relationship on social media or not?

🎙- Should you share your relationship on social media?

You’re in love and you want to let the whole world know. Besides, everyone seems to be doing it and it looks amazing. Should you share your relationship on social media?

On this podcast episode, I shared some tips to guide your decision.

Listen, learn and enjoy!

What do you think? Share or not share?

→ Are there rules on sharing your relationship on social media?

Let me know in the comment section.

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10 Comments
  • Ilori Henry
    Posted at 16:41h, 15 May Reply

    Beautiful podcast, this was for me .
    I agree it’s based on agreement between both parties in the relationship.
    I don’t have anything against people who do display their relationship. It’s your choice. I am also not here to judge them. I will however, explain to you why I personally decided not to expose my relationship on my social media. I’ve seen it, not all your followers will wear their hearts on their sleeves when they comment on one of your photos or couple photos. Certain people are just patiently waiting for your downfall, your breakup, so they can break the slightly too perfect image you portray, or to make them feel less crappy in front of your failure, When everything is going well they don’t bother commenting on any photos and suffer in silence, but then as soon as there is a problem, they are the first to comment.
    Simply put. I’ll rather keep my relationship private just to mute all the noise around.
    I’ve had past experiences where my partner was the social media freak who wanted to update the world on every detail happening at the time. I just couldn’t bear living like that.
    I’ll choose a low-key life anytime.

    • Oyinkansola Odunlami
      Posted at 15:04h, 17 May Reply

      Muting the noise around is a good thing as long as you rightly define what noise it.

      Thanks for sharing, Henry. I’m glad the podcast was helpful too.

  • Dayo Laguda
    Posted at 18:50h, 15 May Reply

    I don’t see the point of sharing.
    A relationship is between two people.

    Most times people share to show others
    “See I’m very happy”

    if you have to prove that you’re “happy” to a bunch of strangers online.

    Are you really happy?

    • Oyinkansola Odunlami
      Posted at 15:08h, 17 May Reply

      Sharing your relationship just to impress others isn’t the best motive.
      Thanks for sharing, Dayo.

  • Rubie Targema-Takema
    Posted at 04:40h, 18 May Reply

    Love love love this one Oyinkan!
    Very solid points made that I totally agree with.
    I say that everyone has a right to decide whether or not their relationship goes to the public eye, I.e social media
    But personally, there’s something so sacred about this part of my life that I’d honestly rather keep away from the public critic and opinion, particularly in this courtship stage. There’s too much being formed that I need little or no voices from random people giving advise that may not be needed. It is such a satisfying place. Time to post and post about each other will come and it’ll be bliss!

    Once all the people that need to be aware are aware, that does it for me, including parents, mentors, close friends and siblings on both sides.

    Not to be cheeky too but a reminder that “everything glorious hides behind a veil”. Haha!

    Thanks for this hun! You outdid yourself ❤️

    • Oyinkansola Odunlami
      Posted at 16:37h, 18 May Reply

      Very well said, Rubie. 💯

      Thanks a lot for sharing and for the beautiful comment. Really appreciate it.❤️ 😁

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  • Mayowa Kuti-George
    Posted at 08:49h, 10 July Reply

    I will definitely choose the low-key option day in and out. Although my partner doesn’t mind the public display. This is where the wisdom you mentioned comes in. Divine wisdom I shall consistently pray for!

    Thank you sweetheart.

    • Oyinkansola Odunlami
      Posted at 17:30h, 10 July Reply

      I’m sure you guys will find a good balance!
      Thanks for engaging, Mayowa.💛

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