Many attempt to justify ghosting as a way to cease dating the ghostee without hurting their feelings, but it in fact proves the subject is thinking more of themselves, as ghosting often creates more confusion for the ghostee than if the subject kindly stated how he/she feels. Beth: I thought it went well, but I've texted him a couple of times since then and he's been ghosting me. When a guy dates a girl to boost his own ego, while cheating on her or generally degrading her to break her down.Benching is when someone you’re interested in stops actually hanging out with you or committing to dates, but continues to text, tweet, or snapchat you. It’s also known as being kept on the hook, left on backburner, or simply being led on.
According to New York Magazine’s Beta Male, ‘benching’ is the new dating term you need to know about. But you’re still on the team, ready and waiting for when the coach decides to bring you back into play.And a lot of normal people are apparently doing it, too: A Huffington Post/You Gov poll from last fall said that of 1,000 American adults surveyed, 11% had ghosted someone before.Ghosting doesn't just happen after a single rendezvous, either.a situation in which two friends* partake in activities (such as movies, coffee, walk on the beach) that have the appearance of a regular date, but have no romantic intentions.If you're dating someone and you decide to end it, there's a new, heartless way to break up with them.An older woman who frequents clubs in order to score with a much younger man.