DTR This acronym is the equivalent of having ‘the chat’ about where your relationship is heading, meaning ‘define the relationship.’ Benching Otherwise known as bread-crumbing, this is when someone you’ve been dating stops agreeing to meet in person, but continues to contact you over message and social media. Well, if they decide to make a reappearance, that’s called haunting.“These people are essentially keeping you on the bench while they play out their other options. But, instead of having any direct contact with you, they’ll like or follow your social media.
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.
Talking Perhaps the most simple of them all, when someone says they are ‘talking’ to a guy or girl, it usually means that they’re dating. The Lemming A lemming is someone that, despite exclusively dating, will ditch their partner as soon as a friend comes out of a relationship.
“This may result in the abrupt, unforeseen ending of a budding relationship.
Hopefully, you’ll find someone with more conviction!
” Ship To “ship” a couple is to support or approve of their relationship.