Dating milestones relationship
You've hardly seen any updates on his profile since you had a fight — is he hiding the updates from you, is he so depressed that he's not engaging, or is it just a coincidence?
It's obviously best not to indulge any obsessive or stalking behaviors, but love (and lust) drive people to do silly things.Facebook can mess up your life in a whole bunch of ways.It can get you fired or evicted, plunge you into debt with its addictive games, and even (yeah, right) infect you with syphilis.We wouldn't look at all of those as serious threats, but we all know from experience that one threat is real: Facebook makes dating far more complicated than it used to be.You can use Facebook's privacy settings to mitigate the pains, and you can even make an impossible-to-maintain rule that you won't accept friend requests from people you're dating, but it's almost guaranteed that Facebook will somehow catch up to your budding relationship and challenge it with some confusion eventually.Sometimes you just can't help but wonder what this or that update means for your relationship.
Chances are it means nothing, but that won't stop those nagging insecurities.
That guy just posted on her wall thanking her for the wonderful time they had last night, but she just broke up with you last week. Most of the items on this list have something to do with privacy. It's tough to get over someone you've just lost, but it's even harder when you know she's having a smashing time without you. Maybe it's important for Facebook users to carefully watch their feeds to make sure that nothing comes up that will cause any hurt to any exes, or maybe their exes are responsible for clicking "hide" in the news feed until they're over it.
The site can be a boon for dating in some ways too, of course, but for now we're talking about how it makes things complicated.
Here are five ways that Facebook's erosion of personal boundaries and privacy has made finding security in love and sex more difficult.
He posted on your wall four times today — does that mean he's too into you?
She keeps posting status updates about the cute guys in her office — should you be worried that you'll be outdone?