Word for only dating one person
(And if you’re not, well, you may very well have first-hand experience with them, either as victim or perpetrator—or both—and need no refresher.
) Yes, for people of a certain age, having conversations about modern romance can feel a bit like wading through the semantic dark; it’s as if the kids are speaking a different language. Then weeks go by and you realize that whatever you had is over.
The way that breadcrumbing is different from benching is that the former is crueler because the victim doesn’t know if you’re just being a little flaky or if you’re just not that interested.
With benching, it’s more clear that the bencher is pursuing other avenues and just putting you on the bench in case one of their main players gets called off the field.
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It’s time to call it what it is, which is severe emotional abuse.
Gone are the days of being picked up at 7pm and taken to a bowling alley, these days it's all about swiping and happy hours.
And you need to know the lingo to stand a chance in today’s cut-throat dating game.
If your ghoster appears, that means you are being orbited.
This, too, can lead to psychological anguish for the victim, as they wonder if it means the ghoster is regretting their decision to abandon you, or simply keeping themselves in your orbit, so that you don’t forget about them completely in the off-chance they feel like hooking up again.