New trends in dating
Instead of talk about it, the rational thing to do was to go back on Tinder and find some more boys to chat to, just in case the current one fell through.” Another cushioner, Lauren, said that she was still messaging lads while “hooking up” with her steady.“It was always awkward when their names would light up my phone while I was sleeping over [my boyfriend’s] place, but I felt like I needed them as an insurance policy,” she told the Tab.Millennials have found a new way to sabotage relationships.“Cushioning” is a newly coined dating term wherein a partner in a monogamous relationship still flirts with other people — so if their main relationship goes kaput, there’s a backup ready.The New Year may not automatically mean coming up with a whole new you, but it certainly does have some interesting changes in store for anyone involved in a romantic relationship.Our matchmaking agency has been watching the trends and we’ve noticed a sizeable shift recently that we believe will be more noticeable in 2017.
If communication is cut off everywhere else, why swirl around in your digital sphere?Ghosting has been a part of the modern dating lexicon for years. To define this horrifying phenomenon, haunting is when someone from your romantic past lingers in your digital present by occasionally watching your Instagram or Snapchat story, or sporadically liking your posts.A haunt is a ghost from a previous relationship (or fling) that somehow got stuck in your online realm.Thoroughly spooked, I asked my friend, "What does he want, what does this mean!?? The only clear thing was that I was being haunted by a dude whose number I'd never even saved to my phone.
The ghost was caught in my Instagram attic and I had no clue how to set him free.
” But let’s face it: we live in a feedback culture today.