MMU: What was it about them that made you decide to ghost? I was kind of dating around, playing the field, and not wanting to be associated with any one individual.This was something that I was honest with him about from the start. as soon as the ghosting was underway, he only got worse. Ghosting is honestly hard nowadays when the person you’re ghosting can see when you’re on the internet with the help of apps like Snapchat and Instagram. D: If he was a genuinely nice guy, I would have sat him down and told him I was done with him.She was about to move into a new apartment and mentioned living together.
It definitely felt as though it was my best, and definitely my easiest, option. D: I’d say I knew him for about a month before I decided to ghost him.
Danielle, a 26-year-old living in Manhattan, says it’s okay to ghost…in extreme situations. I met him through a mutual friend and we talked for a few weeks before I decided I wasn’t feeling it.
Rachel Russo, a New York City matchmaker and dating/relationship coach, thinks that it has to do with the ghoster’s unwillingness to deal with tough situations.
“People ghost because it’s easier to fade away than to deal with the inconvenient truth of their lack of interest and/or emotional unavailability.
Daniel, a 23-year-old living in Philadelphia, thinks that ghosting can often be due to a situational occurrence, rather than a blatant disinterest in the ghostee. I was just finishing my freshman year of college and was 19 and immature.
I met a girl at school who I actually was super into.I would suggest calling over texting, as it is easier to ignore a text.Don’t send a long email or seem as though your sanity depends on their validating you.While ignoring someone entirely may, in fact, be easier than giving the person an actual explanation of your disinterest, is it really the best route to take? MMU: How long were you seeing the person before you decided to ghost her?Christian, a 24-year-old living in Chicago, thinks it can be in certain cases. C: I actually met her on Tinder, and we hung out a few times. C: I did run into her at a bar that we both went to frequently.Ghosting has become so prevalent than many people I talk to, including myself, often have no, or very low, expectations when it comes to meeting a new person.