How Facebook Increases Risk of Divorces and Breakups
Facebook and social networking sites may be good for our social lives, but they can cause havoc in our romantic relationships, according to a new study. From emotional and physical cheating to break-up and divorce, researchers found ' Facebook-induced jealousy' significantly increased the risks for couples of all ages. According to Daily Mail, research found that conflict was much more likely to occur when the website was used excessively, because some people tended to jealously monitor their partner's activity or even to reconnect with ex-partners.
According to the study, published in the Journal of Cyberpsychology, Behavior and Social Networking, couples who are just starting out should consider staying away from the site. Dr Clayton explained: ‘The findings held only for couples who had been in relationships of three years or less.... Read the full, comprehensive news article and discuss at The Standard