July 10th, 2014
03:56 PM ET

Is Social Media Killing Marriage? Carlos Watson from OZY.com Discusses New Study

Your wife comes to bed late — again — after spending hours on Facebook. Maybe you feel like your husband is more focused on Twitter than you. Here’s a pro tip: You’re not imagining it.  Your relationship really could be headed for rocky shores, if not splitsville, according to a new study from Boston University.

Researchers found that, in general, people who use social media are 32 percent more likely to think about leaving their spouse.

Facebook in particular is “a positive, significant predictor of divorce rate and spousal troubles,” it notes.

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