2. Infidelity in Romantic Relationships
On Facebook, it is all too easy to connect with an old flame. Increasingly, couples are experiencing significant discord because one of them begins communicating with an old girlfriend or boyfriend online. It may begin innocently enough, but it doesn’t take much for those conversations to turn excessively intimate or even lead to liaisons. Some may even stay innocent but arouse enough suspicion in the significant other to create a rift. On Facebook, users have instant access to an infinite number of people, and both old flames and new flings can pose a strong threat to a current relationships if they are given too much attention.