He Didn’t Ghost. He’s Ignoring You.

Shani Silver
5 min readAug 13, 2023

Call it what it is.

Photo by Shani Siver

Dating culture has a bad habit. Okay, it has fifty, but today we’re going to learn about this one: cute little names. You can’t skip a YouTube ad for a mattress that comes in a box without seeing a new term for new bullshit people are doing to each other in the dating space. We take a trend or practice that’s abhorrent and we give it a fun moniker to hashtag, like a new color of…