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(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.Chelsea, a 25-year-old Manhattanite who has been both a ghost and a ghostee says the fast-paced, onto-the-next mentality of online dating makes the need for an "it's not me, it's you," conversation irrelevant."Even after one or two dates they are still just a profile to you, not a person.When it comes to modern digital relationships, the rhythm of the exchange tells us as much as its literal content, and it doesn’t take any specialized skill to read between the lines.If you’re initiating all the texts in the relationship, the recipient just isn’t that into you; if you’re not getting any texts back, the recipient isn’t into you at all.' Well haven’t you just walked away from a million different things in your life because you weren’t into it? On the flip side, Levkoff feels offering an explanation -- even if it's a short one -- is just part of being a standup woman or man.
But while most don't condone ghosting, that doesn't seem to influence whether they'll do it to someone else.Breaking Up Is Hard To Do Dating is, in some ways, a metaphor for Halloween.('Tis the season, go with me here.) Trick-or-treaters go from house to house, tasting all different types of "candy" (aka men or women) until they're completely exhausted. In a 2012 study, researchers identified seven types of breakup strategies.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?