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8 Reasons Why Ghosting Is Not a Good Idea

8 Reasons Why Ghosting Is Not a Good Idea

Have you been ghosted?You’re not alone. Nearly two out of three individuals in a recent research have been complicit in ghosting someone else but also suffered from being ghosted themselves. If we were to regard the study participants as though they represented the entire society, it’s safe to say ghosting is a popular method of ending a relationship.But what is it?Ghosting is the act or practice of abruptly cutting off all contact with someone (such as a former romantic partner), usually without explanation, by no longer responding to phone calls, instant messages, and so on.If you’ve gone on a couple of dates and thought you might’ve met a potential prospect only to discover that he now blocks you on social media and refuses to answer your texts, guess what? You’ve been ghosted.Ghosting a romantic interest may be more common than ghosting a friend, but both are known to happen.But why would anyone do so,

given ghosting can sink the victim’s self-esteem and create confusion—to say the least?Some choose ghosting out of the mistaken belief that it’s a kinder way to let the other person down. Ghosting is a way to show your love for someone you care about, but also to make it seem like the kind of person you want to be with.

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