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ghosting

ghosting

Date: Nov 10 2016

Themes: Celebrity, Pop Culture, Romance

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“I’m good at accepting ghosting. Because I do it. But it does depend on the length of the relationship.”

—Actress Issa Rae, speaking about ending a relationship (Buzzfeed.com)

Definition

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cutting off contact with someone in order to end a romantic relationship

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Have you ever just started dating someone, and you already know it’s not going to work out? What do you do in this situation? Do you call them up and tell them? Send them a text message? Or do you just ghost them and hope they’ll go away?

Ghosting isn’t as scary as it sounds! In fact, what it means is to cut off all contact with someone you are dating. If you ghost your boyfriend or girlfriend, you disappear from their life as quickly as a ghost. People often ghost someone rather than having to break up, usually to avoid an awkward situation or to save face. Most people think ghosting is an OK way to let someone know that you are not interested… as long as it happens very soon after you start dating! Ghosting after a year-long relationship could lead to a worse situation than just breaking up face-to-face. Actress Issa Rae has ghosted people before, but she thinks it depends on the length of the relationship.

Have you ever ghosted anyone?

Examples

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“I don’t believe in ghosting. I think you should break up with someone face-to-face.”

“We dated for about a month, and then suddenly, he wouldn’t return my texts. I think he’s ghosting me!”

“It’s hard to ghost someone you work with. You still have to see them every day.”

Winners

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julito1 To end a relationship abruptly and with no regrets
by julito1
a2020 Leave without informing.
by a2020

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wannicho

wannicho

China

It’s not polite to ghosting anyone, after u’ve been dating that person for a while , at least him/her has the rights to know where the relationship goes next. Unless you think all your past relationships were too cheap to deserve a decent ending.

12:08 AM Nov 13 2016 |

ShiningSun

ShiningSun

United Kingdom

There could also be the possibility to ghost someone to check whether the potential prospect is determinant or just a temporary fever. 

02:43 AM Nov 12 2016 |

Rashida567

Rashida567

United Arab Emirates

Ppl who do ghosting to others they are not responsible n not confident at all, so we don’t need such irresponsible ppl in our life

12:04 AM Nov 11 2016 |

gresanpu6981Super Member!

Spain

I didn’t want to do ghosting, but it was necessary.. XP…


I’m agree with Issa Rae, ghosting someone isn’t bad idea if you are a short dating or at the beginner of the dating. 

10:19 AM Nov 10 2016 |

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a2020

a2020

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

I don’t like ghosting and  i have never done it before.

09:25 AM Nov 10 2016 |

abdullah201933

Saudi Arabia

Its so hard when you have a long relationship with BF OR GF and he or she leaves you by unacceptable reason



i had relative relationship with someone at the end of her ghosting always make excuses and ignoring from that situation i knew this is at the


eeeeeeeeeeend between us


anyhow   who does not care about you dont care about her or him

10:54 PM Nov 09 2016 |

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ola3

ola3Super Member!

Ukraine

First you need to find a person in order to ghost. It’s pretty hard nowadays. Sorry.

08:43 PM Nov 09 2016 |

Manol

Manol

United States

Well , yes I did but after the first dating although I know it does hurt however ghosting after a long relationship is not acceptable at all this what it really hurts.

05:45 PM Nov 09 2016 |

Manol

Manol

United States

Well , yes I did but after the first dating although I know it does hurt however ghosting after a long relationship is not acceptable at all this what it really hurts.

05:45 PM Nov 09 2016 |

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