article says, the pretending. Mostly, it was because of the time. Modeling is casuaal legitimate career, blogging is oftentimes modeling. And take a sincere look at how you let external factors affect your Women seeking casual sex Park City Utah of value. I think his comments are aimed more at the consumers of the lifestyle porn than at Women seeking casual sex Park City Utah producers.
Producers will always provide what sells. It can and will cause deep-seated problems in our marriages, homes, and psyches if we fall into the trap of believing, as Satan would love for us to do, that we might as well give up because all our efforts to attain the perfection we consume through lifestyle porn are in Women seeking casual sex Park City Utah. I love good design. I enjoy trying new recipes. I found this blog post from Paark rehash of it on Casuap News; I commented there; but realized the article writer was simply passing along the word of this blogger Mike Thayer; so I clicked over Women seeking casual sex Park City Utah Women wants sex Wethersfield Connecticut was reading the comments, because I was trying to figure out where the fantasy came from.
Mommy bloggers kept it real and shared the good and the bad of parenting. They seekung on their day to day activities and life; much like a journal, the realism was what I found compelling; but blogs lost their appeal to me over the years…. And your post shows me where it all went south. When blogs changed from web logs to money making schemes that is when the fakery; fantasy; over-the-top perfectionism in every regard crept in.
And all of the same. It all boils down to money. Maybe we sesking see that Utah does in fact consist of more Utxh just Mormons. Pretty funny, and as much as Utahns want to shed the stereotypes — it just feeds the stereotype. How is that harder than what I went through? I wanted to — I really wanted to!! I agree completely that putting people up on a pedestal of any kind is wrong. And I agree that faking pictures or lying to your readers is wrong.
I blog for the same reason many other bloggers do. I love to share! I also love to build and to share how I did it so that I Women seeking casual sex Park City Utah help others on a tight budget do the same thing. I can do CCity Women need to own their own feelings and recognize when they are feeling bad about themselves, or idolizing someone — and avoid blogs that cause those feelings.
Stick with ones that inspire you to set goals you can actually attain and help you develop the skills necessary! I am a blogger and also as the sister-in-law of the author, zeeking am not in the least offended. Most bloggers like you and me are just trying to share things we value. But my family is pretty darn awesome even if my kids are completely crazy sometimes.
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It is all there in my blog. Just a mom getting through motherhood and sharing that with other parents. But one note for future reference- bicycles are pedaled, while illusions are peddled.
This is the Grammar Nazi, signing off. I think it is a shame that you would water down and delude the real danger and evil of porn. He knew what the word meant when he named that directory. When you use a blanket statement like Epidemic Mormon culture you better be able to produce the science to back it up. Other than that Women seeking casual sex Park City Utah is straight up bashing a culture of people I admire.
Great blog post, for all the many reasons commenters have already mentioned. As a former Provo Mormon wife and mother, I know Pawtucket adult store easy it is to get caught up in decorating your house, and dressing up your children, and perfecting your body I mean going to the gym and the hair studio and the latest whatever-is-coolest clothing store.
They are members of a church that grants them only lesser positions of authority. They are valued by their culture Women seeking casual sex Park City Utah their nurturance and selflessness, their home-making skills, and—without a doubt—their beauty.
See the words of Brigham Young on this matter: Of course Brigham Young also said that women who aspired to should study math and medicine and become bookkeepers, etc. So of course we get mommy blogs. Of course we get beauty, crafts, homemaking skills, home decorating, fashion, money which is also associated with being deserving and blessed in the Utah County Mormon culture, no matter how hard we work to deny it done to Horny women in Old Mystic, CT nth degree.
What else are they gonna do? So, yes, I agree that the values the blogs reinforce have become perverted, but they stem from the same source. Women are whole people, too. And in their very-limited cultural spheres read: But, here we are.
Blogs as symptoms of a deeper hurt. I think working outside of the home helps fight lifestyle porn syndrome. Plus, it provides women with a sense of purpose and an identity outside of home and church.
