Does Your Second Half Micro-Cheats on You? Check This and 6 Other Dangerous Online Dating Trends You Should Beware Of in 2018

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Building relationships in a modern world is an extremely hard task and taking to account the number of dating apps and Internet shady conversation it may seem to you that it’s impossible at all. Well, that’s obvious that there are some rules and of using dating apps that every student should know. 

Nexter.org prepared some new dating that can be toxic for your relationship. 

Gatsbying

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This latest trend in dating was named after Jay Gatsby – the main character of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s famous novel ‘The Great Gatsby’. Those of you who have read the novel or seen the movie know that Gatsby organized extremely huge and glamorous parties in order to impress his beloved Daisy, Typical Student explains. Consequently, ‘to Gatsby’ means to post a glamorous photo, video, selfie, or story to your social media account just to impress your ‘special one’.

Let’s be honest, that is basically what social media is all about, showing a curated version of yourself living your best life.

Micro-cheating

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Micro-cheating refers to “a set of behaviors that flirts with the line between faithfulness and unfaithfulness,” says Maryland-based couples therapist Lindsey Hoskins. Virtually anything, from Tinder swiping for fun to flirting with a cute stranger, could be considered micro-cheating, depending on someone’s values and relationship priorities.

Marleying

The term ‘Marleying’ comes from Charles Dickens’ ‘A Christmas Carol’ in which a ghost of Jacob Marley visited Scrooge on the Christmas Eve. Thus, ‘Marleying’ is a sudden appearance of your exes during the holidays, basically Christmas holidays.

Ghosting

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Ghosting is a casual strategy of online dating. It’s comes from a classic strategy of ‘being cold and unreachable’ which has to make your date finally abandon you. In 21st century, this classic movie becomes a trend in online dating. So ‘Ghosting’ is ignoring your online date’s messages in order to get rid of them. Pretty cruel but it definitely works and achieves its goal quite fast.

Caspering

‘Caspering’, named after a cartoon character, is a gentle alternative to ghosting. In other words, Caspering is honestly saying your online date that you let them down before stop texting them.

Shaveducking

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This latest online dating trend, or maybe it’s better to say fear, concerns the male part of online dating apps users. Shaveducking is a name for the state of fear or anxiety that you are only beautiful wearing your beard or that you seem attractive to somebody just because of your beard. That may sound ridiculous, however, beards are extremely trendy now and probably shaveducking has a quite solid basis for existence.

Freeclimbing

Freeclimbing is a new online dating trend which basically is searching all kinds of information about your online date with the help of social media accounts and thoughtful leading questions. Despite the absurdity of using freeclimbing, it can actually save your life because you never know who your online date really is.


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Does Your Boyfriend Micro-Cheats on You? Check This and 6 Other Dangerous Online Dating Trends You Should Beware Of in 2018
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Does Your Boyfriend Micro-Cheats on You? Check This and 6 Other Dangerous Online Dating Trends You Should Beware Of in 2018
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Building relationships in a modern world is an extremely hard task and taking to account the number of dating apps and Internet shady conversation it may seem to you that it's impossible at all. Well, that's obvious that there are some rules and trends of using dating apps that every student should know.  Nexter.org prepared some new dating trends that can be toxic for your relationship. 
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