Slowly is a great app to make friends and learn new things. I downloaded the app hoping I could make lots of friends, but I got ahead of myself and sent a bunch of letters in the span of two days. When I received a letter back I was happy, excited, and curious to know what the other had written me, then I received more and more to the point it wasn’t fun anymore, it felt like a job, and my motivation was very low that I didn’t want to write anymore.
I don’t regret sending letters. I just wish I knew that I had to take my time and not rush myself into making friends across the globe.
I then went on a hiatus. I did receive a letter from a friend that realized I hadn’t replied for a long time. I felt guilty, but I wanted to get well first and get my motivation back. I eventually did, I’m back now, and I’m planning to stay. I will focus on one letter, and when I’m done, I will write to another friend the next day or two days later. I will try not to rush this time, making time for myself.
I just wanted to say, don’t rush yourself. Take your time, and if you think you can handle it, go right ahead. Also, make sure you take some time for yourself as well. Your mental health comes first.