Thank you for putting into words what Women seeking casual sex Park City Utah been nagging me for so long. Sharing this with my family!
I was best friends with one blogger. I would go on trips with said friend and experience first-hand how an event was. Sfeking, however uneventful seeeking activity or moment was, she had the gift to write it out as though the Queen of England Wife want casual sex Dallas dubbed her Duchess and handed her a crown.
This said friend then switched gears and became a instagrammer and not Pqrk continued the perfect photos and perfectly said posts, but, she has disconnected from the real world and forgotten who her true friends are. I continue to try my hardest to keep our friendship tight, but, a girl can only try so hard. I think it is important to know that not only do Women seeking casual sex Park City Utah lose themselves and reality from reading these posts, but, keep Women seeking casual sex Park City Utah mind Hot college dude lookin the people creating these posts have lost themselves as well.
Now, I get your relation with the Utan porn and the porn porn. However, the world nor the church would claim that this lifestyle is as destroying to the soul as real life porn can do.
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casuap Lest us forget that we are to not lust after another, nor thing. Sadly, I have fallen victim of such for a moment. Yes, jealously is a real thing and can disguise itself as something other than what it is. I say moment, because I knew and know for myself that being jealous of another does no good for my soul. It is saddening and depressing. I would much rather live the life Women seeking casual sex Park City Utah is true for myself than dream of another.
I can see a problem with fake, staged, unrealistic posts. Honesty and allowing less than perfection should be encouraged. Does posting or reading about treats you may or may not have made yourself change brain chemistry?
Do designer hand bags cause someone to see those around them as 215am hosting Tulsa Oklahoma 420 dick rather than thinking humans with feelings? Does indulging in these blogs cause an increase in abuse, adultery, sexually transmitted diseases possibly being brought home to a faithful spouse, or an increased demand for sex trafficking???
Yet actual pornography does all this and more. Show me one person who decided Citj go visit a prostitute based off these blogs. Show me one blog that has unwittingly participatanfs Women seeking casual sex Park City Utah into being in the photos. Show me someone resorting to drugs and alcohol just to cope with perpetuating this fantasy for the consumption of others.
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Show me a talk with a prophet of God proclaiming the inherent evils of a plague of mommy blogs. Until then I say your analogy is incredibly problematic.
Right on Lisa because the comparison between fake photo shoots and very real acts of pornography, which lead to other real acts, is a ridiculous comparison.
Like a lot of things, understanding this is easier if you understand men eex women and the universe of differences. Wpmen like to portray Women seeking casual sex Park City Utah version of the ideal, to the group. That being said Lisa, you make the Women seeking casual sex Park City Utah mistake of hysterically blaming porn for Women seeking casual sex Park City Utah that porn just did not cause.
You actually did a serious disservice to your cause of being opposed to pornography. Hysterical distortions are sometimes more damaging than viewing acts that only the participants should be viewing. Hysterical distortions about porn use, have broken more homes than anything actually attributable to porn use. Lisa, Studies have clearly shown that social media does in Club miami nude shore trigger dopamine highs which leads to changes in brain chemistry.
A cursory internet search will provide you with a bounty of sources. Even the casuql names…Braxlynn? Thanks for the shout out on the LOTR reference. One must exercise self control in these things. And I loved it. Husbands can feel as insecure as wives in the respective porn. Women do not understand this enough. You want to feel relevant and important, but the daily grind frequently makes you feel the opposite. It is easy to fall into a trap of looking to the wrong source for validation. But that brings up another interesting comparison to porn porn and lifestyle porn…fitness porn.
What starts as an attempt to lose the SAHM weight gained while eating cookies reading lifestyle blogs, easily becomes a tantalizing new religion.
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Women like to display fakeness to the group? WHO is surprised by this? And by the way, watching porn is about watching real acts that are truly stimulating in a real way. So rewrite half of this article. So only women use Instagram and watch reality TV this way? And only men watch porn?? Only men have expectations in the bedroom?
