Screen Shot 2014-10-01 at 4.04.08 PMThere is no doubt that social media can be destructive to one’s relationship. We all have either witness it first hand or was a bystander to a friend or family member. New data not only confirms what we already know, but also suggests a social media prenup may not be far-fetched in today’s social media savvy era.

In a study published in 2010, more than 80 percent of attorneys surveyed by the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers said that they’ve witness a rise in the use of social networking evidence in divorce trials over the last five years.

Rebecca Crumrine Rieder, one of the four partners in her family law firm, states a social media prenup lays out how you use social media as a couple. Social media prenup details may include:

• Social media account sharing or disclosure of passwords
• Decide upfront on who your partner can or can’t be friends with on social networks
• What he/she can or can’t disclose on these networks during and after the marriage

After understanding the terms of a social media prenup I am actually not against it, though, I’ll admit, at face value it does seem trivial.

What’s your take Clutchettes? Do you see yourself composing a social media prenup?

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