The 17 Stages of Ghosting on a Relationship ...

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Ghosting. It's a divisive subject. Some people think it's the worst thing you can do to someone else – just fading away into the ether. Other people understand that, sometimes, ghosting is the only way. I think most of us have probably done this to someone – a date, a lover, a friend, an acquaintance. It happens. There are times when you just cannot handle the direct confrontation of telling someone you don't want them in your life any longer. Some people make it impossible to walk away. Hell, I ghosted on a former girlfriend who was a very toxic presence in my life – that happened almost ten years ago and she just Instastalked me. Ghosting happens, there are dozens of reasons why, but the whole process typically goes a little something like this …

1. You've Found That You Have Absolutely Nothing in Common

You've Found That You Have Absolutely Nothing in Common

It happens. It can happen right away or over time, but it does happen. Ghosting may pop up as a possibility because you realize that you have nothing to say to the person you're with … and you're not particularly interested in anything they have to say, either.

They Start Blowing up Your Phone before You've Even Met

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Princess A
I have been ghosted before and it really sucks. Just be upfront about things, and your not interested then tell me, ghosting just hurts and it's not very nice. All I can say about ppl that ghost need to grow up
Sassy0816
It's funny that this came out right as I got ghosted for the first time. I didn't even know about this term, but it's exactly what happened. I think I deserved an explanation and a simple it's over. B...
KissKiss2015
I think ghosting is a cop out. Be upfront if you don't want to talk to the guy. He's going to assume you are busy not assume you don't like him.
Gheisha
I been ghost by the same person for years and I finally got the message he use to give me things to pop back up in my life and I loved him so much I let him.each time he did it it tore me apart. I fin...
Travelgalxo
Ghosting is really hard on the heart for the person being ghosted. Unless they are some crazy stalker, the other person deserves an explanation, no matter how many dates or how long into a relationship you are
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