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Dad Hilariously Threatens to Exit Family's Active Group Chat | "I Can't Live With This Pressure"
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Dad Hilariously Threatens to Exit Family's Active Group Chat | "I Can't Live With This Pressure"

He expressed concern over the overwhelming number of texts shared in the group chat every day and how he feels pressurized to respond to all of them.

For many families, having fathers who are active in group chats is nothing less than a test of their patience as the dad jokes never seem to run out. However, Allison D'Orazio's family experiences something entirely different as it was their sweet and supportive patriarch who ran out of patience. 

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Allison took to her social media account on Twitter to share how her father decided to take a break from their active family group chat. Dr. Thomas D'Orazio, who is an eye surgeon by profession, hilariously confessed to his wife and two daughters that he couldn't keep up with having to react to all of their texts.

When asked about her first reaction to his text in an interview with TODAY, Allison said: “When I read it, I burst out laughing. He's hilarious."

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The text from the 23-year-old's dad reads: “I can’t keep up with the pressure of always having to lol or like or heart everyone’s random thoughts, pics, and amusements. For all future texts: I love them, laugh at them, or like them unless it’s bad, then I dislike them. In perpetuity.” The 51-year-old D'Orazio added, “I can’t live with this pressure.”



 

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Makes all sense as family groups often see a chaotic number of text messages. "He basically doesn't sit down until his lunch break and then until the end of the day, so when he reads his phone after appointments, there has to be so many text messages," Allison told Good Morning America as to why Dr. D’Orazio took the opportunity to steer clear from his buzzing phone. "He probably thinks there is a fire or something when it's just our random stuff." 



 

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"We were sending a bunch of article links to stuff we found funny," Allison said of what prompted her dad's now-viral text. “The three of us are very extroverted and send random stuff all day long. He’s so kind and engaged with our lives—he's like the perfect human being—and I think it was stressing him out that he can't respond to all the messages.” She also revealed that her father didn't leave the chat and was just bluffing.

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Allison added that her father signed his epic note, "a grumpy guy from the pre-cellphone era." That part was cropped out of the screenshot she shared on social media.



 

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According to LiveStrong, "A March 2021 report from the Pew Research Center found that 31 percent of U.S. adults are online almost constantly, and 48 percent go online several times a day. Being available online 24/7 can take a toll on your mental health, a phenomenon called 'digital burnout.'"

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