Is there a 12-step plan for facebook?

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  1. SimeyC profile image91
    SimeyCposted 13 years ago

    My wife is addicted to Facebook - she works on her farm, her cafe, looks after her pet etc - this all happens at 5:00am - she then updates everything about 9:00am on break and then at 5:00PM after work!

    She uses the computer that is hooked up to the TV so it's very frustrating for me - so much so that I think I'm gonna buy here a laptop just to get her off the TV!!!

    So I want her to go 'cold-turkey' and go on a 12-step plan....

    'My name is....and I'm a Facebook Addict'!!!!

    1. rebekahELLE profile image85
      rebekahELLEposted 13 years agoin reply to this

      I guess be glad it's only facebook and nothing life threatening! big_smile  I'm not addicted to it, but I do go on everyday to tend the farm. there's something therapeutic about harvesting and going to the market and selling the crops. I usually go on for a short time in the morn. and at night before I go to bed.
      her own laptop might be a great solution and wow, what a nice gift for her! hey, maybe start your own farm!

  2. Dame Scribe profile image59
    Dame Scribeposted 13 years ago

    Sorry to hear of your TV withdrawals, Simon wink a laptop will make a awesome gift for your wife too big_smile great idea!

  3. profile image0
    Crazdwriterposted 13 years ago

    Sorry about that SC no steps for FB. I am no longer addicted because my internet keeps screwing it up so it gets annoying so I am not on there as much lol

  4. Jeffrey Neal profile image70
    Jeffrey Nealposted 13 years ago

    Yeah, buy her the laptop! smile

    I bought a netbook for my wife and she loves it.  We can each do our own thing online with no need to wait around for the computer to be free.

    As for FB, I'm a little addicted myself, so I clicked this thread hoping to find some answers! lol

    1. SimeyC profile image91
      SimeyCposted 13 years agoin reply to this

      LOL I may have to do a Facebook Games hub - use my wife for reference and strategy!

      1. rebekahELLE profile image85
        rebekahELLEposted 13 years agoin reply to this

        there you go~~ those would be popular hubs.

  5. Ms Chievous profile image68
    Ms Chievousposted 13 years ago

    Smiley C I have the same problem with my BF. We have to wait to go out until the farm is done! I tried offering him experience points for taking out the trash but that didn't seem to matter. I even offered for him to level up if he did the laundry but no dice! I know what you are going though.. big_smile

  6. Eaglekiwi profile image76
    Eaglekiwiposted 13 years ago

    Well lets hear it for 'the wife ' smile you go you good thing lol
    I gotta laptop so hubby could watch men chasing after a roundish leather thing , and his channelsurfing drove me nuts ... but he has the nerve to tease me , the nerve of him lol

    1. SimeyC profile image91
      SimeyCposted 13 years agoin reply to this

      LOL I prefer to watch men chasing funny shaped leather balls, or small red balls....hmmmm.....

  7. Has_aWayWithWords profile image64
    Has_aWayWithWordsposted 13 years ago

    I say we just cut the facebook cord to the net and then all will be safe from the net pervs who use it as a trolling ground for teenage girls and bored housewives.

  8. Jane@CM profile image60
    Jane@CMposted 13 years ago

    She'd love a laptop, I love mine. 

    I was addicted to facebook & I withdrew quietly, my corn died.

  9. mel22 profile image60
    mel22posted 13 years ago

    they need to set up a Facebooks Anonymous for those dealing with this tough addiction!LOL

  10. Gerg profile image80
    Gergposted 13 years ago

    Step 1:  Admit you are powerless over checking the FB News Feed, peeking in on your friend's photos and posting random quotes on your status.  Wait...hold that thought, I need to post something...

  11. Eaglekiwi profile image76
    Eaglekiwiposted 13 years ago


    Awww you guys are too funny...

    Before Facebook was on the scene , Yahoo got the bash and no doubt in the near future it will be some other site, to be honest everyones kinda right , it is addictive or in its innocent state ,a curiousity. Humans created it and its part of our creative nature (IMO)...But I'm not addicted to booze or suffer from sexsleeping ( like sleepwalking) apparently  lol
    or drugs AND I just earned 20K in Texas Poker last week ...hehe

    Plus Jane I replanted some more corn for ya lol

    1. emievil profile image68
      emievilposted 13 years agoin reply to this


      Hey EK, where have ya been? Glad to see you after uhm a long time? smile

  12. Eaglekiwi profile image76
    Eaglekiwiposted 13 years ago

    Waves n huggggg Em smile
    I havent been too far just not connected due to relocating all that fun (not) lol

    I am good ,happy as a hog in summer...good to see ya smile

    1. emievil profile image68
      emievilposted 13 years agoin reply to this

      Good to hear that. I thought you were no longer hubbing because you're busy with other writing projects. smile

      1. Eaglekiwi profile image76
        Eaglekiwiposted 13 years agoin reply to this

        I wish I had been busy with writing ,but lifes lil realities got in the way.

        Id love one of those dictophone thingys , as my brain jabbers faster than I can type lol

  13. cindyvine profile image73
    cindyvineposted 13 years ago

    Buy her a notebook!

  14. Dao Hoa profile image61
    Dao Hoaposted 13 years ago

    I vote for "buy her a notebook" too. Each of you can do your own things!

  15. Has_aWayWithWords profile image64
    Has_aWayWithWordsposted 13 years ago

    buy her a netbook ad then maybe she will let you get a bigger

  16. mega1 profile image69
    mega1posted 13 years ago

    HP is addictive too!  For awhile I loved facebook , but I got tired of logging on only to see who had befriended who!  Now I am on the Hub about 3 hours a day - it is so much fun - I do my hubs and then surf the forums chatting with "my buddies" and being silly - because otherwise I get no opportunity to laugh and be silly.  I think the alternative addictions she might indulge are far worse, and you probably know how very lucky you are, right?

  17. torimari profile image70
    torimariposted 13 years ago

    Haha, she wouldn't be the only one. My friend's mother is on her farm, cafe, etc. everytime she gets...always sending me gifts. I won't lie; I was addicted to some word find game on facebook but I somehow went cold turkey and escape the addiction. ;D


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