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What's Up With the "It's Complicated" Relationship Option on Facebook?

Tech Dating 101: What Does "It's Complicated" Mean Anyway?

Oh, love in the digital age. It's confusing, isn't it? My Tech Dating 101 series regularly tackles how technology and new forms of communication are evolving dating and relationship rules, and though I've tackled many a topic, I have yet to nail down the specific meaning of "It's Complicated." You know, the status you can select on Facebook? To see what I think,


I saw the movie of the same name the other night and spent half of it stuck on the title and label as it is used in pop culture. I say it's when you aren't ready (or still content) to say you're "in a relationship," but you aren't single either, and that leaves a giant chasm. We've already discussed how long a gal should wait to change her status from "Single" to "In a Relationship," but what's up with "It's Complicated"? Do you have a time frame and explanation for the love 2.0 label? Do you use it? And if so, what made you pick it?

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