Dr. Kristen Carney, associate director of clinical training at the Illinois School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University | Schaumburg was recently cited in Brides Magazine regarding the effect social media can have on a new relationship.
"Social media certainly isn't all bad for new relationships, but it does present some challenges," she says in the article. “We can easily see wall posts, pictures, and friend connections going back for years, and if you don't yet know your romantic partner that well, it could be easy to misinterpret things you see on social media, like that picture you see of your new love interest with his arm around another woman. If you are in a new relationship and notice that your partner just friended an attractive person, it might be pretty tempting to feel jealous since you don't quite have the security or trust of an established, long-term relationship."
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