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New Study Shows 1 in 5 Divorces Are Caused By Facebook

According to a recent article facebook site is negatively affecting marriages.

Facebook is the unrivaled leader for online divorce evidence with 66 percent citing it as the primary source.

“We’re coming across it more and more,” licensed clinical psychologist Steven Kimmons, PhD, of Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, Illinois, said in a statement. “One spouse connects online with someone they knew from high school. The person is emotionally available and they start communicating through Facebook. Within a short amount of time, the sharing of personal stories can lead to a deepened sense of intimacy, which in turn can point the couple in the direction of physical contact. I don’t think these people typically set out to have affairs. A lot of it is curiosity. They see an old friend or someone they dated and decide to say ‘hello’ and catch up on where that person is and how they’re doing.”

— which then leads to other things!

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