Dating ad terminology
As singletons swap meeting potential partners in person for a quick swipe on Tinder, it's important to get clued up.Luckily, Claire Certain, global head of trends at dating app Happn, has put together a definitive dating terminology guide to aid you in your quest for love.
As soon as someone takes the bait and starts to get attached, they will get bored and end the relationship.
(obs) Gendered term once applied to one’s cis, female-identifying partner Hang out, n. An aim of a serious matter, requiring sufficient reflection, with full consent of free will Love, n. Men who ascribe to women all the vices they discover in themselves NFP, n. Basic unit regarded as complete but which can also form a component of a larger whole Soul mate, n.
One who assists on the ship ferrying a soul to Hades Spiritual Director, n. A series of letters written by John Paul II exhorting men and women to compliment each other more frequently The Naked Public Square, n.
A way for Kennedy men to dispose of Kennedy women Barrier methods, n. What she thinks he is and he thinks he isn’t Breakup, n.
Change in tone and register at puberty Broho: Slang, brother who lives on or near Houston Street Chastity speaker, n.
“One moment you are flirting back and forth after a handful of dates, the next you are checking your phone incessantly, bewildered at why this person you had a connection with has so abruptly dropped off the face of the earth.” Slow Fade Similar to ghosting, this is a more drawn-out version, “where someone you are chatting to or seeing gradually cuts you off, making less and less effort with being in touch.” Thirst Trap This term is most commonly used to describe a social media photo that's posted to intentionally create attention.