FOMO and the Writer

Posted On May 30 2013 by

My editor over at Women2Women Michigan, where I have a semi-monthly column titled Don’t Tell My Wife I Wrote This, sent me an article from another writer in which I was introduced to the term “FOMO.” FOMO, for you of the uninformed persuasion, is Fear of Missing Out. Though the infliction has existed since the dawn of dawn, it has spiked feverishly since the inception of social network sites. Specifically, it’s the feeling you get whenever you check your facebook page and see all the great stuff that much cooler people than you are involved with. You are immediately overcome …