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Are you still stalking your ex on social media?

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To block or not to block

When love fades and you and your partner should go separate ways, would you still want to stay connected online? After deleting all of the conversations, the vacation photos, and manually removing each of the tags – do you go to the final step and block or do you just let it slide?

Should you do the latter, it’s hard to resist the temptation of checking your ex’s profile occasionally due to sheer curiosity – but it is when this occurs more than it should, this poses a problem for you as time passes by.

According to a research by Tara Marshall et. al., about a third of people interviewed admitted that they looked at their ex’s profile at least once a week. And with enough frequency, will hinder that person’s way of moving on from a failed relationship. When things turn for the worse, these people might end up with that person to pursue several forms of unwanted intimacy with their ex, like sending messages, gifts, or perhaps meeting them at a bad time for both parties – leaving them more depressed than ever.

This leads us to the term “Problematic Social Media use” where one person dedicates a huge amount of time being preoccupied with a certain social media platform (mostly, Facebook) that they begin to neglect themselves and their loved ones.

This is why there’s no hint of bitterness for you to just hit that block button – maybe this will be better for you as you get emotionally better and give yourself space to find the right person the next time around.

References:
http://theconversation.com/
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/

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