The rise of Facebook Linked In and other messaging and social media sites have been helping us connect with people all over the world. However, the same Social Media is helping husbands and wives in having multiple affairs online. Divorce lawyers have revealed that Facebook posts and LinkedIn messages may be responsible for the rise in divorce rates. Spouses are able to conduct as many as five affairs at a time, most of which are completely online. this is helping in the rise of infidelity cases thanks to flirty texting as well as sexting. Hall Brown Family Law reported the figures of divorce cases that prove that there is an alarming rise in these types of cases in the past five years. Oral Sex is Super Important in Love Affairs, Claims New Survey.
Law firms have confirmed that the divorce rates linked with online dating flags were less than 50 five years ago and have skyrocketed to 65 over the five years. Associate solicitor with Hall Brown Family Law, Abigail Lowther was quoted saying, “Some women complained about technology quite literally putting temptation at their partners’ fingertips, providing them with opportunities to establish and maintain extra-marital relationships via social media and dating websites even while they are in the same room.” Lack of sleep may lead to compulsive Facebook use: study.
Several other lawyers have also noted that the increased use of technology has aided people to cheat easily. While cheating husbands and wives were known to behave weirdly and stay out late in the earlier days, spouses now cheat while staying in the same room as the husband or wife, thanks to the increased use of Facebook, LinkedIn and other social media sites and applications. While this report is clearly increasing the worries of the woes of technology, there is a silver lining of the use of technology. It has also helped people to track the illicit affairs.