You know those friends who post endlessly about how unbelievably awesome their lives are? Don't buy the hype. We translate what their updates are actually saying.
By Jessica Knoll
So, you log onto Facebook during your lunch break, and as you're scrolling through your feed, read things like "Taking the red-eye sucks, but first class eases the pain. Miss Hawaii already!", "It's been a month since Dan popped the question and I still can't stop staring at my ring.", "Dinner at Maison Pierre, dancing at Legend, oxygen facial, Marc Jacobs shopping spree (oops!)-yep, it was an epic weekend." Cue eye-roll and audible sigh.
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