In the early days of social media, perhaps the only issue with social media in relationships was when one person wanted to make their relationship “Facebook Official” while the other cringed at the idea and flat-out refused. Something as trivial as that was enough to warrant a fight.
Nowadays, we’ve created an arsenal of insignificant social media habits that make modern dating and relationships harder than ever before. We obsess over who someone’s best friends on Snapchat are, we get upset when our significant other likes a swimsuit picture of their friend vacationing in Hawaii on Instagram. It’s even gone so far as analyzing the emojis (or lack of) that your S/O uses when talking to you. The list goes on and on.
Here are just a few ways social media has made it harder on today’s dating and relationships….