Ever since networking evolved from the MySpace phenomenon back in 2003, Facebook took the top spot two years later, now having pulled in over 1 billion users, making for a plentiful abundance of social media fanatics. What began as a small college site evolved into a soapbox for anyone with something very important or either very useless to share. While the internet allows us our freedom of speech to preach whatever we wish to friends and family around the world, we aren't apt to pausing very long before doing so.
In honor of YourTango's Nag Free Week, we're offering relationship expert advice with a couple who knows a thing or two about good communication. Join us on Friday, November 15th, 2013 for a Facebook chat about getting to the heart of the matter — and in your own personal style.
Should you post that cute pic of your partner sleeping on Facebook? Probably not. Relationship expert Debra Smouse explains why sharing personal pictures of your partner on social media may be a betrayal — and the questions you should ask yourself before you click "upload now".
This dating and life coach investigates the recent backlash against "Fit Mom" and how Facebook Envy may be damaging your life. Obsessed with knocking down people online? It's time to take a step back and think how great you are, instead.
A breakup typically means moving out and moving on, but there's one way we still stay connected to our ex: through social media like Facebook and Twitter. Are you obsessively checking your ex's profile? Watch this video first, and then step away from the computer!
Do you have any crazy (or crazy-awesome) online dating stories? Relationship expert Charles Orlando will be hosting a YourTango Facebook takeover on Thursday, September 26 to talk about internet love. Come share your best dating websites stories!
I know. Its day 4 and you’re still waiting for that flirty blonde you met at the club to add you. Right now all you see is two things: 1) She hasn’t seen her husband since she moved out. 2) Her BFF was nowhere near as cute as she was. In every man’s life there comes a time when he must come to grips with reality. In any other circumstance your life would seem not as pathetic at the sheer mention of never having never indulged, but you no longer have the excuse.
Instant and exciting connections made through social media make infidelity more tempting than ever. This makes it all the more important to maintain honesty and clear communication with your partner. Read more from this relationship expert and don't let social media ruin your bond!
On Thursday, August 29, from 3-4PM EST, YourTango relationship expert and psychologist Dr. Lisa Kaplin will be answering all of your relationship and mental health questions. Dealing with depression in your marriage? Anxiety as a single? Join our chat and get some answers.
You can have hundreds of Facebook friends, but how many of them would you count as a truly beloved friend? We've devised an infallible flowchart for determining who your real friends are. Use our foolproof questions to navigate your way through the chart. When was the last time you saw them in person? Do you have any common interests? Would you keep in touch with them if you went off the Facebook grid? Have you ever actually met? Read on, and choose your friends wisely.
Thought they were overcompensating? A study found that people who post about the relationship on social media are more secure in their marriages than people who don't post as often.
Some people "get lost in a fantasy world of digital relationships thatproduce real emotions but no real boyfriends," says Dr. Wendy Walsh, author of The 30-Day Love Detox. Sound familiar? Join us on Facebook on 6/10 and find out how you can use email, texting, social media and even your online dating profiles to find the love you want.
It was 10 years ago in Italy when I first noticed the phenomenon. I was on vacation with my family, seated at one of the most charming restaurants in the romantic seaside town of Portofino. My table happened to be next to a young Italian couple. Silhouetted against a gorgeous sunset, sipping wine, and sharing a candlelit table for two, the pair should have been filmed for an ad released by the Italian Tourism Board.
Facebook is, for many of us, a part of our everyday lives. We tend to check it in the morning when we start work, again at lunch time, and some of even spend a few minutes checking it last thing at night. I happen to be a big fan of Facebook as it allows me to keep connected to my friends who live on the other side of the world; however I do think it should be handled with care in certain circumstances.