Since so many have been doing the Facebook Marriage Challenge, I thought it’d be a good time to talk about some Facebook Rules for Married Couples.
Facebook has become hugely popular in the past few years. Lea and I both love being able to catch up with old friends and family on Facebook. But with anything that comes along, there can also be dangers and problems if not used responsibly. Sometimes Facebook and other online communities can cause problems in marriages if some rules aren’t followed.
One marriage counselor said this, “Over the course of the last three or four years, I have seen the growth of social networking technologies paralleled by a growth of poor decisions and crossed boundaries by Christians who should know better. I have sat across from many who have entered into emotional and/or physical extra-marital affairs through social media. In fact, lawyers are saying that now, one in five divorce petitions they’re processing cite Facebook as either the way petitioners find out about their partner’s infidelity, and/or how their partner began or pursued extra-marital relationships.
See how important it is that we have some rules, guidelines and accountability for things like Facebook? Here are a few guidelines for married couples that Lea and I talked about and I’d like to share… (more…)