6 Modern Dating Terms That You Need to be Familiar With

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1. Ghosting

If your partner or just a beautiful ebony escorts NYC girl decides to go silent on you one day without any warning, he or she is said to be ghosting. It can also happen when one partner leaves town and doesn’t tell the other where he or she is going or why they are leaving. If you’re friends on social media, the person may block you to avoid any questions or confrontations. If you are victim, just leave the ‘ghost’ alone, he or she will talk to you when they’re ready.

2. Stashing

Do you know a person or friend who is in a committed relationship, but never tells you or any of his or her close friends about it. Alternatively, the person may never introduce their girlfriend or boyfriend to close friends or relatives. This kind of behavior is known as stashing. Additionally, If your partner is stashing, he or she won’t change the relationship status on his or her social media page. If your partner is stashing, ask them why they behave that way.

3. Zombie-ing

Zombie-ing is whereby the person that left you without any word suddenly returns into your life after a longtime. Interestingly, the ‘zombie’ doesn’t think that he or she did anything bad by going silent on you. They always try to act as if nothing ever happened and do everything to ignite old sparks. In any case, the ‘zombie’ should give you a good reason why they left.

4. Breadcrumbing

Breadcrumbing is when a person leads you on with romantic gestures, but never declares their interest officially. As a result, you’re left second guessing whether they want a relationship with you or they’re just messing with your emotions. This is one of the most annoying behaviors and you should confront the person or stay away from them if you’re a victim.

5. Gaslighting

Ever felt as if something is off with your partner, but when you confront them about it, they make it seem like you are the one with the problem. The act of shifting the blame is called gaslighting. Whenever your partner starts gaslighting, you are in for an emotional roller coaster. For such a case, find a mediator (preferably someone in a relationship and you both know and like) to get down to the bottom of things.

6. Peacocking

Peacocking happens when someone romantically interested in you shows off what they believe to be their most impressive qualities to get your attention. Some may show off their wealth, others may sing so you know they have good vocals,and others may even flash their muscles to show you how fit they are.