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Ghosting Is Nothing New, Society Is Just Too Sensitive Now

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Ghosting seems like the new trend in the dating world. Just in case you're unfamiliar, this type of ghosting has absolutely nothing to do with paranormal activity. It's a reference to how the person you're involved with disappears from your life. You go out with someone a few times, and you think things are going pretty good. Then all of a sudden there's no call, no text, no email.

In my humble opinion, there are a lot of things worse than ghosting. I mean, that person could just keep leading you on and playing with your emotions. On the real though, I get it. When someone ghosts on you, it can leave you feeling like the relationship is suspended in mid air. Most people simply want that sense of closure that comes with ending things the right way.

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Receiving closure shouldn't be too much to ask for, but ghosting is nothing new. There is just so much technology and multiple ways to communicate that it accentuates the cowardly act. People have been using this tactic to end their relationships forever. As a matter of fact, if you think hard enough about it, it's likely that the first time you were ghosted on probably happened sometime in middle school. And that's exactly how immature it is.

Instead of seeking closure from the person who wasn't enough of an adult to let you know that things weren't working out, provide yourself with that sense of closure. I'm sure that you wouldn't want to have any serious connection with someone who handles relationships in that manner, right? The best thing to do is conclude the relationship within yourself based on that fact.

As far as to why they chose to ghost on you, chalk it up to that person being a dirtbag that wasn't worth your time in the first place. Sure, when things end like that it can be difficult to deal with, but don't worry. You'll be over it before you know it. Oh, and if that person eventually tries to get back in your life, ghosts are dead right? Don't even entertain the thought of a second chance.

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