Dear Wendy Atterberry: When’s the Best Time to Announce Your Relationship on Facebook?
Technology is ever-present in our day-to-day lives. There seems to be a general consensus that giving your relationship status publicity has no bearing on For a fleeting moment, it feels good that your friends and family are when it doesn't work out and you begrudgingly have to change your status to. Here's why you might want to keep your relationship status to yourself. status on the world's most popular social network actually a good idea? asks the other whether it's time to update their relationship statuses on Facebook). don't) , you don't really need to officially change your relationship status on. I don't know anything about you or your boyfriend. I don't know how long your relationship has been long-distance. I don't know if either of you are good.
But it wful not show in the news feed that you dropped him.
When my SO and his ex girlfriend ended their two-year relationship, they kept pretty quiet about it. They still spent time together and went places with friends, and yes,they hid their relationship status on facebook. They wanted to stay friends and not cause a big uproar about their relationship ending. They still got along and had common interests, they just were not romantically compatible and trying to force it was making them miserable, so they stopped.
But because they kept it low-key, A LOT of their friends did not know they had split. About 7 months later, when he and I had been dating for about a month, we decided to change our facebook statuses at the same time. We did not expect what happened next. Countless friends of his ex crawled out of the woodwork to bash him, thinking that he had spontaneously dumped her or was cheating.
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They publicly posted obscene, insulting comments and even sent him threatening messages in private. It took the ex a few days to catch up with the situation and call off the hounds, but that amount of time was enough for my SO to lose pretty much every person who had been a mutual friend of theirs. Not to mention the whole thing made him feel terrible for having left her, even though he knew it was right thing to have done.
They guilt-tripped him so badly it took him months to get over it. And these were all adults, mind you. You need to change the approach, so take a look at the things women shouldn't do after a breakup.
15 Things Not To Do After A Breakup
Make sure it's really over before you make a relationship status change on social media. Also if you're in a "new" relationship a week later, you might need to reassess what a relationship really means.
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- 1. You may want to keep some of your personal information private
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Immediately Go On a Trip to "Paradise": Hold off a few months until you've healed and your emotions are more stable, and you'll enjoy the trip more. Bad Mouth Your Ex: Don't share private things that were meant to be kept private between you and your ex. Making negative remarks is something that will haunt you in the future. Become a Full-Time Gym Rat: The only reason to spend four hours a day at the gym is if you're a personal trainer.
You forget that at the end of the month the bills for all of those really cool things that you bought will be all yours. Get Jealous of Your Friends' Happiness: A lot of unhappy people don't necessarily mean to be jealous of their friends, but they are. Even though it's not here yet, if you keep a positive attitude it can happen for you. After a breakup, never stay in your house and isolate yourself from people who care.
Accept all invitations from friends that come your way. Date Obvious Bad Choices: You don't have to date the first person who shows interest. Make better dating choices. Refuse to Let Go: If you go on your ex's social media obsessively, then think about why you feel you need to keep checking on him.