Do you remember Alice and Timmy? They're the stars of the smash hit Facebook Manners And You. This time around, another misunderstanding has America's favorite anachronistic 50s couple in dire need of advice about what to do if you suspect your lover of infidelity.
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!
So, you met someone online, you really hit it off, and now you want to take things to the next level ... adding him as a friend on Facebook. The question is, how soon is too soon? Fortunately, Dating Coach and YourTango Expert Annie Gleason has just the advice you need about when to add your online love as a Facebook friend.
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.
So, you've decided you want to try online dating. Congrats! But, before you start filling out a profile, there's one more step you should follow, which is learning about the dangerous mistakes people make in the online dating world and what you need to do to keep yourself safe. 10 Reasons to Give Online Dating a Try
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
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? In this video, Cyber Dating Expert and YourTango expert Julie Spira offers up several options for navigating those questionable connections on social media. “There are several options that you can choose,” Julie explains.
Are you constantly checking your man's Facebook and Twitter pages to see what he's been up to... and who he's been talking to? Have you tried to stop this bad habit, but can't? In this video, Relationship Coach and YourTango expert, Virginia Feingold Clark provides the first step to "Facebook Stalking" recovery by asking the most important question: why are you checking up on your guy?
Alice has discovered that her boyfriend, the lovable Timmy Gordon, may have made a serious error in judgement using social media. Once dubbed the Electric Friendship Generator, Alice thinks Facebook is now the Going Steady Stopper. But if Timmy is legitimately contrite for his cheating should Alice give him another chance? If they don't reconcile should she sell his things online?
Oh boy. Timmy Gordon has been getting really into Facebook, the electric friendship generator. Unfortunately, he's developed a case of insomnia and is trying to cure it with Doze-e-tonic. Unfortunately, the combination of bad advice from Donny Watershed, grand-pappy's cough syrup, 3D glasses and the joy of Facebook has Timmy making some really bad online decisions.
Years ago, in the pre-internet age, getting over an ex was pretty straightforward. You stopped calling him, avoided places he might be, and gave back that comfy sweatshirt you loved sleeping in. 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 cellphone is full of picture of you two together; your iTunes playlist still houses the "For My Greatest Love" playlist. These and other digital reminders make it virtually impossible to move on.
Social media addiction is a real thing. It affects, probably, thousands of people. And it may be wrecking relationships and the ability to connect with people IRL. Is @CoolMomKaren's story a little too familiar? You may suffer from social media addiction. Please enjoy and share with your friends.