At the Intersection of Relationships and Social Media

April 4, 2017

As a family and couples psychologist in the Bay Area, many of my couples bring social media usage and concerns stemming from it into our sessions. Social media has become an addendum, if not projection, of our ego, connectedness, and self-worth- all constructs that are deeply-rooted in the human condition. This could lead to spousal jealousy, feelings of distrust, comparing and contrasting, and misunderstandings. Before things get out of hand quickly, here are four tips I offer couples experiencing relationship strains due to social media.