Book on dating in your 30
(The Discovery Channel has yet to confirm the anecdote, but current 20-somethings speculate as much.) But in an era of Tinder, OKCupid, JSwipe and Hinge, matchmaking often happens by swiping right and left, making potential daters literally disposable.
The ease of app and online dating has allowed ghosting to take new form.
It's simple, and there's no need to contemplate the many "reasons" a date is unresponsive, he explained.
"When someone's not texting you and you see they've read your text, then you should The idea that a direct message is necessary to cement a relationship’s end is yet another obfuscation.
It’s always a blow, but you can get over it in a few days.
When the ghost disappears, you spend the first few days wondering when you’re going to get a text back and then weeks trying to figure out what went wrong.
This phenomenon isn't new, of course -- prehistoric daters sat by their curly-corded phones waiting for their ghosts to call, and assumed that call have come when he or she was out of the house.To members of Ghosters Anonymous, Carter continued, "Until you close the door and close it completely, I can hold on to that tiny unrealistic shred of hope that you DO still want to hang out, and that maybe you’ll call (text, who am I kidding, nobody calls anymore and I hate it) and it’ll all be great." But Greg Behrendt, author of the best-selling book turned movie, , firmly believes that silence speaks louder than any words could."What I find weird is that there has to be an explanation after two dates.Yes, lack of response from someone you're digging feels crappy. Behrendt doesn't think so -- and he can't understand why humans can't apply the same understanding about changed feelings to relationship as they do to virtually everything else. about a band, about a food, about certain things you thought were fun that you don’t think are fun anymore.But it becomes so profound in relationships like, 'that's never happened in the history of relationships and why would he just walk away?