If you have either strayed in the relationship or been the person who strayed away from the relationship, you know what a complete nightmare the entire experience is. It shatters our ability to trust, believe or even have hope about a relationship. Many things contribute to a person leaving or going behind our back. For Gen X and millennials, in particular, our love- hate relationship with our phones and social media make the process much more complicated, and easier for us to experience infidelity.
For Gen X and millennials, in particular, our love- hate relationship with our phones and social media make the process much more complicated, and in fact easier for us to experience infidelity.
Here are some more thoughts on the topic and my advice as featured on the Business Insider.
“Once someone connects with another person who fulfills their fantasy or emotional need in some way, more often than not, they become attached to this person and the temptation to stray becomes a reality,” said relationship expert and psychologist Vijayeta Sinh. “The ease of hooking up through dating apps and social media makes it very hard for someone to trust their partner.”
Other thoughts about how phones and social media are a double-edged sword when it comes to love and relationships: http://www.businessinsider.com/online-dating-bad-millenial-relationships-2017-6
If your mobile device made it easier for you to cheat or be cheated on, share your experience in the comments section below.
Self & Relationship expert Dr. Vijayeta Sinh, Ph.D. loves to help young men and women develop and keep healthy and satisfying relationships. Her advice has been featured in Reader’s Digest, NBC News, Nylon, and Bustle. Connect on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.