Friday, February 18, 2011

Chp 339. Practical Facebook relationship statuses

Today, Facebook launched two new relationship status options - “In a domestic partnership” and “In a civil union” so as to make the world’s largest social networking site more LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender) friendly.

Mashable: Facebook Adds LGBT-Friendly Relationship Status Options

These two new options should be rolled out to residents of other countries soon. In countries where same-sex marriages are already legal, these options will not appear. A Facebook rep told us in an e-mail, “This has been a highly requested feature from users. We want to provide options for people to genuinely and authentically reflect their relationships on Facebook.”

Facebook already has the following relationship statuses:
  • Single
  • In a relationship
  • Engaged
  • Married
  • It’s complicated
  • In an open relationship
  • Widowed
  • Separated
  • Divorced

Nowadays, it is no longer considered strange or awkward to shout out to the whole wide world whether we are in a committed relationship or have just broken up with somebody. Just yesterday alone, a man was arrested because he changed his Facebook relationship status! [Link] That’s the crazy world we live in today.

So if Facebook is trying to make the site more practical and provide options for people to genuinely and authentically reflect their relationships, I was thinking, why not add a few more relationship statuses, you know, stuff that actually happen in real life.

Here is my list of 20 Facebook relationship statuses that are totally practical today. Feel free to add yours at the comment section. I’ll include them in this post later.

  1. Married, but ready to mingle.

  2. Sugar daddy to …

  3. Sugar momma of …

  4. in a one-night-stand relationship

  5. is currently cheating on …

  6. is sleeping around with everybody. MYOFB.

  7. in a Ménage-à-trois relationship with … and …

  8. in a complicated love triangle with … and …

  9. secretly fantasizes about …

  10. is currently leading on …

  11. is currently stalking …

  12. is currently being stalked by …

  13. answers …'s booty calls.

  14. Open to wife/husband swapping.

  15. concubine of … along with … and … and … and [limit: 300 people]

  16. is faking a relationship

  17. charges 1000 bucks for a good relationship, hourly.

  18. virgin.

  19. virgin, but not by choice.

  20. in a relationship with my right hand.


Your turn :)

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  • Live-in
  • Friends with benefits
[Puia Hmar via Facebook]

  • Born-again virgin
  • Single parent
  • Just playing around
[Aduhi via blogger]

  • Cheating on my right hand with my left hand
[Samuel via Facebook]

  • Cheated on by … currently rebounding on …
[Stephanie via Twitter]



10 comments:

aduhi said...

Good one. Seriously, facebook should buy your suggestions for a few million bucks and you can then split it with me heheh.

How about these?
*Born-again virgin
*Single parent
*Just playing around

illusionaire said...

Updated :)

sunshine said...

Thanks for the wonderful list. Stole your idea. Here is my list :)

http://sunshinenjoy.blogspot.com/2011/02/exploring-facebook-relationship-status.html

lal said...

waht about:

spoilt for choice, under consideration

my type not available in this town and i do not believe in long distance ones, single by choice

friends actively looking for my to-be partner

Rambo type, no partner no problem

Jesus died a virgin, right!

only temporary flings with extra chicks my friends bring along

Am a catholic priest, can't reveal :)

only with on screen ones

-ZB

Alejendro said...

Sweaty sex.. No-Strings-Attached.

Bd Chawngthu said...

*Absent minded: Forgot he's in a relationship

*first come, first serve

*is changing religion to .....

*is committed with.... what's her name again???

Ha2 ka nui nasa ltk a hma post ho kha.... funny thoughts :)

Jerusha said...

How about virgin parent? Since 'single parent' or 'virgin' statuses are so in, might as well get the bet out of it and club them together

Irene said...

Good one. Its all about everyone conveniences.

mashhood said...

Well... Its really interesting....
Facebook should update it....

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