When to Unfriend on Facebook, Be Right Or Be Married

When to Unfriend on Facebook, Be Right Or Be Married

The Matt Townsend Show - Season 7, Episode 33

  • Feb 7, 2018 5:00 pm
  • 1:36:24 mins

When should you unfriend someone on Facebook? (21:34) Alexis Elder is an assistant professor of philosophy at the University of Minnesota Duluth.  Her book, Friendship, Robots and Social Media False Friends and Second Selves, has just hit the shelves. Everyone has an overly political or opinionated friend on Facebook or the friend that shares too much about his or her children.  Is it okay to unfriend people who don’t have the same opinions as us? Is Social Media bringing us closer together or tearing our friendships apart? Alexis Elder, a professor of philosophy at the University of Minnesota Duluth, explains when to unfriend. You Can Be Right Or You Can Be Married (1:08:23) Brett Williams has been a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist for 27 years. In any relationship, disagreements are bound to happen. As the disagreement goes on, the focus of the disagreement often shifts from the problem to who’s right and who’s wrong, and those can be dangerous conversations. Here to talk to us today about healthy disagreements is Brett Williams, author of the book “You can be right, or you can be married.”

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