Every now and then we are connected to the social media. It has been a boon for different sectors like business, advertising, communication, knowledge, information, education but when it comes to relationships it has been a curse. Relationships are broken because of Social Media. It has influenced a high number of social crime.
Here are some tips to protect your Relationship from the effect of social media:
1. Post wisely:
Posting each and everything on social media is not a wise idea. Sometimes, you may get caught up in a happy moment of your relationship, so much that you want to post every moment of your relationship online. This will only work for celebrities, you don’t live in the public eye so it’s better not to post about each and every task of your daily routine. It can make you look like you are seeking attention. Sometimes, it is better to express your feelings offline– whether it's a heartbreak or a lovey-dovey picture with your partner because social media comes with haters, evil exes, ill-wishers. So, you better post wisely from next time!
2. Don’t get addicted to it:
Spending too much time on social media can be harmful to your relationship. You won’t be able to spend quality time with your partner, which will create distance and probably ruin your relationship. It may trap you in difficulties if one partner is spending most of their 'home time' on the laptop or smartphone, checking and sending work-related texts and emails. Your spouse may get distressed about it. Limit your time that you spend online. Try not to get addicted to it!
3. Don’t give out your passwords:
Don’t give or ask for passwords to the email or voicemail accounts of your partner. Privacy is healthy. So maintain privacy in order to maintain a healthy relationship. Checking out emails, and messages of your partner will create trust issues!
4. Hangout daily:
Get real, not virtual. We can’t get intimate online. Let your heart, mind and voice have some real face time with the one you love. Turn off the computer, and turn to each other. Communication is the key to a healthy relationship. Hangout with your partner whenever you are free rather than spending time on social media, which will help you to build a good and a healthy relationship.
Recognize that your relationship must be a priority, and if your partner is unhappy with your use of social media, you must re-negotiate the situation. Apart from the negative effects, there are few good aspects of social media on the relationship.
5. Long distance relationship:
If you are distant from your partner social media could be the best medium to stay connected with your partner. You can share moments of every now and then though apart from each other; which will probably help you to maintain a good relationship with your partner.
Follow these tips to protect your relationship from social media. As it is accessible in every nook and corner it will somehow be difficult for couples who are addicted to social media.#social media #effects #relationships