I really thought that we clicked, but I don’t want to go into the “stalker” territory and not see a “no” if it is there. DEAR WONDERING: Yes, I think you are being “ghosted.” Ghosting, for those people fortunate enough not to have experienced it, is a very sudden and unexplained withdrawal from contact, although ghosting usually refers to an actual relationship, not a possible relationship.
Another modern concept, “bread-crumbing” is the despicable practice of basically messing with someone by throwing down little bread crumbs of (digital) interest, without ever consummating an actual “meet.” Just as modern life makes it easy to connect, it is also easier to disconnect, with few consequences.
A man I dated a couple of months ago first told me he was separated, but later admitted he was actually still living in the same house with his wife.With the obsession that today’s media has with youth and appearance, you could be forgiven for thinking that it’s only the young who are looking for companionship, that dating is a young person’s game. Which of the following images do you think the media is more likely to use to accompany an article on online dating? At the same time, more older adults over 55 find themselves single and looking, either through divorce or the tragic loss of a husband or wife they loved for many years.