Many of us have gotten into arguments with spouses or significant others when one partner has “overshared” on social media. An understanding in advance may avoid these fights.
Photo by Erin Hochstatter.
Over at relationship blog Your Tango, they have got a list of agreements you should make with your partner early in the relationship, including a “social media contract.” They talk about making the rules a formal clause in a prenup, but that probably isn’t necessary for most people: all you need is an honest conversation. Decide in advance what is and isn’t ok to share about each other on social media. It’s probably wise to discuss whom you agree to friend and if it’s ok to interact with exes, too.
Check the link for other agreements you should make to keep a relationship healthy.