Facebook is cited in 1 out of every 5 divorces in the United States, according to the Loyola University Health System. Furthermore, 81 percent of the country’s top divorce attorneys say they have seen an increase in the number of cases using social networking evidence during the past five years, according to a recent survey by the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML). Last but not least, Facebook is the unrivaled leader for online divorce evidence with 66 percent citing it as the primary source, the AAML said. (source)
Facebook and other social media are not to blame, but can be handy conduits for partners in a struggling marriage to find solace somewhere else. So whether your marriage is healthy or in shambles, it’s important to have guidelines to keep you both from straying. Here are 10 marital principles for social media.
Huddle up and ask your wife tonight: “Do you think Facebook is negatively impacting our marriage? Why?”