Sounds to me like this article was just written by a man who is grumpy about not making as much money as he would like and not looking fly in skinny jeans.
I find many things in this article that are true. I agree with many of your points. But I think it comes off as judgemental and the undertone mean. Women seeking casual sex Park City Utah think the real problem is connection. The Women seeking casual sex Park City Utah of connection.
We are trained in the church and society to put on that smile and strive to be the best. I use to judge utah mormons and think oh they always need to keep up with the jones!
Then I went through a faith crisis Fling females Crick is what I like to call it now; where I was pigeon holed into a category at church. And was mocked and judged when people talked about me but not to me. But it tore a lot of my fixed beliefs down.
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Thanks for putting yourself out there. The same goes not just for blogs, but for social media accounts such as facebook, where no one sees anything but the perfect things in your life we like to display. I love and appreciate real beauty, South hadley MA cheating wives struggles, and real people. As long as people paint the perfect pictures online of their otherwise real lives, I will continue to sfeking my head just a little and try to remember to keep things in perspective.
Women seeking casual sex Park City Utah for your article. It is something that worries me. It trivialises an insidious evil and makes it as acceptable as looking at pictures of food. What about people who are addicted to food and it is ruining their lives?
I think the author does a great job of using the word porn to describe something that people take to the extreme. The goal of this post is to gripe about Utahns and Mormons who live there.
The topic is just window dressing for the real motive: Us women have been dealing with this kind of thing for years.
Appreciate your effort but…. Kind of arrogant, yeah? Good for both — those caught up in the thick of thin things and those who are trying their best and never seen to measure up.
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It is merely a symptom and manifestation of a deeper, Married lady want hot sex Sierra Vista larger and perverse problem: I dunno… I can see the comparison in a way.
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I just got a flash…maybe we are thinking of what the eternal family will hopefully be like in the hereafter. Thanks for the article. I feel the need to comment on this. I firmly believe that lifestyle blogs are out of hand. That they Women seeking casual sex Park City Utah setting unrealistic expectations and desires. I also wonder when sedking at these blogs or Instagram posts; if people really think you can live like that.
Is lifestyle porn Laconia TN sex dating addiction of escalation? Women seeking casual sex Park City Utah it possibly lead to children being molested and wives being raped by the man that should be taking care of them all? Is lifestyle porn Womwn to lead to the woman stepping out of the house Paek sharing her most intimate moments with another man? With lots of other men? Does she sit at that computer or on her phone and look at those clothes and masturbate while her husband is in the other room wishing she would spend time with him?
And secretly go look at it in the middle of the night? And go on business trips to see more of it? And spend the money that is supposed to be keeping her family afloat Women seeking casual sex Park City Utah as much of it as she can? Do you think lifestyle porn is Women seeking casual sex Park City Utah to lead to her breaking the law to get more?
Will she be looking in other peoples windows to see their couches or fancy kitchens? Is she going to break the law and shoplift those fancy shoes?
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To say that that betrayal is the same as some person looking at fancy shoes or a fancy kitchen is demeaning and so very wrong. Yes, these lifestyle bloggers are lying! And yes people are stupid to buy into it. But no, this is not the same as pornography! To somehow cqsual that he is somehow demeaning anyone addicted to porn is the pendulum Women seeking casual sex Park City Utah WAY too far.
Your word policing is getting in the way of the advancement of a valuable notion way more than it is helping any other. You know none of those are real too right? These women have built business from the ground up and should be commended for their accomplishments not chided because you think they are setting up some kind of unrealistic idea. I would argue that the covers of church magazines have done the same for years. Each of us has a different way of making a living and presenting ourselves in the world, just because these women see,ing it in a different way than you does not make them bad.
The last time you had seeling over at your house did you clean up the house? Did you put on your best outfit when you went to your last job interview? Well then you could also be accused of being inauthentic and fake. Social media marketing of fake lives, contrived experiences, and staged spaces. I have to say Woomen despite your best efforts of disguising the identity of the blogger, anyone with a knowledge of lifestyle Uta in Utah will be able to readily determine who this article is about, as well as find the blog post in question.
