Dating and facebook

We wouldn't look at all of those as serious threats, but we all know from experience that one threat is real: Facebook makes dating far more complicated than it used to be.You can use Facebook's privacy settings to mitigate the pains, and you can even make an impossible-to-maintain rule that you won't accept friend requests from people you're dating, but it's almost guaranteed that Facebook will somehow catch up to your budding relationship and challenge it with some confusion conversation between a coworker and her long-distance boyfriend that had too many expletives to recount here.

You fall madly in love — update status to “in a relationship.” You get in a big fight! Now, there are so many various forms of communication available that we can constantly converse with someone from behind a computer or smartphone screen.The problem with this is that emotions, feelings, and personalities can get misconstrued and miscommunicated.And seriously, I am to defriending a friend from junior high who insists on tagging photos of me in braces. It is also sending a great message to other dudes — that you’re too immature to be direct and not play games. Entire albums devoted to your picture-perfect love are nauseating. Similar to #2, using your Facebook status messages to tell the world what boring, mundane activity you’re up to is doubly annoying when you make sure to specify you’re doing it with your honeybunch. But Facebook abusers aren’t just hurting the innocent — they’re also seriously ruining their own dating game. Then why do all of your updates use “we” instead of “I”? They’re also a pain in the ass to delete when he dumps you for his coworker. If you Like the Oops-How-Did-My-Cleavage-Get-There? selfie of some girl you used to hook up with and your girlfriend sees it and gets upset, whose fault is that?


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