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Will your relationship survive? Check your Facebook friends

Friday, November 01, 2013
Exterior of Facebook headquarters in Palo Alto, Calif.  (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)

Exterior of Facebook headquarters in Palo Alto, Calif. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)

Not sure where your relationship is heading? You might want to check your Facebook friends list.

Researchers at Cornell University say they can accurately predict when a relationship is going to fail, simply by looking to see what friends you and your partner have in common.

If you have the same friends and those friends have the same friends, then your relationship is doomed to fail.

Researchers say the most successful couples, in their study at least, had a wide range of people in their social circles.

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