Friday, April 20, 2018

Ain't Nobody Got Time For Blog Drama


I must not be on the up and up because I don't know the specifics but I've been reading a lot lately about blog drama.  Either readers are making snide remarks about how a blog's content isn't relatable or other blog owners are dissing about who's doing what.  I've even been reading how some bloggers are so stressed out because of all the demands and trying to keep their readers happy that it's making the rest of their life miserable.  SAY WHAT?!!

I know some bloggers stay at home and receive most of their income from blogging.  Project deadlines are expected.  But if a person is going to be so stressed out that their head starts spinning and they're spitting pea soup, I say TAKE A BREAK. 

There's thousands upon thousands of blogs out there.  Some have been here a while (I'm almost nine years in) and some fade as quickly as they come.  Correct me if I'm wrong, but I think a person's blog should be about what they want to write about.  It's their piece of the world.  It's not mine and I have no right to tell them what they want to talk about.

A few years ago there was a blogging community that thrived on bashing others.  It was a Mean Girl's Club.  After the popularity wore off, it died down.  Or so I thought....

I'm 41 years old with six kids, a husband, one dog, and two cats.  I also have a full-time job, on graveyard shift.  Try to tell me what I can and can't write about.

People who hide behind keyboards and take pleasure in degrading others are cowards.  It's the same people who wouldn't say it to your face.

I have no problem if someone doesn't agree with what I type.  They even have a right to tell me that.  But they better have some couth in doing it. 

In a time where women are supposedly building each other up, we ought to be actually doing it.  Everybody put on your big girl panties and play nice.  Word.

Have you been a part of blog drama?  Or heard of the absurdity?

9 comments:

Shooting Stars Mag said...

I don't think I've seen any drama lately, but I know it's out there and I've seen/heard about it here and there. I try and keep out of it if I can. I agree with you - people should be allowed to do what they want. If you don't like a blog or blogger, just stop reading them. It's not that hard. haha

-lauren
www.shootingstarsmag.net

kdrae said...

I don't have time for drama either! :) Too stressful!! :)

Peggy said...

A long time ago I heard of some but not lately. That is so petty. I am thankful all of you bloggers take time to tell me things I don't know about. I am thankful for those of you that have giveaways, you save me gift money. It is just like the TV... if you don't like it change the channel or go to another blog. I like "Tearing me down does not make you look better."

SavingsInSeconds said...

I had no idea about the blog drama. I just keep to my own little section of the world and the web.

Deb PelletierC said...

Life is a drama when I'm a round my crazy family. So I try to stay away from them, this helps. Just remove yourself from the ones who drive you crazy.

Theresa Mahoney said...

I haven't heard of any drama either, but doesn't surprise me. Some bloggers can be catty like it's still high school. I don't blog to make anyone happy but myself. If readers don't like what I post, the great thing is that there are hoards of other blogs they can read that suit their fancy so no need to continue coming to mine.

Sparkles and Lattes said...

I LOVE this post. Thank you for writing this. I could have wrote a bunch of it myself. I hate drama. In life, in blogging, on the internet. All of it.

alissa apel said...

Blogging to me is a release much like keeping a journal. I write about what I want to write about. I say my opinion, but appreciate other's opinions as well.

I love your blog. This post is great.

Sue Hull said...

I don't have a blog. I've had to unfollow quite a few.To much blog drama sucks! Lol!