Rae’s Rules to Remember #73: Social Media Doesn’t Ruin Relationships

Truth!! Hubs and I have been living apart for almost a year now, we both have our own private social media and our relationship is actually stronger now than it’s ever been. Social media might make the temptation to cheat more in your face available, but at the end of the day it depends on both partners and their commitment to each other. Social media has little to do with it, aside from a convienent excuse.


A friend of mine shared a video that’s floating around on Facebook of a guy explaining that social media is the “number one killer of relationships” because you have thousands of people at your fingertips. Other reasons include: if you have a fight with your so someone online can cheer you up or that when you may see other people posting their relationships and start comparing yours to theirs.

There may have been other reasons but either way, all of this is bullshit.

First of all if you’re comparing your relationship to someone else’s you need to take a step back and be realistic. People post what they choose to post. You only see what they allow you to see, and you know nothing that goes on behind the scenes. No relationship is perfect because no one is perfect. Couples fight, they piss each other off. But that’s between you…

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