By Marianne Beach, from GalTime Dating in a Facebook world? “It’s complicated!” to say the least. And a netiquette no-no can put serious strain on a new relationship—or end it all together. We decided to bring in the expert to help us navigate the shark-infested waters of dating in a social media world. Julie Spira is an online dating, relationship and netiquette expert.
Have equal rights for women literally destroyed the balance in modern day relationships? What is the difference between present day society and from our society 40 years ago? Why are there so many divorces, broken homes, and single parents today as opposed to yesterday? What is the one variable in a relationship that has changed from that period until now? Women.
"Thinking of you is workin' up my appetite, looking forward to a little afternoon delight. Rubbin' sticks and stones together makes the sparks ingite, and the thought of rubbin' you is getting so exciting..." A gem written by Starland Vocal Band in the 70s and made infamous in Anchorman: The Legend Of Ron Burgundy, "Afternoon Delight" is one of the cheesiest, yet sexually suggestive songs in existence.
By Talking Teenage Jennifer A. Powell-Lunder, Psy.D., for GalTime.com A few days ago a guy I was friendly with in college changed his status from ‘single’ to ‘in a relationship.’ The flurry of speculative phone calls that followed reached epic proportions. “I didn’t even know he was divorced,” cried one friend. “Who would marry him?,” asked his ex-girlfriend from college.
Being in a relationship involves being committed to another person. It takes two people to give 100 percent of themselves to remain an alliance. In the beginning, if you are on a social media site like Facebook, it is only natural to want to post "In a Relationship" as your relationship status to show all of your 500 friends how happy you both are. But what happens when the relationship ends? What do you do then?
Thanks to the rising popularity of Pinterest, there are now more infographics, visual quotes and pictures of sculpted abs being circulated around the web that we know what to do with. But does that mean you have to post every one you like to your boyfriend's Facebook wall?
This week, our Relationship Fail comes from an anonymous reader who can't help but be bombarded with annoying status updates from a particular couple whenever she logs on to Facebook.
We hate to do this to you so early in the week, but someone needs to point out the grave Relationship Fails that are happening all over Facebook — and may even be popping up in your News Feed as we speak.
You know your way around eHarmony, Match.com and HowAboutWe, but when it comes to connecting further with the guys you meet online, you're a little stumped. Do you send the guy you're interested in a Facebook friend request before the first date? After? Three months later? 3 Apps That Let You Online Date Through Facebook and Twitter
If a guy doesn't check you out on Facebook before your first date, he definitely will afterwards. While your profile and posting habits aren't a be-all end-all, they can push a man who's teetering toward calling it quits. After polling several men, we found six common Facebook faux pas that will cause a dude to re-evaluate the relationship and redirect his affection elsewhere.
One of your man's friends has sent you a "Friend Request" on Facebook. Do you accept it? Reject it? Pretend like you never saw it? Facebook Manners And You [VIDEO] In this video, Cyber Dating Expert and YourTango expert, Julie Spira offers up several options for navigating those questionable connections on social media. Surely, one of these solutions will make you feel comfortable with how you handled the situation.
Parental Panic: How to Manage When the Script’s Been Flipped You pride yourself on your parenting skills. You have studied well and followed all the basics. Your amazing kids are living proof that all your hard work has paid off. When you are not in the role of ‘Parent Extraordinaire’ you love to hang out with your friends and, well, have a little fun. And okay, maybe once in a blue moon you may over do it just a tad, but it is not like you make it a habit. Nothing wrong with that, right?