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What to Think About Before Posting Family Photos

We asked how you share personal photos. Here’s what we learned from your 1,200 (!) answers.

Psychologist Guy Winch joins Manoush to untangle our mixed posting emotions. Because our grams are complex. A trans listener is thankful his parents didn’t post during his teen years. A mom doesn’t understand her daughter’s online brand. A son wishes his dad included him in family snapshots. Nothing is just a pretty picture.

Plus, the wonderful Charlotte Philby, former editor of Motherland magazine. Her family posts were part of her "brand" - until she stopped gramming cold turkey.


Guy Winch’s new book is How to Fix a Broken Heart.

Charlotte Philby’s website is here, and the article she wrote about her famous spy granddad is incredible.

We gathered some of your comments in a Medium post, because you all are amazing.

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