Remember, you only get one chance to make a first impression. You don’t try to be more than you are to impress others. In the same way, when dating and loving another person, we could do it better if we listen more carefully: Stop talking.
And technology is no substitute for human companionship. If you want to hear what someone has to say, you have to be silent.
"You can't blame Facebook for divorce, but it will exploit cracks that are already there," says Charles J. "Both you and your spouse should be digitally proud of your marriage.
Even Facebook founder Mark Zuckerburg's status recently went from single to married.
So post your anniversary dinner photo together or a picture from a recent vacation," she says.
Orlando agrees, adding that not mentioning your husband is the online equivalent of not wearing your wedding band.2. Elizabeth Hanes of Albuquerque, NM, says she and her husband, Lee, know each other's logins to everything, but not so they can snoop on each other.
"It shows that neither of us have anything to hide," she says. "Once, a friend posted something inappropriate to Lee's wall, but he couldn't access Facebook from work so he asked me to delete the post for him," she says.
"While you might share a toothbrush, a little privacy and mystery is good for a marriage." So even if you know each other's logins, you should feel like you never have to use it.3. People rarely have pure intentions when they seek out exes, says Orlando.
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*Rachel from Central PA shared an innocent exchange she'd had with a colleague.
"My husband was infuriated—and he's not even the jealous type!