Take A 30-day Break From Social Media to Improve Your life, Family, & Business. If you say, I don't think I could give up facebook/instagram for even a week, then you probably need to give it up more than you know Being a mom is tough work and if you think that social media is your only escape, then you're not looking into other options Learning how to make friends is a major part of growing up, and friendship requires a certain amount of risk. If teenagers aren't getting enough practice talking to people and getting their needs met in person and in real time, many of them will grow up to be anxious adults. Establish technology-free zones in the house and technology-free hours when no one uses the phone. We are here to help.