From ‘Pocketing’ To ‘Eclipsing’: The Modern Dating Terms To Know In 2022

Love is tough enough to navigate as it is, let alone when you throw in a pandemic. And with courtship mostly taking place online these days, there comes a host of terrifying new dating phenomena and ‘situationships’ that we’re only just beginning to wrap our heads around. 
But from the inevitable ‘cuffing’ to the more sinister ‘love-bombing’, the nuances of modern romance are not exactly common knowledge. So to make things a little easier on the bumpy road to love, we’ve put together a glossary of romantic (and very unromantic) terms that are worth keeping on your radar.  
Scroll through for a breakdown of 13 terms that you’re likely to come across in the minefield that is modern dating.

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