The dating dictionary
Breadcrumbing is the hot new dating term of 2017 that unfortunately does not involve bread but refers to 'when a guy or girl gives someone just enough attention to keep their hope of a relationship alive' (thanks Urban Dictionary).
It's kinda like if ghosting and haunting had a baby.
Nonversation Boring small talk with a dating app match that isn’t interesting for either party. Layby Someone who is looking to get out of a relationship but instead of making a clean break, they start laying out the groundwork with other women who they want to date next.
Zombie-ing When a ghost tries to enter your life (possibly after orbiting for a bit), it is called zombieing.
And yes, it's inspired by Less dramatic than ghosting, but still annoying af.
Basically, a slow fade is when you are chatting with someone, who at first seemed interested, but over time the convo slowly dies and they make less of an effort to keep in touch.
We get it, meeting parents is a pretty big deal, but they haven’t even introduced you to their friends at a casj setting like drinks.
It may also be someone who you’ve been constantly flirting with, but they disappear for weeks and then send an ambiguous text asking about your whereabouts. It is that powerful force when a woman becomes completely enamoured and so preoccupied with a man that she loses herself and her own interests and disappears on her friends. Sunday night fever The Sunday night blues for singles who are most likely at home (weekend over), dreading the coming week, and looking for a distraction. When someone suddenly texts you to meet, because they don’t have a date to spend time with.
It's when you're in a relationship but have a few "cushions" around — people you're flirting with — so if your relationship goes south, you have some "cushions" ready to soften your fall, aka your breakup.
Just a suggestion: if you have people cushions there's probably something wrong with your relationship in the first place.
Take your pick: • Men are raised to be stoic and not reveal our true feelings and emotions.
• Space aliens have zapped that portion of our brain required for being real.
All I ask is that they send me a thank-you -- and a photo of them, especially if it happens to feature Victoria's Secret outfits and wrist restraints.