When it comes to bad break ups, we've all been there—curled up on the couch with a bottle of wine, crying while we look through internet pictures of our ex, seemingly happier without us. The internet, for the most part, sucks for the broken-hearted. Facebook, twitter, and blogs provide an all-too-tempting outlet to obsess over pictures of your ex and desperately scan his status updates for any sign that he is missing you.
You love your boyfriend or girlfriend. You also love social media. Does that mean you should combine your two loves so that everyone on your friends list knows who you're going to bed with... and when? Can A Twitter Romance Lead To Real-Life Love? In this video, Cyber Dating Coach & YourTango Expert Julie Spira advises a reader who says she often sees couples talking about each other on Twitter. She wonders if she should start doing the same with her significant other.
After six tumultuous years of being lovers, worst enemies, exes (three times over), and pseudo-friends who would only catch up occasionally via Facebook, my ex Jack finally cut the cord on our online relationship: he de-friended me on Facebook.
In the pre-Internet age, getting over an ex was pretty straightforward. You took his picture off the mantel, avoided places he might be, and gave back that comfy sweatshirt you loved sleeping in (or possibly burned it). 10 Signs You Might Need To Break Up With Your Ex Nowadays, breaking up is a lot more complicated—Facebook and Twitter provide you with up-to-the-minute details about your ex's new life, your cell phone is full of pictures of the two of you together and your iTunes playlist still houses the "For My Greatest Love" playlist.
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?
Ending a relationship is rough. We discovered that women aren't wallowing and eating their feelings post-breakup, as pop culture might have us believe. Instead, they're taking healthy, proactive steps like exercising, spending time with friends and avoiding ex sex—all in the name of moving on from an ex.
I often hear people say, "Facebook ruins relationships." And I must admit, I absolutely loved that the last guy I dated didn't have an account. But Facebook doesn't ruin relationships. Neither do strip clubs, porn, or online dating sites. People ruin relationships.
This week's Relationship Fail comes courtesy of our friends over at STFUCouples.com, a genius Tumblr that also likes to point out the annoying things couples post online. We just had to share their most recent finding with you because, well, it's a classic.
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.
In a perfect, sexually satisfied world, people would give up just about anything to do the deed. "The dishes need to be done? Let's have a quickie first, honey. Need to update your Facebook status? Not until you reach a climax, mister!"
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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
Announcing you're in love via a Facebook status update will always be tacky, but this latest Relationship Fail we found may be the worst instance yet.
We've all been in relationships where, at times, we've felt more like a mom or a secretary than a significant other. While we understand that healthy relationships require compromises, we've compiled a list of favors that good boyfriends know better than to consistently request. If you're constantly taking on any of the items on this list (especially with any hint of resentment), it's time to get your guy to lend a hand.