A recent study concluded that the more time you spend on your ex's Facebook page, the more psychological distress you experience, the greater your desire for your ex and the more difficulty you have moving on.
Question from Sarah J.: I’ve been really annoyed by the amount of relationship pictures showing up on my News Feed – all I see are photos of couples kissing or cuddling! Where does social media draw the line on public displays of affection (PDA)? How much relationship sharing is too much? Answers from Our Love Experts:
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A recent study shows that Facebook photos are linked to relationship satisfaction. Basically, couples who are happy together are more prone to upload photos showing the world just how amazing their relationship is. More and more, Facebook is becoming an accurate representation of our lives, which begs the question-What are your Facebook photos saying about your relationship?
Could social media be the new abstinence programme? A new study has found that young people are more inclined to choose social media over sex. For seven consecutive days, 250 participants identified yearnings to interact through tweets, photos and comments as the most difficult stimulants to turn down; more tempting even than sex. The study also showed that the more the participants tried to resist social media, the higher the craving became.
Every time you share a recipe on Pinterest, a feminist loses her wings. Because if you happen to love cooking, especially healthy recipes, that sets the women's movement back a few decades.
Breaking up is hard to do, but our favorite Tweeps are here to ease the pain with their bottomless font of wit and wisdom (but mostly wit). Get ready to cry happy tears.
Question from Tara M.: I just moved a couple states away from my boyfriend for a new job. We’re having trouble adjusting to the distance and need some new ways to keep in touch and keep our relationship strong. How can social media can help my long-distance relationship? Answers from Our Love Experts from CupidsPulse.com:
Picture this: A beautiful Sunday morning at a beachfront café. After a stressful work week, you and your man are sitting down for a relaxed brunch and some quality couple time. You're discussing the idea of summer vacation, dreaming up ideas of where you might enjoy more quality time together. Before you can say, "French West Indies," his cell phone starts buzzing, a call is coming in.
By Child/Adolescent Therapist, Signe Whitson, to GalTime.com How many times have you heard your daughter singing along to a popular song on the radio and innocently belting out the kind of lyrics that would otherwise get her sent to her room? In the moment, you believe (desperately want to believe!) that she is unaware of the innuendo and unaffected by its explicit content.
We invite you to join us on Monday, Oct. 1 for two hours as we delight in combining the sensual pleasures of food and love. Have a favorite go-to recipe you like to prepare for your S.O.? Experienced a food-related dream-date — or dating horror story? Had interesting experiences with incorporating food preferences into a relationship? We'd love to learn more!
It's a dreary weekday morning. You're on your way to Starbucks to get your Venti Pumpkin Spice Latte, and while you're waiting in line, you start chatting it up with a cute guy in front of you. He's hilarious and you guys are really hitting it off. Before he leaves, he asks for your number. As you start giving it to him, he pulls out an old flip phone. This hot guy is saving your number into an old Motorola RAZR. So, is it a turn-off?