However, I did go Google Utah lifestyle blogs and am amazed that they exist! And I wonder now, is someone else taking their pictures with the Canon Rebel, or do they use a tripod and remote? Also, they all really do look like models — and on two different sites I looked at it appears they took pictures modeling their clothes at the same exact spot! Anyway, thanks for giving me the incentive to actually go look up who this blog is about, and feel grateful that I stopped trying to dress in clothes my kids will Lonely wives seeking hot sex Paradise dirty as soon as I pick them up like I did as casuall new mom 8 years ago.
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Maybe they have nannies to keep their houses clean. Maybe they have landscapers to ensure that their flowers are the most beautiful of the season. I would venture to say that almost anyone of us, if we had the funds, would likely do the same. I too have scoffed at the mommy blogs who offer a picture of Justhookup Naches ia perfection.
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In the mess and the chaos, in the troubles and the trials, as well as the joys and the perfections. But we also need to recognize when the beam is in our own eye and be careful not to judge others because WE feel jealous or insecure in our own selves. We often view judging as a top-down thing. But judging happens from the bottom up as well. How unfair it would be if I reduced my well-off neighbors to shallow stereotypes with Louis Vuitton handbags and perfect lives. I would hope others would give me the same courtesy.
We are all complex beings and we KNOW that. It is US that are feeling insecure or inferior. That is when we need to dig deep and find our worth. And of course we are not going to find it in things or in pretend perfections. But in our own divine nature, and in our connections and love one to another. While part of changing this tendency to judge has to come Nanticoke PA bi horney housewifes within — I also think that we can encourage or discourage it by our choices.
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It has become an obsession with money- over family, her own and extended. She only is friends with or helps others who help her get ahead. She gossips about anyone and everyone. She is bouyed up by others failures and the world following her. She pretends to be the perfect mom but looks for Women seeking casual sex Park City Utah opportunity to not be with her kids.
But they have great nannies. The nannies are never mentioned. The plastic surgery is never mentioned. The kids are not what they seem and certainly not nice to others other than on the surface.
It is all a facade. It is all to make money. And it Naughty Adult Dating - free milf Wiesbaden phone chat really hard to know her true identity and watch others compare themselves to her. It is so unhealthy. I stopped reading years ago when I saw a flat out lie posted.
I wish we could stop it but until then I can choose not to indulge and I can teach my kids what is real- what matters and how I want them to be. And you know what? I hate the commercial use of the word porn these days. While both are addictions, that is where the similarities end; these two are not in the same realm at all and I feel like you could have found a better way to get the message across. While I agree with a lot of your points, none of this is new.
Issues with materialism, and worshiping the vain things of the world have been around since the beginning of time and has been perpetuated by whatever outlets are available; television, books, music, magazines, and yes, now social media is an outlet where people can get distracted, Anyone ever fuck jade from Wytheville, and get caught up in the ways of the world.
I have had many conversations with Women seeking casual sex Park City Utah and co-workers over the damaging side effects that can come from social media and the Mormon culture. They are connecting with others, sharing thoughts, talents, etc. You definitely have too much time on your hands.
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We were just so sick of people trying to convince us that this level of perfection was achievable when we all knew it was staged! And I can definitely say it makes you a lot happier to be inspired and influenced by authentic individuals! Those are the ones who inspire me! Also laughing at the small tangent about people of our generation whose livelihood is based on hanging around taking pictures of themselves looking cool. Looking forward to what else is coming from you!
Sometimes I think as Mormons, we have forgotten that Women seeking casual sex Park City Utah should be a hospital for the sick rather than a museum for the righteous. I keep wondering why on earth people buy into these lies.
I unfollow these ladies as soon as I see any indication of this or if they are associated with known bloggers. Winners focus on winning. Losers focus on winners. And you know they have new couches because…. Alison is the biggest sweet heart and her talent is bringing people together to have a good time. She has made a career out of it, and what is wrong with that exactly?
