Definition of online dating terms
Just a suggestion: if you have people cushions there's probably something wrong with your relationship in the first place.
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).
Remember when the world finally came up with the term ‘ghosting’, and we finally had a way to describe all the dates that had disappeared from our lives? Well, good news: there’s a new way to describe all the massive d*ckheads in your life.
What a wonderful time to be alive, we said, sobbing into a plate of nachos after another failed relationship.
According to New York Magazine’s Beta Male, ‘benching’ is the new dating term you need to know about. But you’re still on the team, ready and waiting for when the coach decides to bring you back into play.
This is when someone you have been chatting with keeps finding ways to avoid actually seeing you in person, but continues to contact you over social media.As singletons swap meeting potential partners in person for a quick swipe on Tinder, it's important to get clued up.