I love watching “beauty gurus” on YouTube. Occasionally I’ll watch family vlogging channels as well. A common trend that I’ve noticed in the comment section is that a lot of viewers think these people have perfect lives. Some examples of comments are:
- “Your baby is the the cutest, smartest baby on YouTube.”
- “I love your family, you guys give me life.”
- “You are so perfect.”
I think it’s all well and good to get inspiration from the people we see on various social media sites. It becomes a problem when we begin to put them on a pedestal and believe that they don’t have issues, fears, insecurities, and problems, just like the rest of us.