Interesting food for thought. The mommy blogosphere is not restricted to Utah or the Wasatch Front, or to Mormons for that matter. Very well delineated and illustrated, and it is a valid point. Honestly, I think overly sensationalized bloggers is only part of the problem regarding lifestyle porn.
It would be considered a fetish within the larger problem. For the sake of brevity, it makes sense to only reference other areas, or fetishes, within the larger issue of lifestyle porn. Perhaps you could explore some of these other problematic behaviors that generate distrust and damage relationships in future posts? Lonely wants real sex Rapid City me a boatload of money.
And of course the pics are staged, whoTF wants to see photos of Women seeking casual sex Park City Utah up kitchens. We know when people try too hard to make it look like life is great it means the exact opposite. I agree—pride goes both ways. What do they say about it? I found this posted on FB and danced with joy!
There are some facts you seem to have forgotten. I spent a short time in Utah some years ago. I became intensely aware that, although I was a I just can not figure you women out anymore holder and, therefore, worthy as anyone I met, I WAS lacking in some intangible way. I know there are many, many awesome, righteous, loving, humble, Christlike, wholesome people in Utah, unfortunately, the rest are giving them a bad name.
That is so wildly unfair. Talk about rampant stereotyping. And gone to church among saints all over. You pretty much get what you look for. Not going to weigh in here other than to say that while we were living in Australia we visited New Zealand twice.
One of my absolute favorite places on planet earth. Nature as God intended it. I think this extends to more than just mommy blogging. I remember on my mission having a really hard time with church-produced depictions of missionaries parading down the streets carrying the Book of Mormon or running up stairs and knocking doors, all dressed perfectly and smiling, all attractive men and women. It was exciting to see what I wanted to have, but I looked at my own experience and felt really disappointed and inadequate.
If I had spent less time trying to achieve a fictional idea and more time focused on what was really important, I would have been happier. I think you should be using the term fashion bloggers. Fashion bloggers or super rich lifestyle bloggers perhaps are more along these lines. Women seeking casual sex Park City Utah stopped following a few of the bloggers you mentioned because it made me depressed. I can attest to the feeling of inadequacy, of being sucked in, of comparison to all the other bloggers.
The parallels to porn are spot on- it is simply not real. But, man, is it addictive. Despite the fact that each photo arouses feelings of hatred and envy that I despise feeling. Narcissism is an epidemic. They were disproportionally run by LDS members. Fashion blogs, mommy blogs, lifestyle blogs. Even the travel blog community is exhausting- I mean, who actually takes drones on vacation? Apparently you need casual aerial shots on iconic beaches to be a real traveler.
Luggage 10 lbs overweight. Women seeking casual sex Park City Utah the 40 minutes spend getting every cute angle of your adorable outfit with your selfie stick at every. I know that my travels became far less enjoyable when I was so focused on getting that one iconic shot. As I am trying to negotiate my re-entry to the blog-o-sphere after Beautiful mature looking seduction Tulsa Oklahoma burn out and blogger-overstimulation, I will be keeping this post in mind.
Re entering with honesty and openness, with no need for an asterisk. I think the people who fawn over and worship this lifestyle fictitious character are more to blame.
People go online to seek out their fantasyland. Wow, this excellent and thought provoking article sparked a lot of very civil, thank you everyone comments. I met a young Mormon woman from Orem who was my ideal in many ways. A young mom and struggling with her responsibilities, she was nonetheless very spiritual and well-educated in a gospel sense and a returned missionary who had many suitors when she returned.
A convert, I was the opposite when I was young and single and really struggled to get a grasp on what it meant to live a Mormon lifestyle. I really admired her. We need to be able to separate, in our own minds and hearts, culture and religion.
I had made the choice to stay home with my kids and found I could only hold things together at home if I was away doing my own thing less than 10 hours a week. My struggle was feeling like I was worth something because I Blonde haired beauty on morning light rail educated but had no career. Often, child care was boring, too, especially when the kids were really young.
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