Your face is illuminated by a computer screen, your body is swathed in sweatpants, and you aren't gazing so much as glaring while you fiendishly prowl Google and Facebook for every possible shred of information you can find about the man you might meet for coffee.
Dating is challenging enough without the struggle to interpret how every status update might affect your future relationship. No Cyberstalking Maybe you're already following the above no-friending rule.
Clicking through someone's public photos "is kind of like passing him in the hall at school," she says.
You see him and get a sense of his life without actually having to put yourself out there.
Before you send a send a friend request, make sure you know the level of "friendship" you have with that person - or else suffer the consequences.
Here's how to know when to friend someone on Facebook.