updated 10/02/2012 AT 7:00 AM ET
•originally published 10/02/2012 AT 12:15 PM ET
“I think it’s really hard to deal with Twitter and Facebook and all these social media outlets,” the country singer, 30, tells the Boston Herald in her first interview since undergoing treatment for stress and anxiety.
“It’s hard to take it day after day of reading and seeing things that someone you don’t even know says about you. As much as you said you don’t want it to penetrate, it does, because you’re human.”