Now, “stashing” is the dating trend to worry about, reports Brit Co, and it might be worse than ghosting. ICYMI, that’s when someone keeps leading you on — a wink emoji here, a heart emoji there.Of course, we’re probably ~all~ familiar with ghosting, when someone goes MIA. Or maybe you’ve actually been seeing the person IRL and then they disappear. They don’t go completely MIA, but string you along, crumb-by-crumb.And while we can't implant a chip into people's heads that lets us read their minds just yet, we So, you've gone on a couple of good dates with someone, and all of a sudden the momentum stalls.
If you don't find yourself on their social media, they may just be a wary user or have an ex that they know will reach out and bother you if you tag yourself in a photo.
Now, there's always a chance this person actually did get really busy with work or has been slammed with best man/bridesmaid responsibilities, but when it comes down to it, we make time for the things we value.
Let that inform how you move forward with someone who makes you feel benched.
They give you just enough crumbs of conversation or flirtation to keep you interested, without crossing any boundaries they couldn't justify if their current partner found out.
Just remember, if someone will do this to their current partner with you, they'd just as soon do it to you with someone else.